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Google to App Makers: Use Google Wallet or Else

....your apps will be dropped from Android Market

(Newser) - Google is looking to follow in Apple's footsteps and simplify its app store—and that means pushing developers to change their payment systems. The search giant is calling on developers to drop PayPal and other methods in favor of Google Wallet. And, according to several developers, it's been... More »

Google Launches 'Wallet' Payment Service

Service replaces credit cards, loyalty cards with smartphone app

(Newser) - Google's ambitious scheme to put the world's wallet-makers out of business was quietly launched yesterday . The Wallet service—which replaces credit cards, loyalty cards, and coupons with an app that allows people to pay for goods and services with a single tap of their smartphone—currently only links... More »

Eric Schmidt: Google Really 'Screwed Up' on Social Media

At All Things Digital conference, he talks about missing out on social media

(Newser) - Eric Schmidt didn’t mince words at the D9: All Things Digital conference yesterday, admitting that Google “screwed up” at times during its early social media efforts. Missing out on “the friend thing” and true social functionality was one of his biggest failures, Schmidt admitted during his keynote... More »

PayPal Sues Google, Says It Stole Trade Secrets

Goes after 'Google Wallet' mobile system

(Newser) - EBay and its PayPal subsidiary have filed a lawsuit accusing Google of stealing its trade secrets in the creation of its Google Wallet product . The suit names two executives—Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius—who jumped ship to Google after long stints working at PayPal and eBay respectively, Reuters reports.... More »

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