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February 13th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 13 February 2013, 19:26

Hoverkey adds NFC security to Android apps

Android users can ditch their passwords and instead wave a contactless smart card over their phone or tablet to securely log in to apps and access encrypted data.

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February 11th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 11 February 2013, 14:06

The new issue of Mobile Wallet Outlook is now out

The January/February issue of the monthly trends bulletin from the NFC World team's business intelligence service examines the impact on the mobile wallet market of the new Facebook Card, the arrival of NFC in the home and the latest mobile wallet business developments from around the world.

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February 6th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 6 February 2013, 18:42

Flomio launches 3D printed NFC objects

The models include an embedded NFC tag, can be produced from standard 3D printing files and are available in sizes up to 15cm cubed at a starting price of US$8 per item.

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February 6th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 6 February 2013, 17:13

Cherry On unveils range of luxury leather goods with NFC

A team of Belgian designers is aiming to raise US$70,000 via Kickstarter to put into production a wallet, bags and tablet sleeves that use NFC to offer an anti-theft service, prove the item's authenticity and give access to a customer club.

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February 6th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 6 February 2013, 16:09

CalypsoKey adds contactless keys to iPhone cases

Upmarket iPhone case maker CalypsoCrystal has added contactless door key technology to its range of cases for the iPhone 5, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

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February 6th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 6 February 2013, 11:15

Capify debuts NFC baseball caps

"A cap is much more than a functional thing you wear on your head," says Capify. "It is an extension of you and your personality."

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February 5th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 5 February 2013, 18:59

Gema debuts multi-chip NFC super tag with built-in keyboard

The new technology involves placing multiple NFC chips on a single tag base that are individually triggered when a consumer places their mobile phone on the base and presses a button. "Think of it like an NFC keyboard," says founder Joanna Rogerson.

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February 5th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 5 February 2013, 18:19

AFSCM reports 2.5m Cityzi NFC phones in France

There are now 2.5m NFC-enabled phones that work with the French mobile network operators’ Cityzi NFC platform in circulation, up from 1m in mid-2012, reports trade association AFSCM.

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February 5th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 5 February 2013, 16:11

UK media agencies: NFC, HTML5 and mobile privacy are key challenges

NFC is one of three emerging technologies that most excite Britain’s media agencies, along with augmented reality and 4G, a new IAB UK Agency Snap Shot study has found.

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January 31st, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 31 January 2013, 19:08

TIM begins NFC pilot in Brazil

Brazilian mobile network operator TIM, part of the Telecom Italia group, has begun a small NFC payments pilot in collaboration with MasterCard, Banco Itaú, Redecard and TSM provider Gemalto.

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September 30th, 2014

Latest news

  1. Uber runs NFC marketing campaign in London pubs and clubs
  2. Transcript: eBay CEO John Donahoe discusses the future of PayPal as an independent company
  3. NFC technology report available for free download
  4. iPad to get Apple Pay support?
  5. eBay to spin off PayPal as a separate company in 2015
  6. Dartmouth researchers develop continuous authentication service based on smart wristbands
  7. InMarket reports on attitudes to beacon messages
  8. John Lewis invests in BLE
  9. Korea’s SK Planet buys US BLE offers platform Shopkick
  10. Miami Airport provides airlines and retailers with open access to Bluetooth beacons
  11. TfL reports rapid adoption of contactless payments on London transport
  12. Amazon adds Wishlist tweets
  13. Facebook picks Stripe for buy button
  14. China Mobile picks Gemalto for NFC ticketing in Beijing
  15. WeChat offers payments in stores
  16. US bank tests NFC Wave add-on
  17. NFC Forum publishes connection handover paper
  18. Federal Reserve gives cautious backing to tokenization
  19. Apple hires Visa Europe NFC lead
  20. Barclaycard to add wearable ticketing to bPay contactless wristband
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