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Android Lollipop

Google Describes Android 6.0 Codenamed 'M' at I/O Developer Conference

By Peter R - May 31, 2015 11:47 PM EDT

The new operating system will have superior functionality and enhanced security compared to Lollipop.

Apple Pay

Apple Pay Will Support Discover Cards Starting This Fall

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 27, 2015 12:44 PM EDT

Discover card has joined the league of Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit card in the Apple Pay game. The company will be adding support for Apple's wireless payment system for the iPhone and Apple Watch this fall.

Google Wallet

Google Wallet Partners With Softcard To Rival Apple Pay

By Kamal Nayan - Feb 24, 2015 01:13 PM EST

Google Wallet is trying to challenge Apple Pay and it has taken a step further in that direction by partnering with Softcard - a joint venture between Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile.

Apple Pay

Samsung Acquires Mobile-Pay Company LoopPay To Rival Apple Pay

By Kamal Nayan - Feb 18, 2015 11:19 PM EST

Samsung has acquired the mobile-payment company LoopPay, a move that's clearly aimed to counter Apple Pay. The Boston-based mobile payment tech firm has been acquired for an undisclosed sum.

Silhouettes of people against Google

Google Reportedly Working With Square to Rival Apple Pay

By Kamal Nayan - Feb 13, 2015 12:49 AM EST

Google is reportedly working with payment company Square on its own high-tech, credit-card-free system to rival Apple Pay. The system as a result of collaboration is in testing since fall.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is Not Coming: Report

Reports: Samsung Pay Might Debut With Galaxy S6

By Kamal Nayan - Feb 04, 2015 12:49 AM EST

In order to compete with Apple Pay, Samsung is expected to introduce its own mobile payments service, tentatively named Samsung Pay and the feature could debut in Galaxy S6. The Galaxy S6 is scheduled to be showcased at the MWC 2015 to be held in Barcelona, Spain.

Google Wallet

Google Might Acquire Mobile-Payments Firm Softcard To Boost Google Wallet

By Kamal Nayan - Jan 17, 2015 10:53 AM EST

Internet search giant Google is in exclusive negotiations with the mobile payments company Softcard, in a bid to challenge Apple Pay, according to various reports. Google might acquire the company for at least $50 million.

Apple Pay

Apple Planning To Launch Apple Pay In UK Next Year

By Kamal Nayan - Dec 29, 2014 06:07 AM EST

Apple is "working hard" to launch Apple Pay in Europe during the first half of 2015. Top banks across the UK are currently negotiating with the Apple to launch the service.

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