Nexus 6 to land at Verizon on Thursday
March 11, 2015

The popular phone, which is already available at rival carriers, will sell for $250 and can be purchased online starting Thursday and in stores starting March 19.

Google Entering Wireless Business to Improve Service
March 3, 2015

Google confirmed that it's going to enter the wireless carrier business, but don't expect to ditch your AT&T or Verizon contract for one with the search giant. Instead, Google characterizes its still-to-launch wireless plans as a small-scale effort in which it will work with U.S. carriers to improve service.

Google, Softcard Team to Take on Apple Pay
February 24, 2015

Google has reached a deal with the mobile carrier-backed mobile payments startup Softcard in order make Google Wallet available on Android phones, in a bid to compete with Apple's Apple Pay.

Carriers give up on mobile payments, sell Softcard tech to Google
February 23, 2015

It looks like the US cellular carriers are bowing out of the mobile payments war. Google just announced it has struck a deal with Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile to purchase "some exciting technology and intellectual property" from Softcard, the carriers' mobile payments initiative. The three carriers have also agreed to preinstall Google Wallet on their Android phones.

Google May Buy Softcard
January 19, 2015

Google is reportedly looking to buy a competitor to Apple Pay- the one that until recently was known as "Isis.