August 14, according to foreign media reports, three unnamed sources, PayPal and Google are negotiating and hope to integrate Android, its payment services to facilitate the Android users to buy applications.
The source said, Android mobile phone users as early as this year will be able to purchase through PayPal to pay the application fee. At present, the users credit card and Google's Checkout service to pay the cost of purchase applications.
PayPal's payment service through support, Google will provide application developers an alternative, "the collection of payments" means, to improve the attractiveness of their Android platform. Although the Android mobile phone sales over Apple iPhone, but Apple is still the king applications. Apple device 22.5 million lines of application, Android platform, only 70 000 models.
Apple iTunes users can one-click payment, because Apple has been stored in their payment information. Google Checkout offers similar services through, but it is far from popular iTunes or PayPal, for new users trouble. Through support for PayPal, Google could attract more paying accounts. PayPal has more than 87 million active accounts.
The sources said the negotiations were still continuing, there is the possibility of no agreement is reached.
PayPal last quarter added 1 million new accounts each month, accounting for 37% of eBay revenue.
Market research firm Gartner issued a report yesterday in the U.S., Android over iPhone and the BlackBerry has become the largest smart phone operating system users; in the global market, Android is second only to Nokia's Symbian and BlackBerry's third-largest mobile phone operating system, iPhone came in fourth.
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