Google has announced that it has acquired Softcard, a company that creates a 'tap to pay' service that will soon be integrated into Google Wallet, which means that the Windows Phone app must go.
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Google is reportedly in talks with payment service Softcard to acquire the company with the intention of boosting its own Wallet service to compete better against Apple Pay and Samsung.
Samsung is reportedly in talks with the mobile wallet company, LoopPay, to launch its own payment system in the first half of 2015 to take on Google Wallet and Apple Pay.
Google is to add functionality for transferring money to friends via Wallet and its most popular non-search service, Gmail. The concept should make moving money between people easier than ever.
Sprint has announced that it will start selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on April 22nd. Sprint is also offering people who buy the phone $50 in credit on the Google Wallet service.
A confidential email shows how Google forced Android app developers to use the company's own payment service, promising higher conversion rates and cutting more money on users' transactions.
Google has announced that it has fixed a security issue with its Android-based Google Wallet feature, but a research firm claims that there are still issues which can allow PIN codes to be cracked.
Google has issued a statement that defends the safety and security of its Google Wallet mobile payment service in light of recent reports that Google Wallet's PIN can be cracked on rooted devices.
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Nexus S users can now use Google Wallet, the company's first "tap and go" payment solution if they're on the Sprint network. The technology uses NFC and will soon support most major credit cards.
Just a few days after Square announced its plans to offer a way to make payments using smartphones and ditching cash registers, Google has announced a similar plan that will work with MasterCard accounts. It's...