With Google is angling to dominate Android mobile payments, Samsung is moving quickly to make its own mark with the launch of Samsung Pay while PayPal has acquired MCX partner Paydiant, giving it access to major retailers.
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Google is teaming up with Softcard in the hopes of positioning Google Wallet as the leader in Android mobile payments, but it is likely to face a number of competitors.
Mobile Minutes: Google competes with Uber; WhatsApp’s bug; IPhone prices increase; Lollipop rolls out on Galaxy S5February 4, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Exclusive: Google is developing its own Uber competitor; WhatsApp bug shows private pictures to strangers; Average iPhone price increases to $687 and Android decreases to $254, says report; Android 5.0 Lollipop a ‘go’ on Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5s.
Mobile Minutes: Cablevision’s Wi-Fi phone plan; Apple vs Android war; Mobile ‘supercookies’; Motorola’s new phonesJanuary 27, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Cablevision to introduce Wi-Fi-based phone plan; Apple vs Android war escalates with crippled Nexus 6 blame game; Use of mobile ‘supercookies’ is seen as a threat to privacy; What Google’s wireless plans mean for Verizon, AT&T and you.
Walgreens stands out among retailers in leveraging the best features of Android’s new Lollipop software, such as interactive push notifications.
Hotels.com is enabling travelers using its mobile booking application to receive hotel notifications on their Android smart watches as a way to make traveling more seamless.
While having security is crucial, when a system is hacked, consumers tend to remember the lack of security rather than the security that was in place. The situation with mobile devices is even worse.
Zealios Skin Care is offering a 50 percent discount on select sunscreen products to those who use their mobile device’s ambient light sensor to download the coupon.
Google’s emphasis on smart devices and enhanced notifications has implications both for consumers and for the brands and businesses that serve them.
The problem is that Android is not controlled by one single manufacturer, not even Google, since it is open source software. So who then is going to win the Android war?