Can Google’s mobile payments be made hands-free for Android and iOS?

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The tech giant is now testing out a form of smartphone based transaction completed without lifting a finger. While many people might think that contactless mobile payments using NFC technology is essentially as convenient as transactions can get, as they’re simply a matter of waving a smartphone or wearable tech device (such as a smartwatch) over a reader at a cash register, Google is now looking to boost convenience even further. The search giant is now promoting the use of its Hands Free mobile app to let users pay without…

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Mobile apps now work with Android Pay

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Though Google’s mobile payments service has been out for a while, it just stepped into a new market. Though Android Pay was originally launched earlier this fall, it’s only very recently that it has now become available for use within mobile apps to pay for purchases as an alternative transaction method. Google has stated that people will be able to use the option in several Android apps selling goods and services. This means that when someone reaches the checkout and is ready to pay for his or her purchases within…

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Google confirms new mobile payments framework called Android Pay

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Google has announced details concerning Android Pay project at the Mobile World Congress Google has confirmed that it is developing a new mobile payments structure, which will be called Android Pay. Rumors concerning this new project have been circulating for a few weeks, but Google had been secretive with its plans concerning the new initiative. During the recent Mobile World Congress, Google announced the Android Pay project, which aims to serve as a platform that anyone can use to develop a mobile payments system. Android Pay will initially support mobile…

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Google may be launching new mobile payments API

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Google could introduce the Android Pay API at its upcoming event in May Google is preparing to make another move in the mobile payments sector. The company recently announced that it had acquired Softcard, a mobile commerce firm, which could help its struggling Wallet platform find some traction with consumers. The company is now expected to introduce a new mobile payments API at its annual Google I/O event at the end of May. The API is called Android Pay, and may have a major impact on Google’s position in the…

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Google may be working on a new mobile payments system

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Plaso could be Google’s next foray into mobile commerce Google may be in the process of testing a new mobile payments system that it has codenamed “Plaso.” Rumors suggest that the company is currently testing this new service internally, working with partners that may include Papa John’s and Panera Bread. The new mobile payments system may be a potential replacement of Google Wallet, which has struggled to find mainstream acceptance among consumers despite the growing popularity of mobile commerce. Plaso is designed to be contextually aware The new payment system…

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