A few months ago, Google launched group plans for Project Fi. Today, the tech giant has introduced a feature for group plans called ‘Group Repay’, which allows each line member to pay for their own share of data usage.
We said in our Google I/O 2017 roundup that Google Assistant would be a hot button topic at the Google I/O conference, and our instincts were right. Google took to the stage to announce some new upgrades for Google Assistant that are designed to enhance its capabilities as well as extend them to other devices.
Google and PayPal have both announced a collaboration to allow Android Pay customers to add their PayPal accounts as a payment option within the Android Pay application and service. Google’s blog on the subject explained the option would be arriving for American customers in the next few weeks.
If you bought a Google Home unit for your home, you may be wondering why after so long its functionality is still limited. The tech giant has now taken a large step forward into allowing speaker owners to do more with their Google Home unit. Shopping is now possible to conduct through the Google Assistant on your Google Home using Google Express for delivery. The feature is available now.
Android Pay has been steadily rolling out support for several countries and banks over the last few months. However, it remains widely underused as only a limited number of merchants and websites currently support the payment platform. It looks like that’s about to change as Google has announced successful key partnerships with Visa and Mastercard to expand the reach of Android Pay across the mobile web.
Google updates Chrome often, as you could have probably guessed from the high number of versions they have had. Chrome 53 came out earlier this week and brings some significant improvements to the platform’s most important elements. Hit the break for details.
Google has created a new page on their Android website to get more people onboard with Android Pay. It’s called ‘promotions’ and involves discounts and coupons users can claim for using Android Pay.
Google received the bad news many of us saw coming from thousands of miles away. The search giant has been charged by the European Union Commission once again, but for a record high $5 billion fine.