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NFC News: What Is Happening in the World of NFC?

Near-field communication is a very exciting area because there is always something new. A new device, a new functionality, a new feature, and even possible uses related to NFC always come up. So what is new with NFC this week? … Continue reading

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PayPal Solidifies Its Leadership Position in Mobile Payments

PayPal has always been a favorite for those who want to buy something online. Be it a product or a service, PayPal can help you get it. It has since become the best way to pay with a lot of … Continue reading

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NFC News Brief: Discover and NFC-Enabled iPhone 5

Discover Ties Up With Google for Mobile Wallet Service Discover is partnering with Google to enable its cardholders to add their Discover cards to Google Wallet through a very quick and simple click-to-add process.  They can do this via their … Continue reading

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Share Your Wi-Fi in One Tap

Near-field communication has a strong potential for payments because of the ease of use and convenience it provides for people who want hassle free paying at the counter.  All they have to do is to take out their smartphones and … Continue reading

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Korea’s LG CNS Unveils NFC Access Control Service

LG CNS has recently unveiled a new access control service that is based on near-field communication technology.  The Korean IT services provider has teamed up with telecommunication network and service companies KT and LG U+ to bring this new system … Continue reading

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NFC Briefs

Rayman Legends Will Make Use of Wii’s Near-Field Communication Feature Game developer Ubisoft will be coming out with Rayman Legends.  This is what the company confirmed after a leaked trailer came out online showing the new game. What’s more exciting … Continue reading

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Mobile Payments and Near-Field Communication

Apple might be snubbing near-field communications for its products such as iPad and iPhone, but there is growth in the mobile payments sectors.  The mobile payments industry is seen to grow up to $200 billion in just three years, according … Continue reading

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Only 12% of Mobile Shoppers Know What NFC Means

AisleBuyer has recently released its Mobile Shopping Survey series that found that only 12% of shoppers know that NFC means near-field communication. This is really kind of surprising because of the push given to NFC by such companies as Google, … Continue reading

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Near-Field Communication: 30 Million NFC Handsets Sold in 2011

Just how many handsets and mobile devices are NFC enabled?  To give you an idea, read on. Berg Insight has just released a report that revealed that there were 30 million handsets shipped in 2011 that had near-field communication chips … Continue reading

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Emirates NBD to Bring NFC-based MoneyMobile Payments Service to Customers

Emirates NBD is set to launch MoneyMobile, which is a next-generation payments service based in near-field communication technology. The service will allow customers to pay for their purchases with just a single wave of their NFC-enabled mobile device. For this … Continue reading

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