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April 4th, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 4 April 2013, 16:31

Harvard Medical School develops NFC medication tracking system

The new technology combines Android tablet PCs with NFC tags attached to patients' wristbands, medications and nurses' ID badges and is designed to make the administration of medicines easier, safer, faster and more cost-effective, Dr Adam Landman has told NFC World.

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April 3rd, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 3 April 2013, 13:46

MTS launches NFC transport tickets in Novosibirsk

The new Mobile Ticket service is available on 96% of the city's public transportation network and is set to be expanded to up to nine more cities across Russia this year.

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March 28th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 28 March 2013, 14:58

Interac debuts NFC debit card payments in Canada

RBC Royal Bank and Scotiabank both plan to make the new mobile payments service available to their customers later this year — and RBC has announced it will now make all Interac Flash contactless payments available free of charge to its account holders.

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March 27th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 27 March 2013, 15:47

Hong Kong government reports on NFC payments plans

"The HKMA will work with the industry to promote a fully interoperable and versatile platform to enable Hong Kong to enter into a new era of diversified retail payments," says Peter Pang, deputy chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

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March 27th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 27 March 2013, 12:18

2014 will see 500m NFC devices in use, says ABI

“NFC has reached the point of no return,” says practice director John Devlin. “It all hinged on handsets; and next year we will see half-a-billion devices in the hands of consumers as it becomes more widely integrated."

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March 27th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 24 April 2013, 17:03

Avanade unveils interactive shopping with NFC, augmented reality and Kinect motion sensing

The Microsoft- and Accenture-owned IT company's new solution allows consumers to select items promoted on interactive screens and then "drag and drop" them into their mobile phone using simple hand gestures, to collect detailed information about a product or add it to a shopping basket.

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March 26th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 26 March 2013, 16:42

Domino’s Pizza launches NFC offers in the UK

The takeaway pizza chain's new Windows Phone 8 app allows customers to receive rewards by tapping their phone to NFC tags embedded in promotional material placed at the counter.

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March 26th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 26 March 2013, 10:30

Metz gets NFC parking

Drivers in Metz, France can now register online to get an NFC sticker that allows them to pay for their stay at a 2,100 place underground car park without a ticket or cash.

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March 25th, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 25 March 2013, 16:44

Universal Music launches NFC poster campaign in Paris

Mobile network operator Orange has teamed up with outdoor advertising company Insert to enable fans to download information about the new album by French artist Zazie as well as purchase it from their mobile phones.

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March 25th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 25 March 2013, 13:30

NEC launches cloud-based NFC payments service

NEC has launched a turnkey prepaid payments service that includes cloud-based system servers, cards, smartphone apps and payment terminals and is available in both Japan and internationally.

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September 16th, 2014

Latest news

  1. No Apple Pay for Walmart, Best Buy
  2. Weve drops wallet plans?
  3. Apple confirms NFC chip lockdown
  4. Transcript: Apple VP Kevin Lynch and CEO Tim Cook show off how Apple Watch can be used beyond payments
  5. Video demos show how Apple Pay users will make a payment with the iPhone 6
  6. How Apple will generate revenues from mobile payments begins to become clear
  7. Discover in talks on Apple Pay support
  8. MasterCard issues European contactless POS mandate
  9. MasterCard launches MDES token platform for mobile payments
  10. No support for carriers’ NFC SIMs in Apple devices?
  11. iPhone, NFC and Apple Pay: How should banks react?
  12. Visa launches token service to support Apple Pay and more
  13. Apple NFC: No support for tags or pairing?
  14. Apple posts PassKit payments dev guide
  15. Transcript: Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP Eddy Cue introduce Apple Pay mobile payments and NFC
  16. iPhone 6 to ship with NFC and support for Apple Pay mobile payments
  17. NXP publishes guide to NFC and the Internet of Things
  18. Apple to offer rewards to mobile payment users?
  19. Twitter adds Buy button
  20. 23 Apple patents related to NFC and mobile payments
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