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Payments Amazon may soon be able to issue its own UPI handles in partnership with Axis Bank, as the company is reportedly testing the product with a closed user group, according to the Economic Times. It currently accepts UPI payments but cannot issue its own handles. Amazon's plans to launch its own UPI service was stalled over a lack of clarity on the RBI's mandate to store payments data locally. Drones Karnataka will soon conduct drone-based differential GPS surveys to get data on minor mineral deposits, reports the Economic Times. The data will give the authorities the exact location of deposits and will be mapped further to issue quarrying licenses, according to the State’s Mines Secretary R S Kataria. Caller ID On December 28, OnePlus announced a caller identification feature for OnePlus 6 and 6T users in India, which is in the open beta stage. Further, calls will be branded spam, suspected fraud, or ads/promos without identifying the owner of the numbers, said the company. The company said that users in India had been demanding the feature for a while. In a forum post, OnePlus said that while the feature requires a "huge amount of data", it prioritized user privacy through safeguards which require that providers do not collect sensitive data, and collect data for reasonable purposes. The company said that the feature is also compliant with the EU's data regulation law GDPR. Read the full announcement here. FASTags Oil marketing companies IOC, HPCL, and BPCL have signed MoUs for sale…

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