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Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Google’s SMS Payment Patent

Google in February 2006 filed a patent with the US Patent office describing a text message system, also referred to as “GPay” throughout the document. The patent was published last Thursday, describing an online payment system reminiscent of PayPal and Google Checkout, but mobile-enabled. The abstract says the patent includes:

Below are some of the illustrations that came with the patent:

[Hat tip to Search-Engines-Web and Search Engine Land.]


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