This technology would obviously be of interest to Google, especially in the Google Shopping and Wallet spaces. Some other exemplary applications of the techniques described herein can include, identifying website/e-commerce users by their behavior...
The problem I see is that Google has a tight grip on SEO already, so why give them access to your wallet? Earlier this week, Google extended the AdWords program that offers advertisers a credit card with rates of 8.99 to 18.99 percent.
If you've received an email offering you access to the GoogleWallet for Business beta recently, beware: it's a phishing attempt to get your credit card information. Welcome to Wallet For Business (Beta), a new service from Google.
This gets me wondering if that is what Google is up to with GoogleWallet and their introduction to an AdWords credit card for advertisers. They can attribute credit card data to an individual user in their 50 + million users using Google+.
Google’s near field communications payment system, GoogleWallet, has officially launched. While Google has been testing this product extensively since May, select users will now be able to use GoogleWallet to make payments.
The idea of mobile payments is coming in the form of GoogleWallet – allowing consumers to simply swipe their phone over a scanner. Not so if Google payment solutions from credit cards to debit cards are used.
You'll also notice that both these tools only offer limited usage free of charge and that they offer much more sophisticated metrics and analysis if you're prepared to open your wallet. Main image credit: Caroline Hoos
GoogleWallet launched today and ClickZ noticed that a search on Google for 'NFC' brought up a Mastercard PPC ad promoting the new partnership and organic results displayed a wikipedia entry for Near Field communications rather than the National...
In addition to your credit card information for your associated credit card, Wallet will also store shopper loyalty card numbers and their associated points, receipts, gift card information, boarding passes, and sporting event tickets.
Creativity trumps the big walletCredit Card Processing Errors Halt AdWords Buyers from Advertising, Search Engine Roundtable Matt touched upon the obvious choices, including Google Local, MSN Local, Yahoo Local and Ask Local.
Reports emerged that Google was developing a micropayments system, an online wallet, even a PayPal killer (see this blog post for a chronology of Google payments speculation over the past year). It's not about a universal wallet; it's about making...
GoogleWallet go? GoogleWallet: In June 2005, we started
about Google planning to handle online transactions through something
code-named "GoogleWallet. CEO Eric Schmidt in late June 2005, after GoogleWallet rumors heated up.
Mylene Mangalindan's article in the Wall Street Journal (free to all): PayPal Prepares For a Challenge From Google takes a look at how online payment service, PayPal is preparing it's forces and resources against Google's plans to make a play in...
GoogleWallet? Google Accounts system, which will gain a feature to let credit card info be
added. At launch, only those with credit cards using a US address can buy video. Now as
suspected, a downloadable Google Video Player is back.
Note: Does "GoogleWallet" and online payment systems sound familiar? Postscript 2: Credit to Google Blogoscoped's Philipp Lenssen for a comment he sent to me via email. Google's top exec team is hitting the road.
Use Your GoogleWallet I don't think it's a stretch to think that GoogleWallet will eventually be used to pay for premium content. For example, a searcher finds a "premium" article and then is able to use their their GoogleWallet account to pay...
The article also points out that some believe the code name for the service is "GoogleWallet. But the knowledgeable people say it could have similarities with PayPal, which allows consumers to pay for purchases on Web sites by funding electronic...