Google Pay is now rolling out and ready to use in the United States and the U.K. The new system replaces Android Pay and Google Wallet and further improves on the payment process inherited from the two.
Google February 21, 2018
Google Pay launched worldwide and is available now on Google Play. The new payment solution unifies Google Wallet and Android Pay, offering a number of features and benefits.
Google February 20, 2018
Google has announced that it is combining the mobile payment system, Android Pay, with its Google Wallet. The new unified service will simply be called Google Pay.
Apps/Software January 9, 2018
Settling debts and transferring money are now easier with the Google Wallet web experience. It already seems to be one of the most user-friendly and convenient ways to keep track of financial transactions.
Apps/Software December 17, 2016
Google Wallet just got a neat new update on Android, facilitating the whole process by introducing automatic payments. No more cashing out!
Google August 27, 2016
Uber will drop Google Wallet support on May 9, with e-mails to remind customers sent out by the ride-sharing service. Users will have to switch to Android Pay or manually enter a credit card into the Uber app.
Business Tech May 3, 2016
An update coming to the Google Wallet app for both Android and iOS will allow users to send money through the phone numbers of people in their contact list. The recipient will be able to receive the money within minutes.
Apps/Software December 11, 2015
Tim Cook proclaimed 2015 as the ‘Year of Apple Pay’ because of the payment system’s continued, double-digit monthly growth. However, growth doesn’t necessarily mean that the system makes up the majority of all retail transactions in the United States.
Apps/Software October 7, 2015
Android users are miffed at the lack of support for Android Pay for rooted devices, since they had no problems using Google Wallet. To calm irate users, a Google engineer took to the XDA Developers forum to placate people.
Apps/Software September 28, 2015
Google Wallet is now available for iOS. The completely rebuilt app now allows for peer-to-peer payments to anyone that has an email address.
Apps/Software September 22, 2015
Google's mobile payment app Android Pay is now available to download for all Android devices in the Play Store, as the company separated the new app from its previous mobile wallet.
Apps/Software September 21, 2015
Google's updated Android Pay mobile wallet and payments service has officially started rolling out in the U.S., so here's how it works and how to set it up.
Apps/Software September 11, 2015
T-Mobile has started rolling out a new update to its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, adding native video calling, advanced messaging and more treats. Here's what you need to know about this new software package.
Apps/Software September 11, 2015
The Google Wallet app reveals that Android Pay will be available in the next few weeks. Android Pay will be a mobile payment system, while Google Wallet can be used to send and receive money.
Apps/Software September 8, 2015
The market for payment apps is on the rise, and Google knows how to make wallets shake. Android Pay is almost here and it promises to be fun, easy and safe to use.
Apps/Software September 7, 2015
While all the major wireless carriers in the U.S., pledged their support for Samsung Pay, Big Red is taking its own sweet time evaluating whether the new mobile payment system is good for its business.
Business August 20, 2015
After initially refusing to accept NFC mobile payments in support of still unavailable CurrentC, Rite Aid now has a change of heart.
Business August 12, 2015
The mobile payment market continues to grow, so here is your guide to what banks, companies and retailers accept Apple Pay, Android Pay, and PayPal, along with which ones will support Samsung Pay.
Apps/Software August 5, 2015
Google has unveiled a new mobile payments system that looks and sounds eerily like Apple Pay. Is there really any difference between it and Android Pay?
Apps/Software May 30, 2015
Google has announced its new mobile payment system, dubbed Android Pay. The system is set to become a quick success, holding a number of features over Google's previous mobile payment attempt, Google Wallet.
Apps/Software May 29, 2015
Samsung prepares to terminate Samsung Wallet and introduce Samsung Pay. Samsung Wallet lived up to no one's expectations, says the South Korean company.
Apps/Software May 18, 2015
Google Wallet is now federally insured, which protects users in the unlikely event the search engine company goes bankrupt. PayPal isn't FDIC backed and says there a good reason for that.
Business April 21, 2015
Google Wallet users can now order donuts and takeout thanks to the system's integration with Dunkin' Donuts and Seamless Android Apps. The payment system can also now be used on the Shopify merchant platform.
Apps/Software April 10, 2015
Will Microsoft release its own mobile payments system to rival Apple Pay and Google Wallet?
Business April 7, 2015
Google is reportedly working on a feature of Gmail that will allow users to be able to pay bills directly from the email client.
Apps/Software March 25, 2015
While they all have similar-sounding names, these mobile payment services have major differences. What’s the best for you to use?
Feature March 6, 2015
It’s a bizarre turn of fate for the carrier-backed mobile payments system, which was conceived as a means to kill off Google Wallet.
Business March 5, 2015
PayPal is not about to give up on the mobile payments space even as Apple Pay soars in popularity and other tech titans develop their own solutions.
Deals March 3, 2015
Sundar Pichal, speaking at the Mobile World Congress, dropped another bombshell. Google plans its own mobile payments framework called Android Pay.
Business March 2, 2015
After Apple Pay’s phenomenal launch, Google attempts to revive its efforts at mobile payments with a new Android Pay API.
Business February 26, 2015
Google has acquired technology from Softcard, a mobile payments company. It will also see Google Wallet, the company's mobile payments platform, pre-installed on Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 24, 2015
The mobile payment sector may be on the cusp of a battle. Google is aiming to shore up Google Wallet support as Samsung is gearing up for its own payment service.
Apps/Software February 21, 2015
Samsung has announced the acquisition of LoopPay, a mobile payment service that the company is expected to use to launch a mobile payment service of its own. But does Samsung have a chance in the increasingly competitive mobile payment industry?
Business February 20, 2015
Google Wallet, which preceded Apple's Pay mobile payment system by nearly three years, has more than a little catching up to do. In fact, catching up may be impossible given the enormous customer base Apple Pay is reaching thanks to the blessing of the federal government.
Business February 16, 2015
Imgur Pro now offers its services free to all users. The site's upgrade page is no longer available and is now transitioning to become an entirely ad-supported site.
Internet February 11, 2015
Google has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Softcard, which is jointly owned by AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA. The acquisition will allow Google Wallet to better compete with Apple Pay.
Business January 17, 2015
While Apple has helped mobile payments, a single solution to unify all systems is still not available. Not for long, though.
Business January 12, 2015
Mobile payments are gearing up for a big year thanks to several factors, including the launch of Apple Pay and retailer incentives to consumers to use the technology. But as industry watchers note, there are still a few challenges to hurdle before mass adoption.
Apps/Software January 6, 2015
The Apple-Chevron partnership expands to accommodate Apple Pay at the gas pump next year.
Business December 30, 2014
A mobile payment terminal called Poynt is being launched by an executive who helped build Google Wallet. The payment terminal accepts chip cards, magnetic strip cards, NFC systems and QR systems, among others.
Apps/Software October 29, 2014
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have disabled support for Apple Pay in favor of a bulkier, less secure solution called CurrentC, which will not be around until next year.
Business October 29, 2014
Apple has launched Apple Pay, but the company is not the only one to offer a mobile payment system. Google released Google Wallet way back in 2011 and while well ahead of Apple it's been met with little success.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2014
Iain Kennedy, an Amazon payments veteran, is leaving the online retail company for a new gig at Microsoft. Details of his new role are yet to be revealed.
Business September 23, 2014
How different is Apple Pay from the two-year-old Google wallet? Which payment method should you use? Find out here.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 22, 2014
Apple offers Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, attracting support from banks and companies. Is it the future of mobile payments?
Apps/Software September 21, 2014