Google Launches New Google Wallet Cloud APIs: Here’s A Video

Google has been uploading lots of Google I/O session videos to YouTube. In one of those sessions (below), Google introduced new Google Wallet Cloud APIs. “There have been exciting developments in the world of Payments at Google as we move…

Google Is Now Getting Serious About Local Businesses

Google has big plans for local businesses, and making billions for itself in the process. Google announced a major Google+ push into local search last week, when it revealed Google+ Local, which effectively turns Google+ business pages into the new…

PayPal Adds 15 Stores to Offline Payment Solution

PayPal has just announced on its blog that it’s outfitting 15 new U.S. brick and mortar retailers to use its offline payment and shopping solutions. The stores include Abercrombie & Fitch, Advance Auto Parts, A√©ropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Barnes &…

Galaxy Nexus On Sale: Free Google Wallet

Good news for Android fans, the new Samsung Nexus phone (HSPA+) is on sale at Google Play and they’re selling it for a low price plus throwing in the Google Wallet app free. The latest version of Nexus features Ice…

Galaxy Nexus Coming To Sprint April 22nd

A month ago we reported a rumor that the popular Samsung Galaxy Nexus would be coming to Sprint on April 15th. With the 15th having now come and gone, that rumor was plainly wrong. But apparently it was pretty darn…

New Google Wallet Rewards

Google’s Commerce Blog just announced a promotion regarding Google Wallet, offering free Listerine Pocketpaks to those Google Wallet customers that use the app to make a purchase at participating locations before April 28th. Users of Google Wallet, the virtual pocketbook…

Google Wallet Engineer Moves to Square Inc.

Robert Van Behren, co-founding engineer of the Google Wallet, has left his position with the technology giant as of January and joined the ranks of Square Inc. As you may remember, we have been following Square and founder Jack Dorsey…

Google Acquires TxVia To Bolster Google Wallet

Google announced last night that it has acquired TxVia, a payments technology company, which will become part of Google Wallet. “Since 2008, TxVia has supported the management of more than 100 million accounts,” says Osama Bedier, Vice President of Wallet…

Google To Android Developers: Use Google Wallet Or Get Delisted

Google Wallet is a pretty nifty service. I use it for app purchases on my Android, but I can understand why consumers and developers alike would want to avoid using it. It seems that Google isn’t giving them a choice…

Walmart, Target to Compete with Isis, Google Wallet

Isis and Google Wallet may have some new competition on their hands. Walmart, Target, and about two dozen other retailers are joining forces in the development of a mobile payment system to rival the two. The retailers are unhappy with…