Google is bidding to breathe new life into its stuttering mobile wallet platform by launching a cloud-based version of the app that can be linked to Visa, American Express and Discover cards.
In July 2012, market data of Moscow Exchange, including index values, were made available to users of the Google Finance service.
Telefónica has struck global direct-to-bill deals with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Research In Motion, enabling users to pay for content through their mobile phone bills.
A senior Transport for London executive says the read-speed of NFC-enabled mobile devices is too slow for practical use on the capital's transit network.
The celebrations marking the first anniversary of the launch of Google Wallet promise to be a gloomy affair, with the emergence of a new flaw that disables the wallet functionality following a simple factory reset on NFC-equipped Android handsets.
Google has launched an NFC-enabled pre-paid card for transit payments in Kenya.
Today the unlocked Galaxy Nexus went on sale on Google Play. This unlocked phone provides a pure Google experience offering access to the latest and greatest apps including Google Wallet.
﻿CNSX Markets today announced that it has finalized an agreement with Google Inc. to provide free access to real-time Canadian National Stock Exchange data through the Google Finance web site.
Google has acquired payments technology company TxVia for an undisclosed fee as it scrambles to give its Wallet service a much-needed shot in the arm. Meanwhile, the firm has lost Wallet co-founder Rob von Behren to rival Square.
Shunned by telcos and banks alike, Google's effort to break into the mobile payments market is suffering further strife with the departure of its founding engineer, Jonathan Wall, and its product lead, Marc Freed-Finnegan, to set up their own payments start-up.
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