Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard – CNET

The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie. by Richard Nieva · @richardjnieva; January 16, 2015 5:51 PM PST.
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