Sprint Mobile Wallet Offers Alternative For On-Device Purchases
Oct 27, 2010, 8:01 PM by Philip Berne
Sprint today announced Sprint Mobile Wallet, a new way to make payments for apps and services on a mobile device. The Mobile Wallet lets customers use existing Visa, MasterCard or Amazon Payments accounts, instead of using alternative services like Google Checkout or PayPal. Customers receive a PIN code and choose their method of payment at checkout. Payments are handled by CardinalCommerce. Sprint says the Mobile Wallet will allow payments within apps and on devices without the need for a separate app store.
Google Unfolds A Brand New Wallet App for Android
Google today released a fully redesigned Google Wallet application for Android devices. Google Wallet is not an app for making mobile payments at retail.
Microsoft Wallet Gains Tap-to-Pay Functionality
Microsoft today updated its Microsoft Wallet app and gave Lumia smartphone owners the ability to make mobile payments at supporting retailers. Windows Mobile has long included a Wallet app, but until today it was reserved for loyalty cards and other retail programs.
Google Pay Arrives to Fully Replace Android Pay and Google Wallet
Google today released Google Pay, the revised payment application and service that replaces Android Pay. Google Pay encompasses most features of Google Wallet and Android Pay in a single app, allowing people to use Google Pay to make payments online and via mobile devices.
Google Folds Google Wallet and Android Pay Into Google Pay
Google today took steps to simplify its mobile and online payment products by combining them into a single service called Google Pay. Moving forward, Google Pay will encompass the features of Google Wallet and Android Pay.