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    Microsoft to launch mobile payments?

    October 21st, 2015

    Microsoft is looking to relaunch Windows Wallet, a mobile payments app that stores credit cards and coupons for in-store and online payments through Windows devices, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore has told The Verge. “Belfiore didn’t say when exactly a new wallet would launch or whether it would utilize NFC or other payment technology,” the publication reports, noting that the service would use the Windows Hello facial recognition platform Microsoft added to new devices in October.

    Microsoft says Hello to biometric security

    March 18th, 2015

    Windows 10 users will be able to use biometric technology to secure access to their devices, Microsoft has announced. Windows Hello will support face, iris and fingerprint verification and will ship with the new edition… More

    Windows Phone 8 launch video details Microsoft’s plans for NFC

    June 21st, 2012

    The launch presentation for Windows Phone 8 shows how Microsoft plans to make its NFC mobile wallet more widely accepted than Google’s, provides details of a forthcoming NFC-enabled Chase payments app and highlights a new deals platform and in-app purchasing technology that charges items to the user’s default payment card. More

    Microsoft unveils its NFC mobile wallet plans

    June 20th, 2012

    Windows Phone 8 is to come with both NFC and a mobile wallet that Microsoft will deliver in partnership with mobile network operators, the company has revealed. More

    Leaked video confirms NFC for Windows Phone 8

    February 6th, 2012

    Details of a video describing Windows Phone 8 features and confirming support for NFC have been reported by mobile gadget blog PocketNow. The video is hosted by Microsoft senior vice president Joe Belfiore, says PocketNow,… More