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Move Over Apple Pay: The Mobile Payments Service Chosen by Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Target, CVS, and 50 Others Uses QR Codes.. Wait, What?

By a show of hands, how many of you use QR codes on a regular basis? How many of you actually have a QR code reader installed on your phone? Seriously people, raise your hands. How many of you can even explain what a QR code IS? Don’t worry, I’ll wait. There we go. 1.. [...]

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Google Wallet Now Available To Android Users On All U.S. Carriers

Beginning today, Google is rolling out a new, updated version of its Android app for Google Wallet. The new version has been redesigned from the ground up, keeping much of the same functionality, but adding some new features as well. The big news: any user with Android 2.3 or above can install Google Wallet, regardless [...]

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You’re Missing Out On Discounts If You’re Not Using Google Wallet

Why aren’t you using Google Wallet? It’s one of my favorite Google services, since I buy a lot of things online. Newsflash: it’s not just for your smartphone. You might have already seen a “Buy With Google” checkout option start showing up with some online merchants, and soon you’ll see even more. Wallet is a [...]

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Google Wallet For The Verizon Galaxy S4

In the world of mobile payments – that is, using your smartphone to pay for things – Google Wallet is the king of the hill. If you’re not familiar with the service, it’s likely because most U.S. carriers don’t want you using it on their phones. They’ll tell you it’s because of a perceived security [...]

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Gmail Soon Will Let Users Attach Money To Messages [VIDEO + PHOTO]

Gmail users will soon be able to send money to others through e-mail. The service will work through a combination of Gmail and Google Wallet and will allow users to attach money to their messages just as if they were attaching a file, a photo, or anything else to a message. Mashable reports that according [...]

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Here’s how Google is trying to change the way we pay for things

Yesterday an Android blog, Android Police, published about a post based on a tip from an “anonymous tipster.” The post details a physical Google Wallet card. The blog explained: The physical Google Wallet card will work just like a regular credit card. Whatever your currently selected default card on the Wallet app is, the Wallet card will [...]

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Barclays making NFC possible on every cell device

Are you a fan of NFC-enabled credit cards? Phones? Wrist watches? Wallets? How about stickers? Barclays has announced a new product that can be placed on any cellular phone to give it instant NFC compatibility. The PayTag This little piece of tech is more than just a brilliant name. It’s exactly what you expect. For [...]

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Scott Thompson moves to Yahoo!

The news of former President of PayPal Scott Thompson, leaving his position with eBay to work as Yahoo!’s CEO could not have come at a worse time. Thompson’s sudden move literally “shocked,” eBay’s CEO John Donahoe and the company itself. Although Donahoe had know about Thompson’s talks with Yahoo!, he was not aware of the [...]

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Want Pizza? Wave At Your TV

I just read the book The Help by Kathryn Stockett (I know it’s a women’s book, but it’s really good, okay?  The movie is also really good) and there was a particular scene in it that stood out to me.  A box was invented that you place on top of your television, allowing you to [...]