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How Apple Pay and Google Wallet actually work
Many companies are part of your credit card transactions; few know what they do.
by Megan Geuss - Oct 29 2014, 6:00pm +0100
It's hard to have a meaningful discussion about Apple Pay (iOS' most recent foray into mobile payments) and Google Wallet (Android's three-year-old platform that's had tepid success) without talking about how the systems actually work. And to talk about how those systems work, we have to know how credit card charges work.