UPDATE: LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Google plans to announce a new version of its Google Wallet by mid-November, which would include a greater role for offers and expansion of the platform to other devices, including a possible app for the iPhone, NFC Times has learned. END UPDATE.
Google also plans to roll out a Google co-branded credit card that will be accepted on Discover Financial Services’ U.S. acceptance network, said sources.
Google’s vice president of wallet and payments Osama Bedier, speaking at the Money 2020 conference in Las Vegas Monday, said the company was “putting the finishing touches” on the Google Wallet 2.0. This will be the follow-up to the present cloud-based wallet, which Google refers to internally as Google Wallet 1.5, and which it launched in August.