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Google Wallet: Color Me Skeptical

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Google Wallet, which the Mountain View-based search giant introduced earlier today, wants to change the way you pay for products and services, but I’m not sure it will. Google’s contactless near field communication (NFC) payment system currently only works with one phone and only in San Francisco and New York, but the company plans to roll it out wider over the next few months. While I do like the technology behind this system, though, I can’t help but wonder if Google and its partners aren’t just looking for a solution to a nonexistent problem here.

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