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    Nexus 5

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    Nexus Imprint brings fingerprint sensor support to Android M

    September 29th, 2015

    Google has unveiled Nexus Imprint, a system that brings fingerprint sensor support to its latest phones and the upcoming Android 6.0 Marshmallow mobile operating system. It will enable the entire app ecosystem to make use of fingerprint recognition and will also work with Android Pay to authenticate an in-store payment, says the company. More

    HSBC to introduce HCE NFC payments on Android phones?

    February 20th, 2015

    There are signs that global bank HSBC could be preparing to roll out host card emulation (HCE) based NFC payments on Android devices in the UK, after an NFC World reader spotted that the HSBC… More

    Spanish bus drivers to check tickets using NFC host card emulation

    January 29th, 2014

    “HCE is a game-changing technology for NFC,” says technology provider Aditium’s Ibai Iturricha. “With HCE we have the chance to develop the whole solution without having to rely on any other party‚Ķ With the entry of HCE we are free.” More

    SimplyTapp gets funding for HCE

    November 27th, 2013

    SimplyTapp, the US startup which created Host Card Emulation, bypassing the need to use a carrier controlled SIM-based secure element in NFC transactions, has raised a Series A funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners…. More

    Google Nexus 5 to support NFC host card emulation

    October 31st, 2013

    Google has taken the wraps off its much-anticipated Nexus 5 NFC smartphone. As the first Android 4.4 device, it will also be the first to offer support for Host Card Emulation. The Nexus 5 is… More

    Google to introduce smartwatch and NFC ring, bake payments into Android KitKat?

    October 7th, 2013

    As speculation builds for the likely launch of the Google Nexus 5 and new Android KitKat operating system later this month, rumours suggest Google could also unveil a smartwatch and NFC ring. More

    LG NFC phone could be Nexus 5

    September 6th, 2013

    An LG smartphone which commentators suspect could be the next Google Nexus handset has been spotted passing through FCC approval, reports Engadget. The device looks set to offer NFC, Qi wireless charging, 4G LTE and clues in the documentation point to it running “KitKat”, the next version of Android.