Google Takes New Stab at Mobile Payments With Android Pay

An Android mascot prior the start of the Google I/O Annual Developers Conference in San Francisco on May 28, 2014.

Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg

Google Inc. has been trying to make its mark in mobile payments since 2011 without much success. Now, the Web company is betting that a new feature called Android Pay will help it challenge Apple Inc., which entered the fray last year.

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