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    7 August 2012 • By Joe Davies • Last updated 7 August 2012, 17:43

    One2touch signs US$2m NFC keyboard deal

    One2touch has begun shipping NFC-enabled smartphone keyboards to Japanese firm Elecom in a deal worth US$2m. Elecom will distribute the keyboard in eight countries in the far east.

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    7 August 2012 • By Joe Davies • Last updated 4 November 2012, 14:58

    RapidNFC adds NFC beer mats

    NFC tag supplier RapidNFC has partnered with UK-based printer Rutland Print to introduce beer mats that incorporate an NFC tag.

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    7 August 2012 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 7 August 2012, 13:40

    Vivotech sells reader business

    NFC specialist Vivotech, which last month was the subject of rumours that it was going out of business, has successfully completed the sale of its reader business. The buyer is US-based ID Tech.

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    7 August 2012 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 7 August 2012, 13:30

    UK cinemas to get NFC posters

    Cinema advertising specialist Digital Cinema Media (DCM) has partnered with outdoor media owner Primesight to install 100 NFC-enabled interactive six-sheet advertising panels in Cineworld, Odeon and Vue cinemas in the UK.

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    7 August 2012 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 7 August 2012, 13:41

    Elisa issues NFC stickers to students

    Finnish mobile network operator Elisa has partnered with MasterCard and the student-owned Lyyra discount and benefit card to issue prepaid NFC stickers to more than 100,000 students from the third quarter of 2012.

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    2 August 2012 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 2 August 2012, 12:08

    Alaska Airlines prepares for NFC

    Alaska Airlines is to install 320 BGR135 boarding gate readers, supplied by Access IS, which can be easily upgraded to support NFC.

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    1 August 2012 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 14 September 2012, 08:28

    Google Wallet 2.0: The easy way to pay with NFC?

    Google has unveiled a new version of its Google Wallet service that avoids the requirement for individual payment cards to be loaded onto a secure element. Instead, a prepaid MasterCard which draws funds from linked credit and debit cards is pre-loaded onto the secure element.

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    1 August 2012 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 1 August 2012, 15:57

    Forum responds to Black Hat presentation on NFC vulnerabilities

    "The NFC Forum works to ensure that tools are available to allow applications to operate with the appropriate level of security," says the industry standards body. "Mr Miller's demonstration underscores the importance of providing appropriate security measures at the application layer and enabling users to adjust security settings to suit their own needs and preferences."

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    31 July 2012 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 31 July 2012, 15:15

    Isis adds fuel retailers to merchant line-up

    Pay-at-pump technology providers Gilbarco Veeder-Root and GE-owned Wayne have agreed to build Isis's SmartTap technology into their fuel dispensers, ahead of the NFC joint venture's first pilots in Austin and Salt Lake City.

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    27 July 2012 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 16 August 2012, 16:10

    Vivotech: We’re still in business

    Contrary to reports circulating on the internet, citing unnamed “sources”, long-established NFC POS terminal, TSM and software supplier Vivotech is not planning to announce today that it is ceasing operations.

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    June 28th, 2016

    This week's news

    1. Luxury handbag maker uses NFC tags to counter fraud
    2. Wells Fargo joins ClearXChange
    3. Kroger sues Visa over EMV authentication
    4. UnionPay launches HCE mobile QuickPass in South Korea
    5. Android Pay launches in Singapore
    6. Vodafone Italia adds NFC mobile payments with PayPal
    7. ACI reports on mobile payments usage by Indian millennials
    8. OT works on mobile payments rollout in France
    9. Coinbase adds PayPal and credit card support
    10. RBI reveals framework for “less-cash” society
    11. Amazon to expand Dash service despite “cool” response
    12. Alipay negotiating for stake in Wirecard
    13. Discover joins effort to speed up EMV checkout
    14. Amex bot notifies purchases through Facebook Messenger
    15. Walmart Pay arrives in 15 more states
    16. ABN Amro takes payments to WhatsApp
    17. EMV claims more than a third of global card-present payments
    18. Walmart Pay heads to three new states
    19. Android Pay preps new features
    20. Jiffy payments launches in-store in Milan and Bergamo
    21. PayPal will “hurt” from Apple Pay web launch, claims analyst
    22. 300m will use contactless ticketing on mobile and wearables by 2021
    23. Apple Pay adds 44 US banks
    24. Barclays completes HCE payments launch
    25. More US consumers open to mobile payments
    26. Microsoft launches NFC payments for Windows 10 phones
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