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February 19th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 19 February 2013, 19:32

Vertu launches luxury Android NFC phone

Each Vertu Ti is handmade in England by a single craftsman, has a titanium body with leather, alligator skin or red gold trim, and costs from US$9,600.

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February 19th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 19 February 2013, 12:56

TfL “not convinced” about NFC

Transport for London (TfL), which is rolling out contactless card acceptance on London’s public transportation network and ran one of the world’s earliest NFC pilots in 2008, is “not convinced” about NFC, says Matthew Hudson, the statutory body’s head of business development for fares and ticketing.

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February 18th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 18 February 2013, 14:08

Australian supermarket Coles tests NFC payments and rewards

"This new trial will assess the user friendliness of the technology, its capacity to increase the speed of transaction, save customers time in store and seamless integration of Flybuys points to add even more value to the Coles customer experience," says the retailer.

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February 18th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 18 February 2013, 13:29

Inside Secure launches all-in-one NFC hardware package for consumer electronics devices

ComboPulse "is a drop-in, zero-tuning solution that makes it easy and inexpensive to add NFC functionality into a broad range of mainstream consumer electronic products, including tablets, entry-level mobile phones, personal media players and other smart mobile devices," says the NFC chip specialist.

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February 18th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 18 February 2013, 12:38

MWC delegates to pay with NFC

3,500 delegates attending this year's Mobile World Congress will be offered a Sony NFC phone they can use to make payments across the Fira Gran Via venue, at 16,000 Barcelona merchants and in 700 taxis equipped to accept NFC payments.

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February 14th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 14 February 2013, 08:34

Apple Passbook gets NFC — on Android devices

An app that allows Android devices to use 'passes' created for Apple's Passbook can now beam and redeem them via NFC, giving a vision of how an NFC iPhone could streamline usage of the increasingly popular Passbook app.

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February 14th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 14 February 2013, 00:57

Singapore coffee chain adds NFC

A chain of 51 coffee shops in Singapore has teamed up with Samsung to offer customers a free drink upsize when they tap their NFC phone to a TecTile NFC tag located in each store. The tap also generates a ‘like’ for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) chain on Facebook.

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February 13th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 13 February 2013, 23:16

Isis releases Utah mobile payments usage stats

Active users are now paying with Isis five or more times a week, says Jim Stapleton, the NFC payments platform's chief sales officer. "Consumers actually only need to know about the passcode, and you kind of have a mental 'Oh!' right there as they realize their leather wallet does not have a passcode," he explained.

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February 13th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 13 February 2013, 17:11

London pub picks NFC for social media marketing

Customers of The Cavendish Arms pub in Stockwell, London, can tap their NFC phones to tags located around the premises to get special offers. Each tap sends a message to their Facebook friends and Twitter followers, telling them they are at the pub and detailing any events taking place at the venue that night.

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February 13th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 13 February 2013, 15:43

Clear Channel brings NFC to 10,000 ad panels across the UK

The out-of-home advertising giant has begun rolling out 10,000 interactive panels featuring both NFC and QR codes to locations across the UK, "with the upgrade focused on high streets and town centres, reaching over 80% of adults every four weeks."

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August 22nd, 2014

Latest news

  1. NFC brings statues to life in London and Manchester
  2. Aruba Airport to test biometric tokens
  3. EyeVerify raises $6m
  4. Levi’s Stadium adds BLE beacons
  5. PayPal introduces one touch mobile payments
  6. US to get 575m chip cards next year
  7. UK retailers install hi-tech mannequins that let customers buy what they see in the window
  8. Invitation to contribute to the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre
  9. Merchants to test BLE payments at Vilnius street fair
  10. Paym reaches 1m users
  11. SIMalliance publishes NFC paper
  12. One Stop gives mobile vouchers
  13. KakaoTalk to add payments
  14. London buses accept NFC payments
  15. Westpac NZ unveils augmented reality banking app
  16. UK contactless transactions surge
  17. Two hundred US shopping malls to use BLE beacons for shopper marketing
  18. GSMA publishes mobile money paper
  19. BLE guides the blind at SFO
  20. Analysts report on Apple/Visa partnership
 
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