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Uruguay-based Fintech dLocal Adds Google Pay as a New Payment Option

Uruguay-based dLocal, a Fintech firm focused on facilitating international transactions, has reportedly added Google Pay as one of its local payment options. As mentioned on dLocal’s official website: “dLocal [aims] to close the payments innovation gap that exists between developed countries and emerging economies. We… Read More

Google Might be Planning to Compete with Apple by Launching its Own Branded Virtual and Physical Debit Cards

Google is reportedly planning to compete with Apple by introducing its own branded payments card. According to TechCrunch, the Silicon Valley-based multinational corporation is in the process of creating both virtual and physical debit cards. These new payment cards will be co-branded with financial services… Read More

Digital Payments: OCBC Bank Introduces Google Pay’s Peer to Peer Money Transfer Service in Singapore

The Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Limited (OCBC) Bank (SGX: O39), a multinational banking and financial services corporation, has reportedly become the first company to introduce Google Pay’s peer to peer (P2P) money transfer service in Singapore. The new digital payments option makes Singapore only the third… Read More

Google Pay and India’s Digital Payments App PhonePe were Most Frequently Downloaded Fintech Apps in February 2020

Google Pay was reportedly the most downloaded Fintech app (globally) during the month of February 2020 with 15.6 million downloads. It was closely followed by Indian digital payments firm PhonePe’s app which was downloaded 6 million times. For Google Pay, this is notably more than… Read More

Payments Service Provider Thyngs and Charities Trust to Help UK Charities Secure Funding, Following Coronavirus Outbreak

Charities in the United Kingdom are currently experiencing major challenges due to the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Payments services provider Thyngs has partnered with the Charities Trust, in order to introduce a new way to assist the UK’s charities sector with raising funds from people… Read More

Android Users May Now Add Coinbase Card to Google Pay Wallets

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Tuesday Android users may now add their Coinbase Card to their Google Pay wallets. Coinbase claims it is now the first company to enable users to make mobile payments powered by their crypto balances. “Google Pay gives Coinbase Card… Read More

Founders of Google Pay India to Launch Neo-Banking Platform in the $2.6 Trillion Economy

Two Indian co-founders of Google Pay are reportedly preparing to launch a neo-banking platform in the Asian country and they have managed to acquire financial backing from three established venture capital funds. Sujith Narayanan, an experienced senior management professional specializing in the payments industry, who… Read More

Australia-based Fintech Firm Groupee Introduces Real-Time Payment App for Allowing Users to Split Costs of Purchases

Australia-based Fintech firm Groupee has introduced a real-time payment app that lets groups of people share the cost of products or services they purchase. For example, the app allows people to split the cost for a meal, gift, and tickets. Groupee provides a prepaid Visa… Read More

France’s Banking Challenger Orange Bank Extends Its Patnership with Wirecard to Support Google Pay Transactions in France

Germany-headquartered Wirecard, a payments platform, and France’s Orange Bank, a challenger bank, announced on December 11 that they’re extending their existing business relationship to allow Android users in France to make payments through Google Pay. Orange Bank claims that 17% of all mobile payments in… Read More

Monzo Offering Google Pay Options For Customers Waiting on Debit Card Replacements

UK-based digital banking group Monzo recently announced it is offering Google Pay options for users as they wait for their debit card replacements. The new option will allow users to continue using their Monzo services until their card arrives. “When you lose your Monzo card… Read More

Amsterdam-based Fintech Firm Bunq Expands to All European Union Countries

Amsterdam-based Fintech firm Bunq announced the launch of 22 new markets on October 1. The financial and information technology company’s services will now be available in all European Union markets. Bunq will also provide services to businesses in Norway and Iceland. Overall, the company’s products… Read More

Wirecard Enables Swiss Android Users With Google Pay Through boon

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Tuesday it is enabling Android users in Switzerland to benefit from the launch of Google Pay with boon. According to Wirecard, the mobile payment solution is now available for download in the Swiss Google… Read More

Wirecard Announces Expansion of Collaboration With Google Pay in Europe

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced last week it is expanding its cooperation with Google Pay and is making its mobile payment app, boon, available for the wallet solution in Ireland, Spain, and the UK. Wirecard reported that the mobile app’s users… Read More

Danske Bank Now Offering Google Pay to Swedish, Norwegian, & Finnish Customers

Danske Bank recently announced its Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish customers with an Android phone are now able to add their Mastercard to Google Pay and make contactless payments. While sharing details about the Google Pay offering, Danske Bank stated: “A lot happens within the area of… Read More

French Fintech Lydia Introduces Google Pay to Users

Lydia, the French mobile payments firm, announced on Tuesday it is now offering Google Pay to all its Android users. The new service will allow users to contactless pay for their items. As previously reported, Lydia was launched in 2013 and claims it has become an “essential” app… Read More

Russian Payment Platform Yandex.Checkout Now Providing Online Stores With Google Pay Option

Yandex.Checkout, an online payments service based in Russia, announced on Wednesday its partners may now accept payments through Google Pay without any additional development required: the payment method becomes available to them as they send a request for it. This news comes just days after Yandex.Checkout announced it has integrated… Read More

Monzo Now Allowing Users to Start Spending Immediately After Signup With Google Pay

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it is now bringing instant signup to Google Pay. This news comes just six months after the fintech announced users are now able to use Apple Pay for purchases. Monzo reported that if users sign up to Monzo today on… Read More

Nordea Announces Roll Out of Google Pay

European financial group Nordea announced on Tuesday it has expanded its digital payment offering by adding Google Pay. According to Nordea, customers in all Nordic countries can now use Google Pay at contactless payment terminals and in apps and online stores. All Nordea’s consumer cards and Nordea First… Read More

India-Based Payments App Tez Rebrands to Google Pay Nearly One Year After Launch

Tez, an India-based mobile payments app, announced earlier this week it has rebranded to Google Pay. The rebranding comes nearly one year after Tez made its debut. Since launching in September 2017, Tez has reportedly attracted more than 22 million people and businesses, who use… Read More

Fossil Rolls Out New Smartwatches With Features Compatible With Google Pay

Popular watch brand, Fossil, announced earlier this week the launch of its fourth generation of smartwatches under its Fossil Q line. The new line offers some unique features, including untethered GPS, heart-rate tracking, and NFC feature, which is compatible with payment service, Google Pay. While sharing… Read More

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