Google experiments with a way to pay without taking out your phone

Posted in Business on 3rd Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The end result is that a point of sale device is already aware of your phones presence, and when you want to pay for something, you can do so through Hands Free.

Google Wallet now lets you send money to any phone number

Posted in Online on 11th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Until now, you needed to give Google Wallet an email address. With this latest update, however, you can just send money to anyone with a phone number.

Next stop for Google Wallet: the U.K.

Posted in Software on 29th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Google is finally starting to roll out Gmail support for Google Wallet outside of the U.S. Starting today, users in the U.K. can use Gmail to send money peer to peer.

Apple Tried to Buy Mobile Payment Company Square

Posted in Business on 13th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

According to TechCrunch Apple was offering $3 billion (.4 billion) in exchange for control over the company.

iPhone 6s NFC chip may do far more than just mobile payments

Posted in Business on 5th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

NFC is a technology standard that specifies a set of radio frequencies used by two devices in close physical proximity to exchange files and data.