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Despite Android Pay, Google Wallet Will Continue To Exist

05/29/2015, Yesterday when Android M was officially announced, Google also announced that Android Pay is a new feature that would launch alongside of it. For those who missed the announcement, basically Android Pay is a mobile payments service that users can use to...

Cashless Payments Overtake Notes Over In The UK

05/21/2015, It used to be back in the day, only certain establishments would accept credit cards, and even then there was a minimum amount that had to be spent before cards would be accepted. Fast forward to today, there are some countries where cards are accepted...

Government Of Denmark Wants More Cashless Transactions

05/11/2015, Thanks to debit and credit cards along with digital currency such as Bitcoin, and mobile wallets like PayPal, Apple Pay, and Google Wallet, there has been a decreasing need to use actual physical cash to pay for your purchases. However there are some...

Your Google Wallet Funds Are Now FDIC-Insured

04/19/2015, Ever wondered what would happen to your Google Wallet funds if Google went belly up, no matter how impossible that seems? Well there is an answer to that question, and it’s one that’ll make you happy. Google Wallet funds will now be...

Google Wallet Updated With Maps Integration

04/03/2015, If you’re the sort of user who makes a lot of purchases using their credit card or through platforms like Google Wallet, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of what you purchased and where you made that purchase, especially if they are small...

Lyft Now Accepts Payments Through Google Wallet

03/17/2015, Ride-sharing services are increasingly becoming popular for a variety of reasons. In some cases they can be cheaper than regular cabs. Some people just love the convenience that they offer. Lyft is just one of the services that’s competing in this...

Softcard To Cease Operations Come 31st Of March

03/05/2015, With Apple Pay bursting onto the scene, it basically meant that there was one more mobile payments provider that other companies had to compete with. Then there were rumors about Google possibly acquiring their competitor Softcard which later turned out...

Google Will Reportedly Unveil Android Pay At I/O 2015

02/26/2015, We have recently been hearing rumors that Google is looking to revamp its payments service. For that purpose the company recently confirmed the acquisition of Softcard, a deal which will also see Google Wallet being pre-loaded on devices by major U.S....

Google May Acquire Softcard To Improve Payments Offering

02/22/2015, Apple jolted its rivals with Apple Pay and the sheer pace with which it is being adopted by financial institutions and merchants alike. Samsung recently acquired LoopPay for its Apple Pay rival. Google is reportedly working on a new project to counter...

Send Money In Gmail Feature Now Available To UK Residents

01/29/2015, Let’s say your friend helps you buy a movie ticket for a show you guys are about to watch. They then send you a copy of the receipt/ticket via email and here you have some options. You can either choose to pay them back for the ticket when you see them,...

Disney World Now Accepts Google Wallet And Apple Pay

12/22/2014, Now that electronic payment modes are getting more and more popular, it goes without saying that companies who do not want to miss out on the boat might want to align their business operations to include cashless transactions all the more. Interestingly...

Google Wallet For iOS Updated With New Features

12/16/2014, With the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus featuring NFC support for Apple Pay, we’re sure Google Wallet users would be more than pleased if Apple were to open up the feature to Google, but unfortunately it looks like that will not be happening anytime soon. That...

Google Gifts Several Google Wallet Users With $5 Gift Cards

12/14/2014, Did Christmas come early for some Google Wallet users? Well it certainly seems that way. According to a variety of reports from Google Wallet users, it seems that Google has recently decided to reward some of them for their loyalty to Google’s mobile...

Google Pulling Google Wallet API For Digital Goods Come March 2015

11/13/2014, Right now Google Wallet can be used to make all sorts of purchases. You can use it to make purchases at a retail store by tapping your phone against the terminal, much like you would with Apple Pay. It can also be used to make in-app purchases, online...