Android Pay

Android Pay Launches in Canada to Take on Apple Pay

Android Pay has officially launched in Canada, bringing yet another mobile wallet for consumers and also to challenge Apple Pay. The Wednesday launch will support Visa and Mastercard credit cards from BMO, CIBC, Banque Nationale, Scotiabank, Desjardins, PC Financial, ATB Financial and Canadian Tire Financial services, according to Google speaking with The Financial Post. Notably...

Why Apple Pay is Better Than Android Pay: Gene Munster

Often-cited analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray believes Apple Pay has had a slower start than investors expected – only about 20% of new iPhone owners have activated the service – but he is confident long-term usage will grow significantly. He highlights two of the five Apple Pay components listed in Apple's iOS security guide...

Google Details ‘Android Pay’ Mobile Payments Framework at MWC

At today’s Mobile World Congress keynote, Google introduced its new mobile payments framework called ‘Android Pay’, that promises to succeed where Google Wallet failed. According to TechCrunch, Google’s Sundar Pichai detailed that Android Pay is intended primarily as a developer tool made available via API, rather than a centralized app like Apple Pay. In simpler terms, it will offer users...

Google Said to Copy Apple Pay by Launching ‘Android Pay’ in May

According to a new report by ArsTechnica, Google is looking to compete with Apple Pay be announcing a new payments API called 'Android Pay' at its annual I/O conference in May. The unnamed source claims that Google’s new platform will power in-store and in-app payments for third-party apps, by allowing companies to add a mobile payments option to...