Google Pay Brings Android Pay and Google Wallet Under A Single Branding

09 January, 2018, 00:46 | Author: Marie Harrington
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Google, in all its infinite wisdom, is yet to come up with a single, unified platform for payments.

There's a new name for all of Google's mobile payment platforms, and it's one the company probably should have settled on a while ago.

Following the footsteps of its arch-rival Apple, Google is all set to rebrand all of its payment portals (including Chrome autofill) under the Google Pay banner.

Google's issues with fragmentation aren't limited to its Android operating system. That's not all, as entering the promo code "GooglePay2018" at the Fandango app checkout until January 18 and completing a movie ticket purchase using Google Pay will net you a cool $5 discount.

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Others launch partners are Airbnb, Dice, HungryHouse and Instacart.

More information about Google Pay can be found over here. Android Pay, Google Wallet, and transactions on the web are some of the areas that will shift over to Google Pay over the coming weeks. Have you noticed the Google Pay branding yet? In the announcement from Pali Bhat, VP of Product Management, Payments for Google, he notes that the company has been working to make purchasing experiences "simpler, safer, and more consistent". The unified Google Pay brand will also help Google advance its platform more quickly, without needing to worry about maintaining two separate apps.

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