Google to buy Japan payment startup for $182 million-plus – Nikkei

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside a Google office near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California
FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside a Google office near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Paresh Dave

July 8, 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google is set to buy Japanese smartphone payment startup Pring for more than 20 billion yen ($181.9 million), the Nikkei financial daily reported on Thursday.

(Reporting by Tokyo Newsroom; Editing by David Goodman)