London-based banking platform Curve adds support for Google Pay
Category: #headlines  By Mateen Dalal  Date: 2019-11-08
  • share
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn

London-based banking platform Curve adds support for Google Pay

The London-based over-the-top banking platform, Curve, has apparently added support for Google Pay. The combination of the two platforms will enable customers to experience the convenience of feature packed personal finance products.

Sources familiar with the matter claim that the integration is likely to facilitate Android users to make payments with Curve by means of their smartwatch or Android-powered phone, wherever Google Pay is accepted. This is also inclusive of devices from smartphone brands such as Huawei, Acer, Samsung, HTC, Sony Ericsson, LG, Motorola, and others.

The incorporation is also expected to ensure that Google Pay will now be available to the users whose bank doesn’t support digital wallets, like Virgin and Barclays. Earlier, these banks had apparently chosen to add support for NFC-enabled payments to their banking applications.

With this integration, Curve customers can spend freely with Google Pay, much beyond the £30 transaction constraint imposed by ‘contactless card payments’. Customers can also easily check their transaction details in hundreds of applications available, without having to enter payment details repeatedly. This is likely to enable a highly flexible in-app purchase experience. Once the Curve card is registered with Google Pay, the application will be able to work with any Visa or Mastercard-issued debit or credit card.

Diego Rivas, Head of Product- OS, Curve, has been quoted to state that the firm is thrilled to announce its integration with Google Pay. Already an excellent way to combine all user cards, Curve, with this integration, will be able to ensure a seamless customer experience, with its money management and all-your-cards-in-one features, Rivas added.

The addition of Google Pay will also make sure that payment information is protected via numerous security layers, making it safer for conducting transactions.

For the uninitiated, Curve is an over-the-top banking platform, that serves to consolidate all cards and accounts within one smart card.
 

Source Credits:

https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/07/google-pay-comes-to-curve/

  • share
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn


About Author

Mateen Dalal    

Mateen Dalal

A qualified electronics and telecommunication engineer, Mateen Dalal embarked on his professional journey working as a quality and test engineer. Harnessing his passion for content creation however, Mateen pens down industry-rich articles for ReportsGO.com and a few o...

Read More

More News By Mateen Dalal

AstraZeneca to present results of Farxiga’s DAPA-CKD trial at ESC 2020
AstraZeneca to present results of Farxiga’s DAPA-CKD trial at ESC 2020
By Mateen Dalal

According to reliable sources, British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca plc will present the much awaited results of the Phase III DAPA-CKD trial of Farxiga in CKD (chronic kidney disease) at ESC Congress 2020. Sources with r...

FDA grants Emergency Use Authorization to Abbott’s COVID-19 antigen
FDA grants Emergency Use Authorization to Abbott’s COVID-19 antigen
By Mateen Dalal

Abbott Laboratories, a U.S.-based medical devices and healthcare firm, has reportedly received the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for the detecting COVID-19 virus with its portable antigen test Bina...

Hyundai Wia Corp. signs gun parts export contract with BAE Systems
Hyundai Wia Corp. signs gun parts export contract with BAE Systems
By Mateen Dalal

Hyundai Wia Corp., a South Korea-based defense firm, has reportedly signed gun parts export contract with BAE Systems plc of worth USD 100 million via a pre-value accumulation system. As per the agreement, Hyundai Wia will supply over 106 types of gu...