Link: Google leans on developers to use payment service

Mar 9, 2012   #Google Wallet  #Apple In-App 

Google warned several developers in recent months that if they continued to use other payment methods - such as PayPal, Zong and Boku - their apps would be removed from Android Market, now known as Google Play

» I’ve got conflicting feelings on this one. As a developer, I’ve encountered severe limitations dealing with Apple’s in-app offerings, especially as it relates to our subscription services. It’s been nice not having to worry about similar problems with Android, where we continue to use Paypal.

If it becomes required to use Google Wallet, we’ll have to support Apple’s in-app subscription for iOS, Google Wallet for Google Play, Paypal for web, and ??? for Amazon Kindle.

But on the other side, the consumer side, I like being able to easily purchase using my iTunes account. I am conflicted…