"Our mission is to replace your wallet, starting by focusing on payments," Cook said before showing a brief demonstration video of an iPhone user holding the phone up to a sensor at a payment kiosk. "That's it!" Cook said, and then he showed the video once more for those who may have "blinked and missed it." Like other payment apps, Apple Pay will support taking photos of credit cards to import their information. … [Read more...] about Apple unveils Apple Pay mobile payment platform
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New Delhi: A section of mobile manufacturers has approached the Labour Ministry to seek wage compensation under the insurance benefits of ESIC schemes. According to a conservative estimate, mobile factories employ around 2 lakh people who get an average pay of Rs 10,000 per month, India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) Chairman Pankaj Mohindroo said. The wage liability on ESIC due to the lockdown could come to more than Rs 250 crore for these workers, he added. The ICEA has written a letter to Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar requesting him to facilitate wage compensation under the sickness benefit. An ESIC subscriber is entitled to many benefits, including that of sickness cash benefit which may be 70 per cent of average daily wages drawn by the employee for non-employment due to sickness. Private sector employees with monthly salary of up to Rs 21,000 can subscribe to ESIC schemes. "ESIC can compensate employees from the scheme as the work was not allowed to … [Read more...] about Mobile makers seek wage compensation for over 2 lakh workers
Kolkata: In the midst of a storm of job losses, pay cuts and deferred increments, a bunch of companies have held firm. Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints, Johnson & Johnson, HCCB, Flipkart, Myntra, CSS Corp, BharatPe, BSH Home Appliances and Inflexion Point Ventures are among those that have chosen to hike salaries, make variable payouts and promote employees even in these tough times. Compensation experts said while companies across the board are taking decisions based on business realities, the concern they display during the Covid-19 crisis will have a lasting impact on employee goodwill. “In these unprecedented times, it is a great opportunity for organisations to lead with empathy and take care of their employees’ interest. We believe that giving pay hikes will help add certainty in these uncertain times,” said Manish Tandon, CEO, CSS Corp. The IT services company has paid out increments and variable pay to its 7,000-strong workforce. At the lower bands, … [Read more...] about Amid pay and job cuts, some companies also giving increments
So T-Mobile figuring out how to get its RCS to talk to Google’s RCS via the globally accepted default is meaningful progress. That doesn’t mean we don’t have more confusion in store. Last year the major US carriers signed on to a joint agreement called the Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative that was designed to do the thing Google had been asking them to do all along: support RCS Universal Profile. What does T-Mobile’s announcement mean for the CCMI? Stay tuned I guess! … [Read more...] about Is Google finally managing its messaging mess?