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Google Tez digital payment app launched: A look at other popular UPI-based apps in India

India is clearly moving a step closer towards becoming a cashless economy, thanks to Unified Payment Interface (UPI). Today, tech giant Google joined …

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Google Launches India-Only Mobile Payments App

Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google on Monday announced its new mobile payment app called Tez, aimed at allowing consumers in India to execute digital payments.<p>…

Huawei Pay might cross the Atlantic and make its way to the US

It’s been a year since Huawei announced its own mobile payment service that crosses paths with the likes of Samsung Pay, Android Pay, and others, but it has remained a China-exclusive service since the announcement. News hit the wire that this could change with a launch in Europe, and now we’re …

Future of payments: Are digital wallets doomed to fail?

A few years after being introduced, most mobile wallets are still struggling to gain traction. Will they ever catch on?<p>The success of digital wallets varies greatly depending upon whom you ask. In early August, <b>Goldman Sachs</b> analysts proclaimed that digital wallet adoption had been "underwhelming to …

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Google's New Payment App Uses Sound To Transfer Money Securely

Tez, Google's new payment app for India, uses audio QR to let users easily move money and pay bills<p>Google announced a new mobile payment service in …

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How to use Android Pay — What is it, what banks support it?

<i>Google has since rebranded Android Pay, making a few improvements and adopting the name Google Pay.</i><p>More and more, people are paying for items in the real world using their smartphones, thanks to the introduction of mobile payment services. One option is Android Pay, developed by Google to be used …

As shoppers start paying by fingerprint, what other changes lie ahead for banking and spending?

While some rural towns in Britain are still getting to grips with contactless card machines, a Costcutter store in Uxbridge has become the first supermarket in the world to let shoppers pay for groceries using just the veins in their fingertips.<p>The store, at Brunel University in London, enables …