Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Apple Pay in mind: Google buys SoftCard technology – Macerkopf – Apple news from Cupertino

A mere two days ago, that first rumors spread by which Google is working on a revised Google Wallet. Apple has shown with Apple pay, how to successfully enter the market and now moves to the competition. Samsung has taken LoopPay and is now known that Google SoftCard has acquired technology and partnerships entered into in order to give Google Wallet new life.


We had originally expected that Google’s Google Wallet innovations until the end of May are announced at the developer conference Google I / O. Now it is, however, much faster. Apparently, the search engine will lose no time in the fight against Apple Pay

In Google Commerce Blog announces Google that the company with AT &. Cooperates T, T-Mobile USA and Verizon to developed by the consortium Soft card technology to use. In this way, Android users will show the advantages of “tap and pay” are offered. During the year, should on all smartphones sold by the said mobile operators to Google Wallet app installed (Android 4.4 Kitkat or later).

In addition, Google has acquired various other technologies SoftCard to own Google Wallet to improve. This should be gradually entered. Can be paid at NFC terminals with Google Wallet, you can save loyalty cards and also send money to friends.


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