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Softcard to Shutter At the End of March

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Mar 5, 2015, 1:30 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @zeman_e

Softcard, the mobile wallet service developed by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless, has informed users the application will go offline March 31. Softcard customers can use the app through that date, but afterward their accounts will automatically be closed. Softcard recommends users who wish to be able to make mobile payments in the future download Google Wallet. Google purchased certain Softcard assets in a deal announced last month. Google Wallet will replace Softcard on Android handsets later this year. Softcard never caught on with consumers due to limited handset, credit card, and retail support. General interest in mobile payments has increased after the launch of Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Samsung recently announced plans for its own mobile wallet service, called Samsung Pay. Samsung Pay will first be available to the Galaxy S6.

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Mar 5, 2015, 1:45 PM

Samsung Pay?

Couldn't they think of something more original to differentiate themselves from Apple Pay or Google Wallet?
maybe they use samsung pay just to piss off apple. haha.
you sued me? i going to piss you off more ! haha
 
 
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