Google Pay – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:54:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Google Pay – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Google Pay rolls out Gmail integration that lets users automatically import tickets, coupons and loyalty cards from email https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/17/362355/google-pay-rolls-out-gmail-integration-that-lets-users-automatically-import-tickets-coupons-and-loyalty-cards-from-email/ Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:54:16 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62355 Google has begun rolling out a new feature that scans a Gmail user’s inbox and then automatically adds any coupons, loyalty cards, airline boarding passes and movie tickets that it finds to their Google Pay wallet. The feature, which began rolling out this week, is available on an opt-in basis from within a user’s Google […]

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Singapore extends contactless transit payments with value-added services https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/10/362276/singapore-extends-contactless-transit-payments-with-value-added-services/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:52:18 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62276 Travellers in Singapore can now use their contactless Mastercard debit or credit card as a travel ticket on trains and buses while also improving the user experience through travel information sent directly to a smartphone app. The SimplyGo initiative was launched on 4 April by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) following a two year trial. […]

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One in eight contactless journeys in London now made with mobile phones https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/10/362280/one-in-eight-contactless-journeys-now-made-with-mobile-phones-in-london/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:33:13 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62280 “More than 21.6m journeys per week are made on London public transit using contactless payments. More than 53,000 new contactless cards or new mobile contactless payments enter the TfL each day, and one in eight contactless journeys come via Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, or other mobile wallet apps.”

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Stance lets customers use their phones to self checkout anywhere in store https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/02/362228/stance-lets-customers-use-their-phones-to-self-checkout-anywhere-in-store/ Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:55:21 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62228 Specialist sock retailer Stance is enabling customers to pay for products on their mobile phones from anywhere in its stores — without them having to visit a physical checkout desk, talk with a shop assistant or download an app. Shoppers use the browser on their mobile phone to navigate to a short URL. They then […]

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Google Pay to integrate with Google Maps for transit card top ups https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/02/362195/google-pay-to-integrate-with-google-maps-for-transit-card-top-ups/ Tue, 02 Apr 2019 10:49:22 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62195 “If you’re a Myki user in Melbourne or regional Victoria, you can now skip the line and get there faster with Google Pay… Soon, you’ll also be able to see your current balance in Google Maps when you’re planning your Myki journey, and initiate your top-up from there.”

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Public Transport Victoria to add Myki transit cards to Google Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/25/362105/public-transport-victoria-to-add-myki-transit-cards-to-google-pay/ Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:39:42 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62105 “Mobile Myki is a digital Myki on your Android phone. From Thursday 28 March 2019 it will be available on the Google Pay app… Mobile Myki uses all of the existing Myki gates and readers on Melbourne’s trams, at train stations and on Myki-enabled buses across Victoria. The new technology uses Google Pay on the […]

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European airlines add support for Google Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/20/362088/european-airlines-add-support-for-google-pay/ Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:36:36 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62088 Air France, KLM, EasyJet, Lufthansa and Ryanair have all begun adding support for Google Pay, enabling flyers to save their boarding passes to the service when they use an airline’s app to buy a ticket. “The Ryanair app now has a button to save your boarding pass to Google Pay. Once you press it, the […]

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MegaFon adds loans to its mobile banking app https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/08/361916/megafon-adds-loans-to-its-mobile-banking-app/ Fri, 08 Mar 2019 13:25:23 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61916 MegaFon is working with Mastercard to develop a full service financial marketplace for its mobile network subscribers in Russia. Its customers can already turn their mobile phone account into a bank account using the MegaFon Bank mobile app and use their mobile phone’s credit balance to pay for goods and services anywhere that accepts Mastercard. […]

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Citymapper rolls out ‘all in one’ contactless transportation pass https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/21/361721/citymapper-rolls-out-all-in-one-contactless-transportation-pass/ Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:25:50 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61721 “Our Pass on day one will cover public transport, cycles (Santander’s Docked scheme) and cabs (our Citymapper Ride service). Over time we will add other modes and partners such as additional cycle and cab services, car sharing, scooters and well.. whatever else gets invented next… Pass will integrate with Apple Pay and Google Pay so […]

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Atom Tickets adds movie tickets to Google Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/11/361598/atom-tickets-adds-movie-tickets-to-google-pay/ Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:19:43 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61598 “Atom Tickets is among the first to use the Save to Google Pay feature… After a user has purchased tickets using Google Pay, they can save them in the Android app’s new Passes tab. When it’s showtime, use a phone as a ticket.”

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