India drives us to roll out WhatsApp Pay globally: Mark Zuckerberg
Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:36 PM
Despite a delay in launching WhatsApp-pay in India owing to data compliance issues, Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the peer-to-peer, UPI-based payments feature will be rolled out in several countries in the next six-months. Data-compliance-issues and regulations have kept WhatsApp-Pay launch in abeyance for quite some-time, despite a successful test run of the payments service with one-million users in the country in 2018.
Facebook's engineering VP Jay Parikh leaves firm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:31 PM
Facebook's Vice President of Engineering Jay Parikh said he is leaving the company, joining a long list of executives who have left the company over the past few years. Parikh was considered to be instrumental to creating the data center infrastructure on which the company builds its numerous apps and services. "I have some bittersweet news to share," Parikh wrote in a Facebook post.