Google brings its different payment platforms together under the Google Pay brand

Google brings its different payment platforms together under the Google Pay brand

He said the products being brought together include Android Pay (Google's mobile payments and loyalty platform) and Google Wallet (its peer-to-peer payments app).

For starters, when you make a purchase from Google, or from partner apps and stores, you'll start to see Google Pay as an option.

I know, I know, you want to ask why the hell did Google separate all of these years ago? It's a bit confusing, but Google is streamlining its payment branding today with the launch of Google Pay. No one liked 3 or 4 different payment experiences from different Google products and this should eliminate that pain. And any credit, debit, gift, or loyalty cards you added to Android Pay or Google Wallet will stay saved.

Unveiled in a blog post on Monday, Google Pay will offer all the functionalities that you have come to expect from Android Pay or Google Wallet.

Google Pay products
Google brings its different payment platforms together under the Google Pay brand

The move enables Google to unite separate services under a brand that doesn't carry device-specific baggage. Will they merge and become Google Pay?

Users can try Google Pay now using Airbnb, B&H Photo-Video, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, and Instacart.

We started suspecting something was up a few days ago when readers began reaching out to say their Tap & Pay system settings were suddenly labeled "Google Pay".



Related Posts

Nvidia Freestyle Is Instagram for PC Gaming
Nvidia has announced GeForce Now, a new game streaming service for both PC and Mac that is set to revolutionise gaming on a PC. PC gaming today makes the leap to a giant screen, with NVIDIA's introduction of big format gaming displays, or BFGDs™.

Netanyahu says UNRWA 'must become a thing of the past'
In this regard, Abu Hasna said that UNRWA was not informed of any official USA decision to halt financial aid. The Palestinians envision East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state under a two-state solution.

Viacom18's 'Padmavat' slated to release on 25 Jan
If the CBFC ( Central Board of Film Certification ) has removed the objectionable parts, then there is no problem. However, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the producers of the film are yet to release a statement on the release date.

Bears expected to name Matt Nagy new head coach
Nagy interviewed with the Bears on Sunday, a day after the Chiefs were knocked out of the playoffs in a 22-21 loss to the Titans. When Pederson was hired by Philadelphia prior to the 2017 season, Nagy was promoted to take his place in Kansas City.

Twitter asserts that it won't ban Trump because he's a world leader
We review Tweets by leaders within the political context that defines them, and enforce our rules accordingly. The reason is that these figures play a critical role and people should see what they have to say.

Trump administration ends protected status of 200000 Salvadorans in US
Haitians and Nicaraguans will lose their protected status in 2019 and Hondurans could lose theirs later this year. That is more than three times the number of people in the next largest group with protected status, Hondurans.

Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018
We need to - just go back and look at millennial turnout in 2014, the last midterms. Steyer didn't say whether he was supporting de León in the Senate race.

President Trump warns Democrats there won't be DACA deal without border wall
But after a stinging loss in Alabama, Trump said he's done supporting challengers, declaring: "I don't see that happening". Trump has tied their fate to an $ 18 billion budget provision he wants to fund a border wall between the USA and Mexico .

DMK, Congress boycott TN Governor's address
The DMK has been demanding a floor test in the House since splits within the ruling party emerged previous year . According to a government notification , the governor had summoned the Assembly to meet on 8 January at 10 am.

Will actresses wearing black to the Golden Globes actually change anything?
Former The Hills star Kristin Cavallari wore a creation with over-long sleeves that gave her the look of the Slender Man. Maybe assuming that women that didn't wear black don't care about sexual misconduct is a dumb idea.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.