The debut of Apple Pay and similar services was expected to usher in an era of cashless, cardless transactions. So far, it’s not happening.
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Google Wallet may not have been the hit Google had hoped, but according to a news report, the Silicon Valley giant may try to breath new life into its mobile payments business by tackling not just the digital billfold, but the digital cash register as well.
[company]Google[/company] has been testing new retail point-of-sale software that works on Android or device or integrates with a store’s existing payment processing system, according to a new report from The Information. The service is called Plaso – pronounced “Play-So” – and it allows customers to pay for goods and services by giving their initials to the sales clerk at the register, The Information’s unnamed sources said.
If that sounds like the failed Square Wallet, you’re right. Plaso appears to be using Bluetooth beacon technology to detect Google’s digital payments apps on smartphones physically in the store or near check out. Like Square…
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Google Wallet is now integrated with Gmail, so you can quickly and securely send money to friends and family directly within Gmail — even if they don’t have a Gmail address. It’s free to send money if your bank account is linked to Google Wallet or using your Google Wallet Balance, and low fees apply to send money using your linked credit or debit card.
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