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If you've been looking for a subtle way to make payments at contactless pay terminals, the NFC Ring might be your answer. The ring is available for pre-order and is supported by Visa.
After an 18 month trial of the technology, FIS and Payment Alliance have joined forces to drive down ATM credit card skimming in the US by using QR codes and Touch ID to authenticate transactions.
Android Pay is now available in Australia so you can use your NFC-enabled phones to pay at stores around the country for shrimp and other clichés that need to be thrown on the barbie.
Leaked benchmarks point to the upcoming OnePlus 3 sporting 6GB of RAM on board, as well as the addition of NFC. The company's previous models, excluding the OnePlus One, did not include NFC.
After launching in Korea and the US last year, Samsung Pay is soon to arrive in the UK and Spain supported by both NFC and MST technology for compatible handsets.
Not content with existing options, the retailer is introducing its own app-based payment system appropriately named 'Walmart Pay' but it will only work at the company's own stores.
Apple's iPhone 6 will be released on Friday and it will come with NFC - but if you were thinking that the company might let you build apps that make most of this this new feature, think again.
Folks in London will have an easier time paying for their travel around town starting today thanks to Barclaycard's bPay wrist band, which brings contactless payments to your wrist.
While Apple unveiled mobile payment magic at its event in Cupertino, Stripe was the one to really credit as they will be assisting Apple in making the mobile transactions quick and seamless.
McDonald's is supposedly adopting a new NFC payment method. The company seems to be betting on the rumors that the new iPhone 6 will have this feature and NFC will finally become mainstream.
Apple is said to have teamed up with American Express as part of their upcoming payment service which will likely be part of the rumored NFC that will be included with the iPhone 6.
For years, the iPhone has been rumored to have NFC and support mobile payments, but if you are willing to believe the rumors from trusted sources, this time Apple is getting serious about payments.
For those who want the ultimate in convenience, VivaLnk has created a digital adhesive NFC tattoo that will enable you to unlock your phone. The tattoos are currently available for the Moto X.
Isis, a mobile wallet system, will launch in the US with Windows Phone support later this year. Could this be the first of many major developers giving Windows Phone their full attention?
Nokia will be bringing new Lumia accessories to market and it seems the Treasure Tag, a location-tracking device for your keys and other important objects, will be one of the first to get launched.
Microsoft's 2013 Imagine Cup competition is gearing up for the worldwide finals in July and a team from Cyprus has built a wristband that could change how we are administered healthcare in hospitals.
Microsoft Research is testing a mobile payment method that takes a new different approach. It combines Bluetooth and Kinect for facial recognition and the customer doesn't have to do anything.
Apple's next generation iPhone may come equipped with near field communication and fingerprint scanning technology to improve the security of mobile payments with Chipbond providing the components.
If you live in Australia and own a NFC capable device, you too could win a copy of Office 365 Home Premium valued at $119, for nothing!
The new Galaxy Note 8.0 may have wowed the crowds on the Samsung stand at Mobile World Congress, but it wasn't the only thing on show. We took a look around to see what Samsung was showing off.
The rise of NFC has been a major theme of this year's MWC. But what is it and why does it matter? We take a look at the technology and how it could transform how we interact with the world around us.
Windows Phone 8 brings full support for Near Field Communication ( NFC) and with it you can do some really cool stuff. This video shows off NFC sharing between a Windows Phone and an Android phone.
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Windows Phones from Nokia will be able to read and write NFC tags with the new NFC Interactor app that was just spotted running on a Lumia device. This could prove to be a really interesting feature.
Microsoft demoed some NFC features that will be a part of Windows Phone 8, including a look at its mobile wallet feature which will include deals generated by Bing searches.
HP has announced plans to launch the Touch to Pair Mouse, a PC mouse that supports near-field communication (NFC). The mouse will be released sometime in November for $39.
Intel went over a list of PC innovations it expects to see come to market in the next 18 months, adding that 80 percent of people prefer touchscreen controls over other PC controls.
Code dumps from iPhone prototypes floating around Apple HQ seem to indicate that the next iPhone could boast an NFC chip, for payments and file-sharing, in addition to a bigger screen.
Intel has shown off a demo of how NFC will work with the ultrabook form factor. The addition will help to make payments online easier and more secure.
When Nokia's Lumia 800 arrived without NFC, we assumed it was down to a limitation of the Windows Phone OS. Then, Microsoft confirmed the OS already supports it. Now, it's confirmed that it doesn't...
As the market for Android devices becomes increasingly clogged, Panasonic announces that it will launch a new Android phone in Europe in March - part of plans to expand its global smartphone sales.
When Nokia confounded expectations in excluding NFC from its new Lumia devices, many believed that the OS didn't support it - but, as it turns out, Windows Phone does have NFC support built in.
On top of all the announcements about Windows 8 this morning, it's now been announced that NFC capability is built in to Windows 8 right now, and that developers can use it on their tablet devices.
Angry Birds passes another milestone as the rate of its growth increases, while its developer, Rovio, cashes in on the game's extraordinary popularity with a major international merchandising push.
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For those of you unaware, Near-Field-Communication is the next big thing when it comes to mobile payments. Instead of fumbling about inside your wallet for your credit or debit card, NFC technology allows you to...
If the rumor is true, Apple could be on the verge of propelling the much anticipated NFC (Near Field Communication) payment system closer to retail acceptance. NFC is a new alternative to Bluetooth technology....
Near Field Communication, or simply NFC, is shaping up to be one of the hottest tech trends of the next few years. Mobile payment systems backed by major financial institutions are either already being tested...
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Near field communication technology is nothing new. In fact, some credit cards already have the technology built in to them. What is new, at least for those outside of Japan, is using NFC for payments...
The rumors about iPhone 5 will never stop until it releases. This time it rumored that Apple’s iPhone 5 may be all metal and may be able to process mobile payments. According to a previously reliable...
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Bloomberg is reporting that Apple will be bringing NFC (Near Field Communication) technology that would allow customers to make purchases wirelessly from the next generation iPad and iPhone. Though this is not the first time...
McDonalds has revealed plans to install contactless payment technology in all of their UK restaurants this summer, The Mirror reports. Around £1.5 million is being invested into the scheme, which will see the system being...
Apple of course is developing the next iPhone, and according to reports from CultofMac today, the next iPhone (nicknamed iPhone 5) will be able to make instant payments electrically, through your phone. The technology behind this,...