Turkey, France and China move towards NFC adoption

OPINION: News from Turkey, France and China this week indicates that the NFC market is now beginning to gather pace around the world, as both mobile network operators and banks in more and more countries commit to working together to make near field communication based services a reality. More

Chinese banks and mobile operators to create single, open platform for NFC and mobile payments services

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Eighteen Chinese banks, card association China UnionPay, China Telecom, China Unicom and a range of handset manufacturers and industry suppliers have formed an alliance in a bid to create standards and a business model for the introduction of a single, open platform that can be used by businesses throughout China to offer NFC and mobile payments services. More

Breaking: Visa to bring NFC mobile payments to the iPhone

A joint press release from Visa and DeviceFidelity has appeared on the MarketWatch website which reveals that the two companies have developed a protective case for the iPhone that will enable users “to make payments by simply waving their iPhone in front of a contactless payment terminal.”... More