28 May '11, 1am

Google vows to fight suit over mobile 'Wallet' - Straits Times

Google vows to fight suit over mobile 'Wallet' - Straits Times

Within hours of the unveiling of 'Google Wallet' on Thursday, eBay and PayPal filed a lawsuit charging the Internet giant tapped into the online financial transaction service's know-how for the mobile payments project. -- PHOTO: AP SAN FRANCISCO - GOOGLE on Friday rejected a charge that it swiped PayPal trade secrets to build its new mobile application that turns a smartphone into an electronic wallet. Within hours of the unveiling of 'Google Wallet' on Thursday, eBay and PayPal filed a lawsuit charging the Internet giant tapped into the online financial transaction service's know-how for the mobile payments project. PayPal spent three years trying to work out a deal in which it would handle payments for Android smartphones, only to see Google scuttle the talks and hire PayPal lead negotiator Osama Bedier, according to court documents. 'Silicon Valley was built on the abil...

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