Softcard, the mobile payment system built by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, has just announced it’s shutting down on March 31st. When the 31st rolls around, all Softcard mobile applications will stop working and all active accounts will be shut down.
Sources report that Google is preparing to launch a revamped mobile payment services called “Android Pay” at this year’s I/O conference in May.
Google has just announced that they have acquired some “exciting technology and intellectual property” from mobile payment system Softcard (formerly Isis), the payment system built by AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon.
Google is working to bring together device makers, carriers, banks, and payment networks for a new version of Wallet that should launch at I/O 2015.
If Google has its way, you will one day be able to pay for your pizza at Papa John’s by simply saying your initials to the cashier.
Gmail users living in the UK can now send money via Google Wallet directly from within the email client.
WePay has integrated Google’s Instant Buy API into its business service, allowing customers to send and receive online payments via Google Wallet.
A St. Louis lawmaker has introduced a measure that would require customers to show identification when they using a mobile wallet app.
Google Play Service 6.5 has begun rolling out to Android devices. New features coming for Google Maps, Google Fit, Wallet and better integration with Drive.
Who doesn’t like free money? Right now you can send a new Wallet user as little as penny and receive a $5 credit from Google as part of their latest promo.