Google folds Checkout into Wallet

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Google, hoping to lessen confusion among some of their brands and services, is folding Google Checkout into Google Wallet.  The move makes perfect sense to us as we expect to find ourselves using Wallet more with time.  An email started getting sent out last night to pretty much anyone who has ...

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PayPal Blog Leaks Android Market Announcement, Quickly Disappears

We'd heard whispers off and on for a few weeks now that PayPal integration was coming to the Android Market. Long a desired Google Checkout alternative, PayPal would open up big doors for Android developers and fans alike. So when is it coming? It already did. And then it didn't.

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TheStreet: Android Market to Integrate Paypal as Early as October 26th

One big bone of contention for many new Android users is having to use Google Checkout over Paypal for purchasing apps.  It’s not that Checkout is a total hassle to set up, but, rather, most folks are just more acquainted with Paypal.  Plus, Paypal is accepted in nearly 200 countries ...

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Make Online Payments Quickly with the Android Payment Chrome Extension

Merchants and consumers rejoice!  The Google Checkout Blog is reporting this week that merchants can now create a QR code containing the information for the items a customer wants using the Android Payment Chrome Extension.  Customers will then scan the QR code with their scanner and be taken ...

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Google Giving $100 Back to Customers Ineligible for Full Discount on Nexus One

Score one for good public relations.  Google, after hearing the complaints from those of you who shelled out $379 for a Nexus One, has decided to shave a hundred dollars off the cost.  And to make sure you early adopters aren’t feeling bitter, they’re refunding $100 to you via ...

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T-Mobile’s Carrier Billing Offers Alternative for Paid Apps

T-Mobile started pushing out an update to the Android Market which allows customers to choose their billing method for paid applications.  Rather than using Google Checkout, users can opt to have these costs added to their T-Mobile account. If you are a T-Mobile customer, you can expect to get ...

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Android Market Now Accepting Priced Applications

Looks like the Wall Street Journal got it right.  The Android Market is now accepting priced applications with availability starting next week. According to the official Android Developers Blog, Google Checkout will act as the payment and billing mechanism for Android Market. Can’t ...

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