Tech & Science Google Consolidates Its Payments Services Under Brand Google Pay

10:08  09 january  2018
10:08  09 january  2018 Source:   Bloomberg

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Alphabet Inc. is consolidating its various payment brands under one name: Google Pay . The internet company previously offered services such as mobile payments , in-store checkout and money transfers between friends through different features, including Android Pay

Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) subsidiary Google has always had a branding problem with its multiple mobile payment services (much like The good news is that the company is finally recognizing the error of its ways and moving to consolidate everything under Google Pay .

Google (File Photo) © Reuters Google (File Photo) (Bloomberg) -- Alphabet Inc. is consolidating its various payment brands under one name: Google Pay.

The internet company previously offered services such as mobile payments, in-store checkout and money transfers between friends through different features, including Android Pay, Google Wallet and a slew of others. Consumers can now use the payment information saved in their Google accounts for all the company’s pay offerings under one product, Google Vice President Pali Bhat said in a blog Monday.

Google Pay is already available on websites such as Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse and Instacart, the company said.

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