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Google Announces Google Wallet

Google Announces Google Wallet

Posted May 26, 2011 at 1:21pm by iClarified · 11133 views
Google today unveiled Google Wallet an upcoming mobile app that will allows you to tap, pay, and save using your phone and near field communication (NFC).

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Google Wallet is a key part of our ongoing effort to improve shopping for both businesses and consumers. It’s aimed at making it easier for you to pay for and save on the goods you want, while giving merchants more ways to offer coupons and loyalty programs to customers, as well as bridging the gap between online and offline commerce.

Because Google Wallet is a mobile app, it will do more than a regular wallet ever could. You'll be able to store your credit cards, offers, loyalty cards and gift cards, but without the bulk. When you tap to pay, your phone will also automatically redeem offers and earn loyalty points for you. Someday, even things like boarding passes, tickets, ID and keys could be stored in Google Wallet.

At first, Google Wallet will support both Citi MasterCard and a Google Prepaid Card, which you’ll be able to fund with almost any payment card. From the outset, you’ll be able to tap your phone to pay wherever MasterCard PayPass is accepted. Google Wallet will also sync your Google Offers, which you’ll be able to redeem via NFC at participating SingleTap merchants, or by showing the barcode as you check out. Many merchants are working to integrate their offers and loyalty programs with Google Wallet.
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Google is currently field testing Google Wallet. Initially it will become available on the Nexus S 4G; however, Google plans on expanding support to more phones.

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Google Announces Google Wallet

Google Announces Google Wallet

Google Announces Google Wallet

Google Announces Google Wallet
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