Google Wallet

  • Android to Nest: Google's forays beyond the search box 15-01-2014 10:58 AM

    San Francisco: Google Inc announced plans to acquire smart thermostat maker Nest Labs Inc for $3.2 billion, signalling the Internet company's intention to expand into a broader array of devices and bringing valuable hardware design expertise in-house. The Internet giant has in recent years ventured further afield from its roots...
  • Google Wallet Card: Google unveils a prepaid debit card 21-11-2013 06:29 AM

    San Francisco: Google will offer a prepaid debit card that will allow consumers to purchase goods at stores and to withdraw cash from ATM machines, the Internet company said on Wednesday. The card, which is only available in the United States, lets consumers access the funds stored in their Google...
  • Google now lets users send money over Gmail 16-05-2013 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: Google has announced that its has now integrated Google Wallet into Gmail. This means that Google Wallet users will be able to securely send money to friends and family in the US right from their Gmail inbox. This new feature will rollout to Gmail users over the age...
  • Phones won't replace the wallet anytime soon 22-12-2011 05:16 PM

    New York: Don't throw your wallet away yet. Many big-name retailers from Gap to Toys R Us are partnering with banks, payment processors and Google to let shoppers tap their mobile phones instead of swiping their credit cards to pay for goods. But the new mode of payment is not...
  • 'Verizon blocks Google Wallet on Galaxy Nexus' 06-12-2011 04:42 PM

    Bangalore: Wireless service provider Verizon Wireless will not include Google Inc's payments app Google Wallet on its latest smartphone Galaxy Nexus this month, the Wall Street Journal said. Galaxy Nexus is a smartphone developed by Google and Samsung Electronics Co based on the internet search giant's Android software. Google Wallet...
  • Google launches its first Google Wallet app 20-09-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: Google has announced the release of its Google Wallet application that can enable phones to make payments. The app is being initially offered on Sprint's network in the US for Sprint Nexus S 4G phones. Google had first announced the app in May 2011. Google Wallet enables users...
  • Google adds Visa, Amex, Discover cards to Wallet 20-09-2011 07:50 AM

    New York: Google's Wallet is getting thicker. The company is adding Visa, American Express and Discover to its payment system, which aims to make cellphones the credit cards of tomorrow. Google Inc. on Monday said it has licensed the right to add virtual "cards" from the three payment networks to...
  • Google launches Wallet pay-by-phone system 27-05-2011 12:44 PM

    New York: US shoppers soon will be able to use mobile phones to pay for things at the checkout counter under a system unveiled by Google Inc and other major companies. Google, MasterCard, Citigroup, Sprint and transaction processing company First Data will make the service available this summer in New...