In the coming year of 2020, it is all about consolidating your services into one feasible platform. Curve is an all-in-one card and payment management service which has now added Google Pay to its list of supported vendors.
Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, digital platforms and credit cards! There are so many different ways to spend money and sometimes even easy to lose money if you are not too careful. The idea behind Curve is to allow you to make payments using your Android smartphone or smartwatch through Google Pay. It is much easier and more seamless than having to swipe multiple cards to find the right one.
With this integration, NFC-enabled payment centers and banking apps can also use Google Pay as a way to make credit card payments or transfer cash from one bank to another. The app will also allow you to make payments using any credit or debit card as Pay by Google is now fully supported.
However, there is still no word on Apple Pay and there is no clarity whether the company plans to fully support the venture. After all, they are really focused on Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ with very little talk about the Apple Pay credit card service.
Curve aims to be the single stop for all your money management including avoiding physical cards and mostly handling payments with a smartphone. You can also make use of the one card they provide rather than revealing private information about all your banking transactions and the card numbers that you use on a regular basis. A similar service for the TV streaming service would be awesome as we have over a dozen different service providers including the newly launched Disney+ vying for that subscription fees.
Some banks still consider Samsung Pay or Google Pay to be an abomination as these third parties are taking over the jobs of traditional financial institutions. It is only a matter of time before it becomes the norm when it comes to sending and receiving money digitally.