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Google confirms new mobile payments framework called Android Pay

Google confirms new mobile payments framework called Android Pay

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 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications

Google may be launching new mobile payments API

Google may be launching new mobile payments API

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 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Google may be working on a new mobile payments system

Google may be working on a new mobile payments system

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 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Google’s latest technology news includes security ultimatum to competitors

Google’s latest technology news includes security ultimatum to competitors

The internet and tech giant has threatened to expose the security flaws of the competition if they are not repaired. The Financial Post has reported the technology news that Google has recently released an ultimatum to other tech companies that says that they had 90 days to patch their software vulnerabilities or Google would publicize those flaws. An elite hacking and programming team at Google has identified security flaws in competitor software. The result of this effort has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Commerce Security, Technology News

Half of all revenues from mobile ads go to Google and Facebook

Half of all revenues from mobile ads go to Google and Facebook

Last year, 50 percent of all revenues from smartphone and tablet based advertising went to these two giants. While Google still holds the position as the top earner through mobile ads, Facebook is quickly on the rise and is now starting to move into the territory that had previously been held by the top search engine. Together, however, the share of the mobile advertising market of the two companies is 50 percent. At a time in which the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing