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Google to re-launch Wallet by May - report

Friday 20 February 2015 | 10:01 CET | News
Google is preparing a new version of its mobile payments wallet and aims to unveil the service at its developers conference in late May, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. According to the report, Google is having trouble securing cooperation with device makers, mobile operators, banks and payment networks. In some cases, it's offering them a greater share of revenue in order to ensure their support for the Google Wallet. Google first launched Wallet in 2011, allowing owners of some Android phones to pay by tapping at checkout terminals equipped with NFC. However,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google / T-Mobile / Verizon
Countries: United States / World
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