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    Forum responds to Black Hat presentation on NFC vulnerabilities

    August 1st, 2012

    “The NFC Forum works to ensure that tools are available to allow applications to operate with the appropriate level of security,” says the industry standards body. “Mr Miller’s demonstration underscores the importance of providing appropriate security measures at the application layer and enabling users to adjust security settings to suit their own needs and preferences.” More

    PagSeguro to launch NFC P2P payments in Brazil

    April 17th, 2012

    The online payments provider has partnered with Nokia to introduce an NFC service that allows users to transfer money and to make payments in bars, restaurants and stores. More

    Dubai cinemas get NFC promos

    November 25th, 2011

    Nokia N9 NFC phone users in Dubai are being offered free cinema ticket and popcorn vouchers for tapping their phone on smart posters and display stands located in the foyer of selected Vox Cinemas. Exit displays allow NFC phone users to tap a tag to access movie listings and a Nokia Facebook ‘Like’ page. The system was developed by UK-based NFC specialist Proxama.

    Nokia turns on N9’s NFC

    November 8th, 2011

    Nokia has released a software update that switches on NFC tag reading functionality in its MeeGo-based N9 handset. Once the PR1.1 update is loaded on the phone, the company says, it will “instantly interact with NFC tags”.

    Windows phones to get NFC in 2012

    October 20th, 2011

    WP7 phones will be able to support NFC functionality, including mobile payments, from next year. More

    Nokia launches NFC in Thailand

    October 11th, 2011

    Nokia has launched its 700, 701, 600 and N9 NFC handsets in Thailand. The announcement sells NFC as a secure method of making small purchases and paying for mass transit tickets as well as pushing Nokia’s more usual sharing, pairing and tag reading line. The devices will be available in stores from mid-October.

    Devs produce nine new NFC apps at Boston hackathon

    September 27th, 2011

    Forty-three developers produced nine prototype NFC applications at Isobar’s 48-hour hackathon in Boston, including systems for ordering drinks in busy bars and an innovative car parking app. Paula Berger was there for NFC World… More

    Nokia ships MeeGo-based N9 NFC phone

    September 27th, 2011

    The Nokia N9 MeeGo-based smartphone has now begun shipping to customers and stores. “Pre-orders for the Nokia N9 have already started in many countries, and people’s response towards the device has been extremely positive,” the… More

    Latest NFC phone news and rumours • 27 Sept 2011

    September 27th, 2011

    The latest NFC phone rumours and announcements, including: Galaxy S II with NFC launches on AT&T, T-Mobile in the US • Nokia N9 launches in Middle East • Sonim ships first NFC handset • Samsung Wave 578 ‘Quick Tap’ coming to UK soon • Samsung SHV-E120L specs leak.  More

    No Nokia N9 NFC phone for UK or USA

    August 11th, 2011

    The Nokia N9, a Meego-powered smartphone with NFC capabilities announced in June, will not be available in the UK, Nokia has told The Telegraph. The USA also looks set to miss out on the device,… More

    Nokia launches online NFC store

    July 22nd, 2011

    A new online service is designed to make it easy for businesses to begin using NFC by providing smart posters and business cards that enable customers to ‘like’ a retailer on Facebook, follow it on Twitter and check in on Foursquare as well as a range of other tag reading solutions. More

    Nokia N5 will come with NFC

    July 21st, 2011

    Nokia‘s upcoming N5 Symbian smartphone will come with NFC, according to an FCC filing spotted by Wireless Goodness. The device, referred to in the filing as the RM-701, will support 3G bands for both T-Mobile… More

    Nokia: No mobile wallet support in current NFC phones

    July 21st, 2011

    Nokia’s C7 and N9 NFC phones are not equipped to support either an embedded secure element or an NFC SIM, the handset maker has told NFC World, so it won’t be possible to use them for mobile payments or other secure NFC services.  More

    Symbian Anna with NFC to arrive in July

    June 21st, 2011

    Nokia has now set a date for the release of the Symbian ‘Anna’ operating system update that will switch on the near field communications capabilities in its NFC phones. Nokia N8s, E7s, C7s and C6-01s… More

    Nokia unveils N9 NFC phone

    June 21st, 2011

    The new MeeGo-based smartphone features NFC, a one-piece polycarbonate body and a large curved Amoled screen, and will be available in stores later this year. More