PayPal is anticipated to take legal action against the Internet giant Google and according to this; it claims that Google has stolen their revolutionary technology for spinning the Android smart phones into digital wallets. The claim further states that Osama Bedier, who was a former PayPal executive, acquired all the trade secrets for Google as now he is working as vice president of Google for payments.
The charge derived hours after Google revealed its plans to enable populaces to pay for their shopping via their mobile phones.
Google states that as yet there has been no complaints. Google’s Spokesperson stated that we have not received a copy of complaint and until we have not reviewed it, we will not be able to comment on it. Google is planning to release its mobile wallet technology in summers in the USA.
It is intending to offer the service on the smart phones that would be supported by its Android operating system.
PayPal – A complete payment processor is basically owned by eBay which is an online auction site and it also claimed in its complaint that Mr Bedier has been into an employment discussion with Google at the same time when he was actually leading sessions to make PayPal as one of the payment options on the Android OS.
The technology that enables the mobile phone consumers to pay off via their phones in shops is named as NFC or near field communications. This technology is already being utilized in Japan and is considered to become popular and commonly used everywhere around the globe.
PayPal has stated that it spent around three years to come up with a secure and reliable deal under that it would be making an NFC system for the Android Operating system particularly for smart phones and gadgets, just for Google to end the arguments.
It its court filing, PayPal said that by hiring Mr Bedier, with all his trade secrets and PayPal plans along with understanding the weaknesses of Google as viewed by the industry leader, Google opted for one of the most sophisticated and comprehensive assessment of its own problems that is presently available.
Google of its entire mobile payment business put Bedier in charge, which was useful in virtually guaranteeing that he is going to embezzle PayPal’s trade secrets especially would regarding planning and competitive assessments in the mobile payment technology. Google appointed Bedier in January of this year.
With the continuous release of innovative smart phones, mobile devices and PC tablets, they are directly associated to the mounting innovation in these particular niches. Technological advancements and developments are creating a need for modern and compact mobile products.
Nielsen, one of the leading research based companies has lately confirmed it after they have conducted a research. The data being collected highlighted that the Smartphone market is exceptionally competitive and this makes the consumers take a new challenge when they are considering opting for their new Smartphone.
There are three leading manufacturers when it comes to the Smartphone market; however, Google’s Android Smartphone has finally taken the lead. According to the new data, the USA consumers prefer buying Android phones as compared to any other Smartphone model on the market. Both the iPhone and Blackberry have been sharing 27 percent market share for the past year whereas Google’s Android presently is holding around 29 percent of the entire U.S. based Smartphone market.
Android is offering its users with a lot more choices; this is something far away from the fairly low-tech Samsung Intercept to the high-end with Motorola Droid Pro. Android offers a large variety of manufacturers as the Operating System can be modified so that the models, features along with the overall user experience completely varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Nielsen explains this point that when it is about the producers then Apple winners and RIM, ever since they are the only ones that are creating and selling Smartphones with their respective OS. The company has further added that the HTC’s consumer base has 12% a HTC Android device and 7% own a HTC device running Microsoft OS. At Motorola, it is 10% and 1% of consumers who have Android and Microsoft OS.
After Apple and Google, Now it is Microsoft Corporation which is planning introducing its latest Windows 7 mobile applications for Smart Phones. According to the media reports, Microsoft Corporation is anticipated to work on this latest version of its core Windows OS for gadgets like tablets. It has been confirmed by the Microsoft sources that Windows Phone 7 software application is soon projected to hit the global Smart Phones market.
Smart Phones, it is one of the most booming sectors in the telephony world. And now, Microsoft is considering establishing its hold in the Smartphone’s market. The analysts assume that Apple and Google have made the market extremely competitive that this latest addition is not going to attract the consumers on huge basis. We already know that Apple’s sales have been remarkable and Google is also expecting to drive the force beyond with its Android based phones. Google recently has associated with Acer and Samsung for the sales of Android applications.
Microsoft, on the same lines is considering unveiling its latest operating system software application that is designed by the ARM Holdings; it is a UK based firm. The OS is running the first time on processor. Microsoft is intending to announce its latest Operating system version that runs on the ARM chip and the chip runs its operations on Intel’s “x86” design. Some of the players say that this US based Software giant is not in a condition to lose the Smart Phones market share.
Microsoft even does not want to lose its Smartphone’s market share at this point where its rivals are planning series of launches. In the next few years, the Smart Phones market is going to be a leading platform for Operating system software makes; as a large number of people are switching from laptop to iPhone and iPad.