Apple is abusing its market position by restricting access to the iPhone NFC hardware, blocking entry to other payment companies, and monopolizing Apple Wallet, claims a class-action lawsuit.
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Apple will reportedly issue a software update in the coming months enabling iPhone users to accept NFC payments without requiring any external hardware, in a move that will also bypass Square.
An investigation reveals that millions of bank customers are vulnerable to having their bank card data stolen with alarming ease, using some simple custom software and an NFC-enabled smartphone.
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.