Is Google looking beyond NFC? Reportedly prepping plastic Wallet cards


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AKA Google Beba Beba Card….

Originally posted on Gigaom:

UPDATED: Google (s goog) may be preparing to offer plastic Google Wallet cards, which will work with its existing online and mobile payment tool.

Google Wallet cardAndroid Police has a leaked version of Google Wallet sent by a tipster that shows information about an upcoming Google Wallet card, which connects to a Google Wallet account and can be used at traditional credit card point of sale terminals. The cards are pitched as a way to pay with Google Wallet at a location that doesn’t take NFC tap-and-go payments.

Now, we can’t verify the authenticity of the app or the screen shots from Android Police. I reached out to Google and a spokesperson declined to comment. And you could argue that an analog card isn’t in keeping with Google’s digital character. But the report makes some sense to me.

While Google has said it’s committed to NFC, it is also working to expand the…

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