NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Google just took your phone a step closer to replacing your wallet in the mobile payment revolution.
The company expanded its mobile payments platform, Google Wallet, to accept multiple credit cards. Users can now connect their Visa , MasterCard, American Express, or Discover cards with the new version of Google Wallet. It’s an update from the company’s previous partnership with MasterCard, Citigroup and Sprint.
Instead of swiping a card, users enter their card info into the service and are able to tap their phones at venues accepting Google Wallet payments. It’s a step forward for the company looking to delve into the mobile payment realm – an increasingly crowded space.
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