Alongside Android's newly revealed look, Google has announced new features for its apps and devices designed around productivity and communication to keep on top of tasks and stay connected.
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Google has introduced seven additional features for Android, with more unique ones for US residents. These range from features boosting productivity to features increasing data privacy and safety.
Google has announced some new features that will be coming to Android and Wear OS. The update will bring improved productivity, connectivity, accessibility and fun across your Android devices.
Google has updated its older Google Pay and rebranded it as Wallet. The e-wallet currently offers tap-to-pay cards, but will eventually add several types of authentication and payment methods.
A new Google Play Services beta build suggests that Android Wear will go under the moniker Wear OS. The re-brand comes just months after Google merged Android Pay and Google Wallet into Google Pay.
After promising that Android Pay and Google Wallet would be merged into one app, Google has started to roll out its new product on the Play Store. More features are also planned in the coming months.
Google has announced that it is rolling Google Wallet and Android Pay into one service called Google Pay. It's an attempt by Google to unify its payment ecosystem. Tez will still exist in India.
Google has updated its Gmail app on Android allowing users to send and request money, just as easily as sharing an attachment. Google says the feature is "completely free" for senders and recipients.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has stated that they are working on bringing mobile payments to Windows 10. However, he did not commit to a timeline and simply promised that it would happen 'soon'.
The Google Wallet app is seeing a lot more green with the old app replaced by a new listing in the Play Store in a sign Android Pay may be closer to launching.
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.
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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