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Google picks Broadcom for NFC in Nexus 4 and Nexus 10

November 14th, 2012

The new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean mobile phone and tablet reference devices make use of a Broadcom NFC controller chip instead of the NXP chips Google used in earlier models. Broadcom has also contributed its NFC software stack to the Android Open Source Project. More

Broadcom: ‘We expect 10% to 15% of phones to have NFC within twelve months’

May 30th, 2011

Chipmaker¬†Broadcom says it expects to see NFC built into between 10% and 15% of all phones within the next year, with the rate higher for smartphones,¬†PCWorld reports. At a press briefing in San Francisco last… More