Google Wallet to discontinue prepaid cards in October
After seemingly overcoming a series of security issues, Google is cashing out of the prepaid payment card market next month.
The Web giant began telling users today to get busy spending whatever balances that remain on their cards because they will be discontinued on October 17.
The prepaid card was made obsolete with the introduction of the ability to use any debit and credit cards with Google Wallet, the company said. Google announced on August 1 that its payment system was moving to the cloud, meaning it would be able to accept all major credit and debit cards.
Debuting in mid-2011,…
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