Google Wallet rides the Apple Pay wave

According to a source with knowledge of the matter, Google Wallet weekly transactions have increased 50 percent since Apple’s announcement. The number of new users has almost doubled compared with last month, signifying a big boost in consumer awareness of Google Wallet. This may not be so surprising through, as Google did not put a lot of marketing resources behind its electronic payment system when it was launched back in 2011.

Google Wallet transactions jump following Apple Pay launch

As in went from one user to two.