Smartphones have replaced lots of other accessories—cameras, flashlights, calculators. But many people are still reluctant to swap the wallets in their pockets for their digital counterparts.
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Google on Wednesday said it is testing ways to let people use digital wallets without having to even take smartphones out of their pockets.
With Wal-Mart Stores Inc. becoming the latest retailer to launch a mobile pay system, there are more places than ever to break out a digital wallet to pay for the things you want.
When it comes to using a smartphone to make purchases in retail stores, Apple Pay has been getting most of the attention.
Samsung said Thursday that its mobile payment platform reached $30 million in transaction volume a month after it was launched in South Korea.
Google's answer to the Apple Pay mobile-payment service is debuting in the U.S., marking a do-over by the company behind the world's most-used operating system for smartphones.
Some pay for deli sandwiches with a flick of their Internet-enabled wristwatches. Osama Bedier waves his phone.
The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsolete. But most people still use cash or plastic when they shop in stores.
Google on Thursday unveiled its pay-with-a-phone system for Android devices, ramping up its challenge to Apple in mobile payments.