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April 28th, 2011 • By Christopher Brown • Last updated 28 April 2011, 11:47

HTC to launch NFC-enabled phone in third quarter of 2011?

Mobile phone manufacturer HTC plans to launch an NFC-enabled smartphone in the third quarter of 2011, according to Bright Side of News.

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April 28th, 2011 • By Christopher Brown • Last updated 28 April 2011, 11:01

More than half of UK smartphone users would welcome NFC

Just over half of British smartphone users would welcome the introduction of NFC payment services on their mobile phone, according to a new survey by the company behind the MyVoucherCodes website.

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April 24th, 2011 • By Sarah Clark in Monaco • Last updated 14 January 2013, 11:42

Think&Go introduces NFC shopping engine

The new system combines NFC tags placed on product labels and shelf-edges with a 'preference engine' stored on a consumer's mobile phone so that, for instance, shoppers can be alerted if a food product contains an ingredient they are allergic to or does not meet their pre-set shopping preferences.

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April 24th, 2011 • By Sarah Clark in Monaco • Last updated 26 April 2011, 22:30

6Starz introduces NFC social networking for venues

Bars, restaurants and nightclubs will be able to use the NFC-based service to communicate with regular customers and provide them with incentives for inviting friends to meet up at the venue.

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April 24th, 2011 • By Sarah Clark in Monaco • Last updated 26 April 2011, 22:31

Poken launches NFC social networking and offers platform

The new service lets consumers connect online with people they meet in the real world, receive and share offers and rewards, and collect information from tags and smart posters via either an NFC phone or a low cost NFC-enabled Poken device.

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April 24th, 2011 • By Christopher Brown • Last updated 26 April 2011, 22:29

Verayo hires former PayPal mobile chief for move into NFC security market

Verayo has announced the appointment of Eric Duprat, former general manager of mobile at PayPal, as its chief executive officer as it seeks to bring its ‘silicon biometrics’ technology to market.

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April 22nd, 2011 • By Sarah Clark in Monaco • Last updated 26 April 2011, 22:33

Seibersdorf adds NFC to textiles

The Austrian R&D company's new textile tags use an antenna that can be woven into fabrics during manufacture, opening up a new market where NFC phones can be used to interact with fashion garments, workwear and a host of other new applications.

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April 21st, 2011 • By Sarah Clark in Monaco • Last updated 26 April 2011, 22:32

‘We want to make NFC important for gaming worldwide’ says Angry Birds maker

As well as having a new NFC-enabled Angry Birds game pre-installed on all Nokia C7 phones, publisher Rovio aims to integrate NFC into a new Facebook game, its range of Angry Birds plush toys and in-store posters that players can touch to gain in-game benefits.

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April 19th, 2011 • By Christopher Brown • Last updated 17 April 2011, 01:32

Razorfish picks NFC as one of its top 5 marketing technologies to watch

Razorfish, one of the world’s top digital marketing agencies, has released a report that includes NFC as one of the top five technologies that marketers should now be watching closely.

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April 18th, 2011 • By Christopher Brown • Last updated 28 June 2011, 13:10

NFC news in brief • 18 April 2011

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: NFC football shirts • EMVCo's new specs • Contactless business cards • Expo visitors win with NFC • One in five smartphones to have NFC by 2014 • Smartphone users 'uninterested in location-based services' • Visa's Australian NFC trial ends • and more...

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November 1st, 2014

Latest news

  1. MCX prepares to open its wallet to NFC and bank cards
  2. Ralph Lauren promotes new line with NFC and QR codes in Harrods windows
  3. Visa CEO identifies mobile payment as major growth driver
  4. 60% of consumers will share data with stores
  5. Bedier unveils Poynt POS
  6. Kili puts mPOS in a chip
  7. Charity picks up contactless pennies
  8. Taco Bell app lets customers rotate to reorder
  9. Football fans get BLE promos
  10. MCX suffers email address data breach
  11. Samsung to offer money transfers
  12. MCX responds to criticism
  13. White paper explores the role of TSMs in cross-border NFC payments
  14. McDonald’s adopts Softcard
  15. A million consumers sign up for Apple Pay in first 72 hours
  16. Apple Pay and HCE to push NFC payments to more than 500m users
  17. NRF defends retailers’ decision to block NFC payments
  18. US payments body hits out at Rite Aid and CVS
  19. NFC tech included in iPad Mini 3
  20. MCX retailers turn off NFC payments
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