News about BlingTag and NFC.
June 13th, 2011
Bling Nation, the company behind the first commercial NFC payments system in the US, has suspended service while it seeks to revamp its business model, American Banker reports. Bling Nation’s technology was specifically designed to reduce…
March 29th, 2011
Bling Nation has announced the launch of its FanConnect service in Austin, Texas, expanding the reach of its social rewards program where consumers can tap to earn, redeem and share rewards with their social networks…
October 26th, 2010
Bling Nation has launched FanConnect, a new platform that enables merchants to offer mobile rewards and connect with customers via social networking services at the checkout. By tapping their BlingTag, a contactless sticker attached to…
Facebook distributes Bling Nation payment tags to staff amid rumours of a major Silicon Valley NFC plan
September 27th, 2010
The Bling Nation NFC sticker trial in Silicon Valley has expanded from its beginnings at PayPal’s headquarters to include the Stanford University campus, Palo Alto city services and Facebook’s offices — as rumours of a major NFC play by some of Silicon Valley’s leading companies begin to emerge.