Google Merges Wallet, Android Pay into Google Pay

09 January, 2018, 00:49 | Author: Carmen Reese
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While the branding was unveiled at the CES 2018 event, many users had reportedly been getting this update days in advance as they were already seeing the Google Pay logo on their phones while making payments. Any card or payment system you use with Google will be available across all of Google's payment systems, such as online checkouts and applications.

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This all-new Google Pay branding was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 event being held in Las Vegas. The new brand is supposed to give users a single, unified platform for their purchases across all their devices and in-store, while removing all the confusion that revolves around the Android Pay and Google Wallet brands.

Google explicitly says that this change is merely cosmetic and the systems' overall functionalities will remain unchanged, which should be a sign of relief for those who are used to things happening a certain way. Sites like Airbnb, Fandango and Instacart have already started accepting it. Then in 2015, Google came out with Android Pay, with support from three major United States carriers. Google has announced that "Google Pay" will soon be everywhere.

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