Google Wallet – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com B2B news, analysis and educational resources on the latest trends and technologies in payments, transit ticketing, NFC and contactless, and beyond Tue, 25 Jun 2019 21:39:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 https://www.nfcw.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/cropped-nfcw-favicon-white-001-32x32.png Google Wallet – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com 32 32 37289602 Phoenix Suns to provide basketball fans with mobile payments and NFC ticketing at Talking Stick Resort Arena https://www.nfcw.com/2019/06/20/363137/phoenix-suns-to-provide-basketball-fans-with-mobile-payments-and-nfc-ticketing-at-talking-stick-resort-arena/ Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:26:05 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=63137 Arizona-based National Basketball Association (NBA) team the Phoenix Suns are to offer fans access to mobile payments and NFC ticketing from within their mobile app, via a partnership with Ticketmaster, that will see the team move to mobile-only ticketing at its Talking Stick Resort Arena from the start of the 2019/20 season in October. The […]

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Google’s mobile payments app has now been installed 100m times https://www.nfcw.com/2018/04/19/356885/googles-mobile-payments-app-has-now-been-installed-100m-times/ Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:46:34 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=56885 “100m is impressive, but it may not be nearly as impressive as you’re imagining. For instance, Google Pay uses the same Play Store listing and APK pname (com.google.android.apps.walletnfcrel) as Android Pay, which Android Pay continued to use from Google Wallet. Additionally, Google Wallet/Android Pay/Google Pay has been pre-installed on quite a few devices.”

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Google to let users send money directly from their Google Contacts app? https://www.nfcw.com/2018/03/14/356678/google-to-let-users-send-money-directly-from-their-google-contacts-app/ Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:45:36 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=56678 “Back in November, Google added money transfers to Android Messages via Google Wallet (now known as Google Pay Send). We noticed some strings in our teardown of the Google Contacts app last week that suggested the same addition would be coming soon, and it’s now hit at least one reader in Canada.”

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Over half of US consumers are now using a P2P payments service https://www.nfcw.com/2018/02/06/356402/over-half-of-us-consumers-are-now-using-a-p2p-payments-service/ Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:47:31 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=56402 “57% of all respondents and 78% of young adults aged 18 to 34 use person-to-person payment services such as PayPal, Venmo, Google Wallet, Facebook Messenger, and others accessible online and in-app by mobile devices and nearly half of them use a P2P service at least once a month.”

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Google to combine Android Pay and Google Wallet into single Google Pay service https://www.nfcw.com/2018/01/08/356100/google-combine-android-pay-google-wallet-single-google-pay-service/ https://www.nfcw.com/2018/01/08/356100/google-combine-android-pay-google-wallet-single-google-pay-service/#comments Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:17:47 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=56100 “We’re excited to announce we’ll be bringing together all the different ways to pay with Google, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, into a single brand: Google Pay. With Google Pay, it’ll be easier for you to use the payment information saved to your Google Account, so you can speed through checkout with peace of […]

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PayPal tops US survey of most trusted financial services brands https://www.nfcw.com/2017/11/09/355514/paypal-tops-us-survey-trusted-financial-services-brands/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:06:01 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=55514 “Approximately 30% of consumers rank PayPal as trustworthy, compared with 25% for Visa, 23% for Mastercard, and 17% for American Express… Apple Pay and Google Wallet are trusted by only 13% of consumers… Just 17% think Capital One and Chase are trustworthy, with Bank of America one point below at 16%… Bitcoin has the lowest […]

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Google introduces buy button in search results https://www.nfcw.com/2017/05/30/352822/google-introduces-buy-button-search-results/ Tue, 30 May 2017 10:54:13 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=52822 Search Engine Journal — “Google has introduced a Purchases on Google beta program which allows qualifying merchants to add a ‘Buy’ button to search ads… Clicking on the ‘Buy’ button will send Google Wallet users to a Google-hosted page where the product can be purchased.”

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Young Brits adopting mobile wallets https://www.nfcw.com/2017/02/06/349861/young-brits-adopting-mobile-wallets/ Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:40:10 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=49861 Two thirds of 18- to 25-year-olds in the UK (64%) are using a mobile wallet, while only 14% have “no interest” in doing so, research released by social money transfer app Moneymailme reveals. “PayPal seems to remain one of the most frequently used online payment services among 18- to 25-year-olds (52%), while newer entrants to […]

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Google Wallet unveils payments app for web browsers https://www.nfcw.com/2016/11/03/348238/google-enables-browser-based-payments-google-wallet/ Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:22:34 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=48238 Google has unveiled a new Google Wallet web app that will allow users to send money to friends and family through a web browser. The recipient doesn’t need the Google Wallet app to receive the payment, the company says, but senders need to link their debit card to their Google account and have access to […]

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PayPal tops US digital payment preference https://www.nfcw.com/2016/11/02/348220/paypal-tops-us-digital-payment-preference/ Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:07:16 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=48220 More than half of US consumers (60%) are currently using a method of digital payment with the most popular proving to be PayPal, used by 51%, a study conducted by Thales in conjunction with Wakefield Research reveals. Apple Pay came in second with 11%, followed by Google Wallet (7%), Android Pay (6%), Chase Pay (6%), […]

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