Paytm extends cashless payments to over 150 institutions Mobile payments and e-commerce company Paytm has extended its cashless payment solution to campuses through tie-ups with over 150 institutions and entrance coaching centers. Institutions including Delhi Public School, IITs, Sharda University, among others have tied up with Paytm for the facility. Students in these campuses can use their Paytm wallets to pay university fees and dues, hostel fees, cafeteria bills and to buy books and merchandise. Paytm targets to enroll 25,000 institutes by the end of 2016. *** Google to tweak voice in Maps & Search for locations with patchy connections Google will soon optimize its turn-by-turn voice navigation for Maps, and for voice-based search queries in areas with slower internet connections, reports Economic Times. A spokesperson from told the publication that Google will use machine learning and AI capabilities to help deliver voice navigation without interruptions occurring due to slow or unreliable internet connection on cellular networks. The new tweak comes in favor of countries and locations with patchy (or slow) internet connections, added the spokesperson. *** On-demand laundry startup Wassup acquires Ezeewash Chennai based On-demand laundry services startup Wassup has acquired Hyderabad based Ezeewash in all-stock deal, reports TechCircle. Wassup is an aggregator, offering services such as laundry, dry cleaning as well as shoes and bag refurbishment. The acquisition will help Wassup to expand opearations in Hyderabad; it currently provides services in 7 cities including Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, among others *** Carpooling app Orahi acquires OddEven.com Gurgaon based Carpooling…
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