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Now Available Google Wallet on Web, Promoted Places in Google Maps

This holiday season engage shoppers with Promoted Places in Google Maps mobile. New Google Wallet experience across on the web.

New Google Maps App for Android Tablets and iPad – Shop & Save with Google Wallet on Android Apps, Mobile Sites

Google Maps mobile for Android, iOS–navigate faster, easier with a new design, tailored for tablets, GPS rerouting based on traffic conditions, discover offers as you browse. Shop, save with Wallet on popular Android apps, mobile sites.

Google Checkout Retires, Transitioning to New Google Wallet Merchant Center

With focus on the new Google Wallet Merchant Center, Google retiring Google Checkout over the next six months.

Google Wallet Instant Buy API; Wallet Integrates with Gmail; Save Anthing with Wallet Objects API

Purchase goods, services on Android apps, mobile sites with Google Wallet Instant Buy API. New “Wallet Objects API” help saving loyalty programs, offers, more to Wallet. Send money to friends within Gmail with Wallet integrates with Gmail. New quick action buttons in Gmail.

Google Wallet Now More Secure. Simply Click the Buy Button to Make Purchasing ‘No Need of Key-in Info’

Google Wallet now makes it easy and secure for you making purchases on mobile phones — starting today on the sites that accept Wallet “users don’t need to enter their credit or debit card number, billing address or other payment information — as it’s already securely stored in your Google Wallet,” informs Google.

Enhanced Sitelinks Roll Out Globally to All AdWords Advertiser; Issuers Can Now Freely Support Cards’ Uses in Google Wallet

Enhanced sitelinks was announced on desktop search ads back in February this year, and is now rolling out in all countries where AdWords is available. In a blog post, annoucing the release Google notes, “Over the last several months, we’ve continued to improve the ad systems for creating enhanced site links.”

New Cloud-based Google Wallet App Supports all Credit/Debit Cards, Remotely Disable of Wallet App

A new, “cloud-based” version of the Google Wallet app is now avilable and supports all credit and debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Now, “you can use any card when you shop in-store or online with Google Wallet,” Google stated. Ading, “With the new version, you can also remotely disable your mobile …

Street View Adds 360-degree Panoramic Imagery of Five California’s National Parks – See Google Wallet in Action and Use it to Get NJ Transit Tickets this Saturday

Google Maps Street View added 360-degree panoramic imagery for five of California’s national parks–including Yosemite–to let people around the world explore the beauty and timelessness of the wilderness.

In addition, Google also refreshed Street View imagery across most of the state. You can now take a virtual road trip practically the …

In-App Payments API Renamed as Google Wallet for Digital Goods, Announces New Pricing and Subscriptions Support

Google renamed another prodcut, the In-App Payments API is now called as Google Wallet for digital goods. And also announced the following two updates:

New Pricing

Working on the developers feedback that 5% transaction fees are great for microtransactions but not as attractive for larger transactions with …

Save to Wallet APIs for Payment Cards and Offers Now Available to Merchant or Developers

At the I/O 2012, Google’s Wallet team demonstrated a developer-facing feature dubbed “Save to Wallet APIs,” that allow visitors to bank and merchant websites to save payment cards and offers to Google Wallet.

Those new, “Google Wallet aspires to hold all the things you put in your physical wallet: credit and debit cards, …

Galaxy Nexus ‘Unclocked’ GSM/HSPA+ Now on Sale in Google Play; 300 Million Android Devices Activated Globally

Google Nexus Unlocked GSM/HSPA+ on Google PlayGoogle Nexus Unlocked GSM/HSPA+ on Google Play

You can now purchase online an unlocked version of the Galaxy Nexus (GSM/HSPA+) by visiting to a new Devices section in the Google Play web store for only $399 in the US, posted Andy Rubin, svp of Mobile and Digital Content.

“We want to give you a place to …

Google Acquires Payments Technology Company TxVia to Accelerate Innovation Towards Google Wallet

Google has acquired payments technology company “TxVia” to complement its payments capabilities and accelerate innovation towards companies Google Wallet vision.

“Over the last year, we’ve been hard at work developing Google Wallet, a payment service that makes it possible for people to redeem discounts, earn loyalty points and pay–all at the …

Google Adds New Currency, Minimized Credit Card Details to In-App Payments API

Google’s In-App Payments API over the last few weeks, received some improvements that makes the in-app purchase experience effortless for customers — leading to a higher conversion rate.

Here is what’s new?

Additional Currencies Accepted
Google expanded the types of currencies accepted to help you sell goods in …

Google Asks Credit Card Details as Part of Gmail Signup

Google is currently beta testing a new feature, when signing up a new email address, the company is now asking credit card details.

“Google now asks you to enter your credit card as part of the Gmail signup flow. Bold,” tweeted Robert Matei.

This new addition, is prompted in …

Google Wallet PIN Exposure Vulnerability Demonstrated

Google Wallet Security: PIN Exposure VulnerabilityGoogle Wallet Security: PIN Exposure VulnerabilityviaForensics recently came out with a report about the security of Google Wallet. In it, they concluded that due to the unencrypted personal information and payment history, users might be subject to social engineering attacks, reports Joshua Rubin.

In short, the hack allows access to credit card data and purchase history …