Google Wallet mobile payment platform to be announced today
As we wrote yesterday, at first the service will likely be available on Sprint's Nexus S 4G, and go live in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C., with more cities and phones to follow.
Judging from the Container Store leak, a number of retail partners have already been signed up for the trials, which require POS devices with NFC-capabilities, of the tap-and-pay kind. Here is the exact text of the Container Store's memo:
We'll know more about the exact details in just a few hours, but in the meantime you can refresh your knowledge on the various mobile payment systems in our detailed article.
2. Apple Fanboy (unregistered) posted on 26 May 2011, 10:57 0 2
Typical Google, Apple talks about NFC and they "beat" Apple to it, then Apple comes and does it better :) I like to think if you're gonna do something "new" do it right the first time
5. protozeloz posted on 26 May 2011, 14:48 0 0
what the HELL!!!??? your comment is really retarded, Google added NFC before apple even though about it, Nexus S was released on holidays, around that time apple started seriously talking about considering NFC for next phone, so no Google is not trying to beat apple at it, they already had this planed because they try to innovate