Google has moved to give users of its Wallet mobile payments service more security by ensuring that their funds are now FDIC-insured, according to Yahoo Finance.
Google is plotting a service that enables people to receive and pay their bills through Gmail, according to an internal document seen by Re/code.
Google is rolling out a car insurance comparison site in California, with more states to follow.
US telco-owned mobile payments venture Softcard has confirmed that is shutting down after selling off technology and intellectual property to Google.
Google is preparing to launch a payments API that will enable third party developers to embed in-store and in-app payments within their apps, according to press reports.
Google is attempting to revive its flagging mobile wallet service by getting its app pre-installed on handsets sold by America's biggest telcos. In addition, the firm is buying technology from its telco-owned rival, Softcard, which looks set to be killed off.
Google's tactical retreat from the payments market continues apace with the closure of Bebapay, a pre-paid card for contactless transit fares in Kenya that was launched in 2013 with the support of Equity Bank.
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Google is rolling out its e-mail-based money transfer system in the UK, almost two years after the feature was first released in the US.
E-commerce payment processor WePay has integrated with Google's Instant Buy API, a service that lets Google Wallet users check out in just two clicks on mobile and web without exposing their sensitive information to third parties.
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