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Goodbye, Google Wallet Card, Hello Incentives

Goodbye, Google Wallet Card, Hello Incentives

Rumors about the death of the Google Wallet Card have been confirmed, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel for consumers who keep the plastic card in their wallets. Google has teamed up with American Express Serve and Simple to offer a bonus to owners of the...

Google Wallet Eyeing Softcard Combo?

Google Wallet is reportedly in talks to buy NFC-based mobile wallet rival Softcard, causing speculation about how the combination might stack up against Apple Pay and other emerging wallet concepts. The rumors surfaced following news that Softcard was shedding 60...

Google Opens Its Wallet

The battle for the mobile wallet appears to be forming between Google and Isis, says Todd Ablowitz, president of consulting firm Double Diamond Group LLC. “Google is betting on Android and their search and advertising capabilities,” Ablowitz says. “Isis is betting on...

Google Wallet Poised To Launch

“It looks to me like Google is about to launch its mobile-wallet service, and while igniting a new product like this is always hard, Google seems to be putting a lot of energy into it,” Todd Ablowitz, president of mobile payment consulting firm Double Diamond Group,...