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Leaked roadmap shows CDMA NFC BlackBerry launch dates

Leaked roadmap shows CDMA NFC BlackBerry launch dates

January 31st, 2011

BlackBerry tracking site CrackBerry has got hold of a confidential RIM presentation describing the company’s CDMA product introduction plans for 2011. The presentation confirms RIM‘s commitment to including near field communication in future devices but… More

MasterCard and Telefonica team up for major Latin America mobile payments project

January 31st, 2011

The payments network and multi-national mobile network operator are to form a joint venture which will develop mobile financial solutions in the twelve countries in Latin America covered by Telefónica’s Movistar brand. More

Stanford researchers develop first Android NFC P2P apps

January 31st, 2011

A team from Stanford’s MobiSocial lab has developed two applications for the Google Nexus S that use NFC’s peer-to-peer capabilty: A phone-to-phone file transfer service and a collaborative whiteboard. More

Isis appoints head of marketing

Isis appoints head of marketing

January 31st, 2011

Isis has appointed Ryan Hughes as its chief marketing officer, responsible for marketing the NFC mobile payments joint venture to merchants, advertisers and other businesses across the US, All Things Digital reports. Hughes joins Isis… More

Google poaches top payments exec Osama Bedier from PayPal

Google poaches top payments exec Osama Bedier from PayPal

January 28th, 2011

Osama Bedier, PayPal’s vice president of product development and a key player in the company’s move towards mobile payments, has joined Google. In a post on the PayPal blog, Scott Guilfoyle, the company’s CTO, writes… More

Orange and Barclaycard set date for UK’s first commercial NFC service

January 27th, 2011

British consumers will be able to use NFC phones to make payments at stores across the country from the second quarter of this year, Barclaycard and Everything Everywhere have announced. More

Apple planning to offer merchants low cost NFC payments terminals?

Apple planning to offer merchants low cost NFC payments terminals?

January 25th, 2011

The Apple NFC rumour mill has swung into action again today, with new speculation that the company plans to include near field communication in both the next iPhone and the next iPad — and could… More

MasterCard hires NFC expert Mung-Ki Woo as head of mobile

January 24th, 2011

MasterCard Worldwide has hired Mung-Ki Woo as its new ‘group executive, mobile’. Woo is a well known figure in the NFC industry and joins MasterCard from France Telecom Orange Group, where he was vice president… More

NFC news in brief • 24 Jan 2011

January 24th, 2011

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: MasterCard wins Oyster deal • PayPal nears 100m accounts • Proxama buys Hypertag • Palm tablets to include NFC? • Contactless grows in the UK • NTT Docomo, KT and China Mobile tie up. More

Starbucks ‘will continue to explore NFC’

Starbucks ‘will continue to explore NFC’

January 24th, 2011

Coffee giant Starbucks has announced that its mobile payment service, first introduced on a pilot basis in Seattle and Silicon Valley during September 2009, is to be rolled out across the US. The decision to… More

Most French consumers not in favour of mobile payments

January 20th, 2011

Despite plans for a major expansion of the high profile pre-commercial NFC trial in Nice and Orange’s ambitions to sell 500,000 NFC phones this year, a survey of French consumer attitudes has found that the majority are not in favour of using a phone to make payments. More

NFC Forum publishes transport ticketing white paper

NFC Forum publishes transport ticketing white paper

January 20th, 2011

The NFC Forum has published a white paper that provides an introduction to the potential uses and benefits of NFC technology in public transportation. ‘NFC in Public Transport’ includes an overview of near field communication… More

Schmidt: Mobile money is a key part of Google’s strategy for 2011

Schmidt: Mobile money is a key part of Google’s strategy for 2011

January 20th, 2011

Writing in the Harvard Business Review, Google chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt has explained that mobile money is one of three key areas of focus for Google in 2011. “As I think about Google’s strategic… More

NFC medical platform to enable self-testing for pregnancy, fertility, pathogens, Aids, drugs, allergens and certain types of cancers

January 17th, 2011

NFC phones will soon be used to self-test for a number of medical conditions, to automatically report on the status of patients with chronic health conditions and to monitor the health of those who have been recently discharged from hospital, says Dr John Peeters, founder of Gentag. More

NFC news in brief • 17 Jan 2011

January 17th, 2011

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: LG bringing NFC phone to US? • No NFC yet for Sony Ericsson • ZTE works on NFC and biometrics • Signbox lights up NFC • LSE examines NFC privacy • New NFC solution for retailers • Intuit adds mobile payments acceptance. More

More than 30 job openings now available at Isis NFC joint venture

More than 30 job openings now available at Isis NFC joint venture

January 17th, 2011

Isis, the joint venture between mobile network operators AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile which is set to introduce a commercial NFC service in the US from 2012, has posted more than thirty job vacancies on its website. Opportunities include roles in… More

First Android NFC apps begin to appear

January 14th, 2011

The first NFC apps are starting to appear in the Android Market, just weeks after the NFC-enabled ‘Gingerbread’ version of the mobile operating system made its debut. More

BlackBerry Torch 2 also set to come with NFC

BlackBerry Torch 2 also set to come with NFC

January 14th, 2011

BoyGeniusReport has added details of the forthcoming BlackBerry Torch 2 to its series of exclusive reports of new BlackBerry phones equipped with NFC. The BlackBerry Torch 2 will come with a 1.2GHz processor, 3.2-inch VGA… More

LG planning to launch $200 NFC phone?

LG planning to launch $200 NFC phone?

January 13th, 2011

Reports in two Korean publications suggest that LG is planning to launch a US$200 mass market phone with built-in NFC capabilities at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. Both PlusNews and Etnews report… More

RIM about to launch two BlackBerry NFC phones?

RIM about to launch two BlackBerry NFC phones?

January 13th, 2011

RIM is about to launch two new BlackBerry phones equipped with NFC technology, according to BoyGeniusReport which has published images and specifications for the two new devices. The first is said to be the next… More

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