Google announced the arrival of Android Pay and a revamped Google Wallet today. The NYTimes provides a great primer for both.
Google on Thursday confirmed the arrival of Android Pay and a revamped Google Wallet, an overhaul of the company’s mobile payments products, which was previously reported by The New York Times. Both products are a shift from the company’s past mobile commerce efforts, which largely flopped. The new services, like the world of payments in general, are not simple. Here is how they work: