According to a report from Ars Technica today, Google is continuing to work on getting mobile payments right and will be releasing a new set of APIs for developers to integrate into their apps going by the name Android Pay.
Google Wallet is partnering with Softcard, the carrier-backed NFC payment system that has long hindered Google Wallet. Softcard was first introduced several years ago as Isis, an NFC mobile payment system that was supported by AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, all three of which blocked Google Wallet on their devices ... Read More »
Remember Softcard? We haven’t heard much about the mobile payments service since it gave itself a name change, but today the company is in the news thanks to Google.
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ISIS has been a solid alternative to Google Wallet for those who want a mobile payment system. Tap your NFC enabled device to a supported sensor inside a store, and your bank card is charged. No need to carry around your wallet or fumble with cards (not that it’s very difficult).
But with growing ... Read More »