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Android Pay launches in Brazil, its first Latin American market

Google has launched  Android Pay in Brazil and the Czech Republic, the 16th and 17th countries, respectively, to get the internet giant’s mobile payments service. We already knew that Android Pay would land in Brazil sometime in 2017 , and today’s launch comes just a few weeks after Android Pay arrived in the Ukraine.  There have…

Mobile

Google’s new payment service speeds up mobile checkouts on Android

Google is officially launching a new payment service designed to make it easier for shoppers to complete the checkout process across myriad online merchants on Android devices. The internet giant teased the new service back in May with the launch of the Google Payment API , which allows merchants to offer consumers a much simpler…

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Over 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs now support card-free access via Apple Pay and other mobile wallets

 Wells Fargo’s ATMs are getting an upgrade. The bank announced today that more than 40 percent – or over 5,000 of its ATMs – will now allow customers to perform transactions without having to pull out their bank card. Instead, users can take advantage of NFC – aka the “tap and pay” technology that powers…

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Google launches Tez, a mobile payments app built for India

Google has announced a new mobile payments app for India as the internet giant moves on its mission to ingratiate itself with the “next billion” internet users across the country. Available on both Android and iOS , the Tez app can be used by anyone to pay friends, local merchants, or even online sellers. The…

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How to Set Up Your Phone to Buy (Almost) Everything Without Cash

Mobile payments are the future, so we’re told. Apple, Google, and Android all want you surviving on nothing but their products—your financial data safely stored on an NFC chip inside. While not every store in the US supports it, most of them do. Same with the banks. We’ve run though everything, from which banks and……

Cloud

WorldRemit now lets you transfer money abroad using Android Pay

Global money transfer service WorldRemit has announced that it now supports Android Pay, which means users can send money to loved ones abroad using Google’s mobile payment system. The announcement today at MoneyConf 2017 in Spain makes the U.K.-based fintech startup one of the first cross-border remittance firms to support Android Pay globally. Founded out…

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Android Pay now used for international P2P transfers, courtesy of WorldRemit

 AndroidPay, Google’s wallet for Android devices, is getting a boost in its global profile and functionality today: WorldRemit, the $500 million remittance startup connected to around 120 million mobile money accounts globally, which lets residents in one country transfer money to family and friends in another, has announced that it will now let people make…

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Android Pay to expand to new markets, add improved loyalty card features

 Yesterday at Google’s developer conference I/O, the company announced upgrades to its Payment API that will make it easier for end users to switch between their multiple payment cards when checking out on the mobile web, or paying for things in apps – even if those cards were not saved in Android Pay. Today, Google announced a…

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Android Pay is coming to Brazil, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, and Canada

Google is expanding its Android Pay mobile payment service to more markets, saying that soon it’ll be available in Brazil, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, and Canada. The company also promised that a streamlined mobile checkout experience would be coming soon for PayPal users , building on top of Google’s existing partnerships with Visa and Mastercard. Reports surfaced…