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Google Wallet vs PassWallet: Who’s earned your trust?

It’s claimed that smartphones will replace our wallets one day, centralizing our bank and credit card information so we’ll always have them on hand. Making our financial information readily available through the cloud could even subsidize the negative impacts when we misplace our smartphones ins ... Full Article »

October 3, 2012 3:30pm

Developing Minds Want to Know: Q&A with Rebecca McInerney of

Manilla organizes and simplifies people's lives by providing one secure access point to all household accounts and services. The free service helps consumers manage their household accounts, including finance, utilities, subscriptions, daily deals, and travel rewards programs, all through ... Full Article »

September 12, 2012 3:00pm

Square going for $4 billion valuation, reports say

Mobile payment service Square is reportedly looking for additional funding and is prepping for a valuation at the crazily high level of $4 billion, according to a report from AllThingsD. The report cites multiple anonymous sources, and notes that Square will have quadrupled its value in just 10 mon ... Full Article »

April 18, 2012 12:58pm

Tax season is a breeze with these Android apps

Most of you have just received your tax documents from your employer in the past week, so now it’s time to get to the good stuff: your tax refund. There’s dozens of Android apps to help you along the way, from tax calculators to tracking services and other resources. Living in the smartphone era ... Full Article »

April 8, 2012 6:30am

Mobile wallet rivals compete for consumer attention, services

Square has been leading the charge in mobile payments, and that’s included a focus on the Android platform as well. This week Square rebranded its Card Case app to become Pay with Square, a consumer-centric app that acts as an account for managing purchases. The rebranded app has been simplified f ... Full Article »

March 27, 2012 9:41am

Pay with Square debuts on Android

To go alongside its popular Square Card Reader app, Square Inc. has rebranded its Card Case app to become Pay with Square. Whereas Square Card Reader is more about accepting payments for merchants via their smartphone, Pay with Square is focused towards consumers and hopes to pose stiff competition ... Full Article »

March 26, 2012 4:30pm

Google may be rethinking its Wallet strategy, cutting in carriers

Things haven’t been going too smoothly for Google Wallet. The mobile payment service has hit a few bumps since its release, including a security hole that showed up earlier this month and since has been fixed. But Google is reportedly still seeing slow adoption of the service, and is looking for ... Full Article »

March 22, 2012 1:12pm

Google Wallet suspends prepaid credit cards in wake of security hack reveal

Google has addressed a newly aired security hack for its Google Wallet mobile software that disables the use of prepaid credit cards while the company deals with patching the security hole. The hack was made public last week, showing that a user with access to a rooted smartphone running Google Wal ... Full Article »

February 13, 2012 2:11pm

Google working to patch Wallet security holes

One of the big pushes Google is making for the future of its Android mobile platform is in Google Wallet, the near-field communication software that lets users make purchases in brick-and-mortar stores using only information stored and broadcast over short range by their smartphones. But it seems W ... Full Article »

February 10, 2012 1:31pm’s updated app brings better functionality for Android tablet users

When it comes to apps that help you manage your money, Personal Finance has been a popular fixture in the Android Market (as well as online and via iOS devices) for a few years now. Today, the folks at Intuit released a great update which makes the app optimized for Android Honeycomb tablet ... Full Article »

February 1, 2012 3:00pm

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