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Discover Brings Google Wallet To Its Cardmembers

Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 4:17 PM
From BusinessWire
Discover announced today that it is partnering with Google to allow cardmembers to save their credit card directly into Google Wallet by logging into the online Account Center at

This will give Discover cardmembers the ability to tap and pay for purchases in-store in conjunction with the Google Wallet application on a compatible Near Field Communication (NFC) smartphone, as well as make purchases online, for a simpler, more convenient shopping experience. Cardmembers using Google Wallet to pay for items with their Discover card will continue to earn Cashback Bonus® rewards.

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Paying with a smartphone is growing. According to InformationWeek
Mobile payment technology is an area of intense competition at the moment, despite lack of consumer interest or perhaps because of it--there's no dominant player. Startups, technology companies, financial companies, and telecom companies are all racing to popularize their way to make electronic payments with mobile devices.

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Do you see yourself paying with a smartphone in the future?
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