Google Wallet Archive

  • Google Wallet, that’s what Google has named their new app aimed at making shopping easier than ever before.  The app will have many layers of security to protect against fraud although many of us are still skeptical.  I see a future of virtual wallet snatching where criminals snag your smartphone and go on shopping sprees using up all your “credits”, just like the sci-fi novels, movies, and RPGs of yesteryear. To make the Google Wallet a reality, Google has partnered with Citi, MasterCard, First Data, and Sprint and merchants including Subway, Macy’s, Walgreens, and American Eagle Outfitters.  Google says it is building an open solution to other financial companies and retailers. “Your phone will be your wallet- just tap, pay, […]

    Pay for groceries with your Smartphone. Does anyone else feel like they’re playing Shadowrun?

    Google Wallet, that’s what Google has named their new app aimed at making shopping easier than ever before.  The app will have many layers of security to protect against fraud although many of us are still skeptical.  I see a future of virtual wallet snatching where criminals snag your smartphone and go on shopping sprees using up all your “credits”, just like the sci-fi novels, movies, and RPGs of yesteryear. To make the Google Wallet a reality, Google has partnered with Citi, MasterCard, First Data, and Sprint and merchants including Subway, Macy’s, Walgreens, and American Eagle Outfitters.  Google says it is building an open solution to other financial companies and retailers. “Your phone will be your wallet- just tap, pay, […]

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