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Google acquires TxVia in an effort to expand Google Wallet

04/03/2012, It looks like Google is seriously attempting to expand the capabilities of its Google Wallet mobile payment service as the company has recently announced that they have bought payments company, TxVia. While the financial terms of the acquisition were not...

Google Wallet and Google+ app updates for Android released

02/29/2012, Google has started pushing out a new updates for its Google Wallet and Google+ apps on Android. While the Google+ update doesn’t do much except the usual “stability improvements and bug fixes”, the Google Wallet app has received more...

GSM Galaxy Nexus gains Google Wallet access

02/02/2012, Sprint’s Nexus S 4G is currently the only handset to officially support the Google Wallet service, and this has certainly been a sore point of contention for folks who own the newer Galaxy Nexus. After all, shouldn’t Google’s flagship...

Google Wallet successfully flashed onto the Galaxy Nexus

12/16/2011, Due to Verizon’s partnership with ISIS (together with AT&T and T-Mobile), we have to admit that we can’t say we were surprised to find out that Google Wallet would not be making its way onto the Galaxy Nexus. Verizon claims it’s because of...

Verizon drops Google Wallet

12/07/2011, We have heard our fair share of news about Google Wallet including Google themselves confirming that the Galaxy Nexus will not be receiving the Google Wallet service at all. Well, it seems that Google is not the only one, as Verizon Wireless too, will be...

Google confirms no Google Wallet for Galaxy Nexus

12/06/2011, It seems that there have been earlier rumors that suggested that Verizon will not be including the Google Wallet feature on the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. At that time it was merely a rumor, albeit one that made a lot of sense, but for those hoping against...

Google Wallet demonstrations coming to a city near you

10/31/2011, If you’ve been reading this tech blog, I’m pretty sure you would heard of Google Wallet by now but most of you probably have yet to experience using it. After all, it’s only for the Sprint Samsung Nexus S at the moment, which means there...

Card.io now available on Android

09/23/2011, When it comes to making purchases on our smartphones, sometimes keying in the credit card details can be quite cumbersome due to the nature of on-screen keyboards, which can cause you to backspace multiple times. Apart from mobile payment solutions such...

Google Wallet welcomes Visa on board

09/19/2011, Boy does Google move fast – just earlier this afternoon, we talked about Google Wallet launching alongside Mastercard support, while mentioning that “Visa, Discover and American Express will be added in future versions of Google Wallet”...

Google Wallet officially launched

09/19/2011, Great news! After months of waiting, Google Wallet, that was introduced back in May, will finally go live starting today. Google has announced that it’s been testing the service extensively since the announcement, and it’s now ready for the...

Google Wallet to launch later today?

09/19/2011, Google Wallet is set to launch later today – at least according to the folks at Tech Crunch who managed to get their hands on a screenshot of an internal document that’s been passed around to stores nationwide. The document clearly states that...

PayPal unveils new mobile payments in place of NFC

09/16/2011, While NFC is a great idea for mobile payments, the sad fact is that unlike Japan, where NFC is widely adopted, not many phones in the US come with NFC technology enabled. Even the latest Blackberry devices that supposedly come shipped with NFC have that...