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    24 February 2014 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 24 February 2014, 17:35

    Yota adds NFC to its dual display phone

    Russian phone maker Yota Devices is to offer a new version of its YotaPhone, a handset that comes with two displays — this time a 5-inch full HD Amoled screen at the front plus a 4.7-inch always-on, full-touch control electronic paper display to the rear.

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    24 February 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 25 February 2014, 17:00

    CaixaBank picks Morpho TSM

    Spain’s CaixaBank has chosen Morpho as its trusted service manager (TSM) for the rollout of the largest commercial NFC mobile payment deployment in Europe to date in terms of customer coverage and number of contactless payments.

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    24 February 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 February 2014, 15:33

    Visa: HCE will drive innovation in payments

    “We’ve seen this as a vehicle for innovation for financial institutions, for merchants, for others who want to enable payment using the mobile device,” Visa‘s Sam Shrauger has explained at MWC 2014, just a few days after the payment network announced its adoption of host card emulation (HCE) for NFC and QR payments.

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    24 February 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 24 February 2014, 15:15

    Sony adds wearable, Xperia tablet, phones and accessories with NFC

    Sony Mobile has launched a smart wristband, two new Xperia smartphones, an Xperia tablet and a range of accessories, all featuring NFC, at MWC 2014.

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    24 February 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 24 February 2014, 14:36

    Broadcom introduces low cost, low power NFC chips for smartphones and wearables

    Chip maker Broadcom has unveiled a new generation of NFC controllers that reduce power consumption by 60%, lower the total cost for device manufacturers by 35% and cut antenna size by 50% — making them practical for use in both NFC phones and wearables.

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    24 February 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 24 February 2014, 12:33

    Alcatel Onetouch launches Pop Fit wearable smartphone with NFC

    A wearable Android smartphone that weighs just 78g and comes with an armband-style strap and a pair of JBL earphones has been unveiled at MWC 14 by Alcatel Onetouch. The metallic Idol 2, Idol 2S and Idol 2 Mini S with NFC have also been added to the phone maker's range.

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    24 February 2014 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 24 February 2014, 11:51

    Toughshield adds rugged tablet

    Rugged device maker Toughshield has announced a waterproof 7-inch tablet with NFC. The Toughshield T700 is IP68-rated, offers dual SIM slots and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

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    24 February 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 24 February 2014, 11:06

    Mozilla unveils Firefox OS Flame with NFC

    A new reference device, the Firefox OS Flame, has been unveiled by Mozilla at MWC 2014, to enable developers to test the capabilities and newest features of its Firefox OS in a real environment with a mobile network and true hardware characteristics including an accelerometer, NFC functionality and cameras.

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    24 February 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 24 February 2014, 10:03

    Huawei unveils NFC wearable

    Huawei has unveiled a smart wristband that can be paired with a user’s smartphone via NFC at MWC 2014. The TalkBand B1 combines a Bluetooth 4.1 earpiece for wireless calling with a 1.4-inch flexible OLED display and activity tracking.

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    20 February 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 20 February 2014, 19:03

    Royal Canadian Mint picks NFC for virtual currency pilot

    The Royal Canadian Mint is piloting its MintChip digital currency in the cafeterias at its Ottawa and Winnipeg facilities — and is using NFC technology to enable employees to make purchases with the Bitcoin alternative.

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    November 30th, 2015

    This week's news

    1. Air New Zealand gives children NFC wristbands to track their journey
    2. Tencent launches WeChat mobile wallet in South Africa
    3. Swatch confirms payment watch launch in US, Switzerland and Brazil
    4. US Bank to donate $50,000 to charity through Apple Pay
    5. Beacons to drive $7.5bn in holiday season spending
    6. Seqr to add P2P transfers to mobile wallet
    7. Orange France reveals mobile retailing lessons
    8. Mahindra Comviva explains hybrid HCE
    9. Retail giant Otto to shutter Yapital mobile payments business
    10. 14% of US shoppers will use mobile payments over holiday season
    11. London taxis to get contactless payments
    12. Swatch partners with Visa to roll out NFC payment watch in US and Switzerland
    13. Diners Club launches mobile payments in Ecuador
    14. BBVA Bancomer deploys time-based dynamic CCV/CVC in mobile wallet
    15. Samsung Pay offers $100 discount to new users
    16. Apple Pay signs deal with China UnionPay?
    17. Google boosts Android Pay adoption with $1m charity fund
    18. BNP Paribas tests NFC screen shopping
    19. Three launches NFC mobile payments in Austria
    20. Swipp contactless payment opens up to 30,000 Danish merchants through Verifone deal
    21. United Overseas Bank offers HCE mobile payments in Singapore
    22. Smartwatches to play key role in mobile banking
    23. Apple Pay to launch in China by February?
    24. Samsung Pay adds eight more US issuers
    25. Square rolls out first contactless readers
    26. 28% of UK shoppers want beacons in-store
    27. MyPINpad takes PIN authentication online
    28. Coin launches cashback incentive
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