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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

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 not forcing Android developers to use Wallet service for in-app purchases, despite claims

According to an exclusive report from Reuters’ Alistair Barr yesterday, Google has been pressuring some developers in the Google Play Store to use their own Google Wallet payment service for in-app purchases instead of other popular ones like PayPal, Zong and Boku. Developers claim that Google is ... Full Article »

March 9, 2012 9:42am

Google Wallet coming to 10 more Sprint devices this year

Google is continuing to bring its near-field communication payment service to more and more Android devices, with 10 more Sprint devices slated to get the software in 2012. Fierce Mobile Content has the story, reporting that Google announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, that users ... Full Article »

March 1, 2012 1:23pm

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

Google Wallet for Android can leverage coupons and other apps

Google has officially revealed Google Wallet, turning your Android device into a digital carryall for the next iteration of mobile payments. With support from MasterCard, Visa and American Express, Google’s got the backing of the financial industry, teaming it with ready technology that the compan ... Full Article »

September 20, 2011 9:06am

Google Wallet launches today, much to the relief of George Costanza

A Google Wallet app is finally expected to launch today, but it’ll only work on Google’s Nexus S 4G device right now. However, expect the upcoming Nexus Prime, and other Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled devices, to be supported in the future. To announce the launch, Google ran with a spl ... Full Article »

September 19, 2011 9:42am

Verizon partners up on another mobile payment platform while waiting for Google Wallet

Sprint (S) might be the exclusive carrier for the beginnings of Google Wallet, but it’s not the only carrier that’s working on mobile payment platforms. According to a story from PC World, Verizon (VZ) has partnered with a company called Payfone to create a Verizon mobile payment platform. It w ... Full Article »

June 14, 2011 1:13pm


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