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The New Google Pay Repeats All the Same Mistakes of Google Allo

“The new Google Pay app came out of beta this week, and it marks the first step in a major upheaval in the Google Pay service. Existing Google Pay users are about to go through a transition reminiscent of the recent move from Google Music to YouTube Music: Google is killing one perfectly fine service […]
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Google Will Soon Allow Gambling Apps on the Play Store in the US

“Android users in regions other than the UK, Ireland, France and Brazil will soon be able to find and download real-money gambling apps from the Play Store. Google has updated its program policy allowing apps that “enable or facilitate online gambling” in 15 more countries, including the US, starting on March 1st.”
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Britain’s competition regulator sets out new regime for tech giants

“Britain’s competition watchdog outlined a new regime for regulating tech giants such as Google and Facebook, saying it needed new powers to harness the full potential of digital markets and drive competition and innovation. It proposed a new, legally binding code of conduct, pro-competitive interventions in the market and enhanced merger rules, overseen by a […]

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PayPal Accelerates Its Digital Transformation With Google Cloud to Support Customer Needs During Pandemic–and Beyond

“Google Cloud and PayPal today announced they are deepening their relationship to further accelerate PayPal’s digital transformation and evolving customer needs. Under this expanded relationship, Google Cloud will provide both infrastructure and analytics capabilities to support PayPal’s growth, helping the company process transactional data at massive scale.”
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New Ways to Save, Commute and Manage Money With Google Pay

“Last year, we launched a reimagined Google Pay to be a safe, simple and helpful way to pay and manage your finances. The app is full of ways to pay friends and businesses, save with offers and rewards and stay on top of your money. Today, we are announcing three ways to help you save […]