Google’s mobile payments app has now been installed 100m times

Google Pay hits 100m installs on the Play Store — Android Police — “100m is impressive, but it may not be nearly as impressive as you’re imagining. For instance, Google Pay uses the same Play Store listing and APK pname (com.google.android.apps.walletnfcrel) as Android Pay, which Android Pay continued to use from Google Wallet. Additionally, Google Wallet/Android Pay/Google Pay has been pre-installed on quite a few devices.”







Google Authenticator to get NFC and BLE?

The Google Authenticator app, which generates two-step verification codes as an additional layer of security when signing in, will soon add support for NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), an APK teardown reported by Android Police reveals... More


Google Wallet to get P2P transfers?

Google Wallet

A detailed examination of the Google Wallet APK (application package file) carried out by Android Police reporter Ron Amadeo suggests that the search giant has completed work on a P2P payments service and is conducting in-house tests... More



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