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    Google planning NFC payment trial in New York and San Francisco?

    March 15th, 2011

    Google is planning to begin an NFC mobile payments trial in stores in New York and San Francisco within the next four months, according to “two people familiar with the project,” Bloomberg reports: The company… More

    No NFC in iPhone 5?

    March 14th, 2011

    The UK’s Independent newspaper is reporting that Apple has decided not to include near field communication functionality in the next version of the iPhone, due to a “lack of a clear standard across the industry.”… More

    Research shows potential of NFC in helping homeowners manage their keys more securely

    March 10th, 2011

    New consumer research conducted by UK home insurer Esure provides some fascinating insight into the way that British consumers manage their household keys — and throws light on the potential of NFC phones, with their ability… More

    Foursquare adds merchant rewards, tests NFC

    March 10th, 2011

    The high profile check-in service has its eyes fixed on the potential of near field communication, coverage of the company’s entry into the mobile rewards business this week has revealed. More

    NFC news in brief • 7 March 2011

    March 7th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Norwegians ready to ditch cash • Airtag raises €4m • Cassis signs TSM deals • Intel invests in NFC firm • NEC introduces NFC POS device • AT&T adds ShopAlerts • Square hits $1m a day More

    Access introduces combined NFC and 2D barcode airline boarding pass reader

    March 3rd, 2011

    Access Interfacing Solutions has launched a boarding gate reader which is able to handle boarding passes stored in NFC mobile phones and in contactless cards as well as standard printed boarding passes and those displayed… More

    Mobile Tag launches mobile barcode and NFC marketing platform, raises €6.6m

    Mobile Tag launches mobile barcode and NFC marketing platform, raises €6.6m

    February 28th, 2011

    Mobile barcode specialist Mobile Tag has added support for NFC to its 1D and 2D mobile barcode marketing platform, enabling marketers to use a single platform to deliver marketing campaigns using a full range of… More

    Alcatel-Lucent video shows Nexus S acting as POS terminal and payments device

    Alcatel-Lucent video shows Nexus S acting as POS terminal and payments device

    February 28th, 2011

    Alcatel-Lucent‘s Touchatag team has produced a video demonstrating the use of a Google Nexus S as both a POS terminal and as a payments device. The video shows funds being transferred from a customer’s Nexus… More

    NXP adds NFC TagWriter app to Android Market

    NXP adds NFC TagWriter app to Android Market

    February 28th, 2011

    Semiconductor supplier NXP, manufacturer of the NFC chip used in the Google Nexus S, has made an NFC tag writing application available to download free of charge from Android Market. The NXP TagWriter app allows… More

    AT4 Wireless and Collis to provide full range of NFC test solutions

    AT4 Wireless and Collis to provide full range of NFC test solutions

    February 28th, 2011

    AT4 Wireless and Collis have teamed up to jointly offer a full range of NFC and mobile payments test solutions. The new partnership sees the two companies able to offer Collis’ SWP-HCI Test Suites, GlobalPlatform… More

    NFC Forum approves Clear2Pay’s Integri NFC test solution

    NFC Forum approves Clear2Pay’s Integri NFC test solution

    February 28th, 2011

    The NFC Forum has approved a second NFC test equipment solution, the Integri NFC Test Solution from Clear2Pay . The move follows the launch of the NFC Forum’s device certification programme in December 2010. The… More

    Touchatag NFC tag platform now available on Android phones

    Touchatag NFC tag platform now available on Android phones

    February 27th, 2011

    Touchatag, the NFC tag application platform developed by Alcatel-Lucent, is now available as a downloadable app for Android NFC phones from Android Market. The service, first introduced in 2008, was developed from the start with the aim… More

    Transport for London confirms plans to accept contactless cards in time for Olympics

    Transport for London confirms plans to accept contactless cards in time for Olympics

    February 27th, 2011

    London is to be the first city in the world to convert its entire public transport network to accepting contactless payment cards, Transport for London has announced. “By the end of 2012 card readers across the… More

    Bank of America adds BlackBerry phones to NFC trial

    Bank of America adds BlackBerry phones to NFC trial

    February 26th, 2011

    BoyGeniusReport has revealed details of a new invitation-only NFC payments trial to be conducted by Bank of America. Select customers who take part in the trial will use BlackBerry mobile phones equipped with a microSD NFC device… More

    TazTag aims TazPad NFC Android tablet at retail

    February 26th, 2011

    Taztag’s new TazPad is the first Android tablet to feature NFC connectivity, along with the company’s trademark array of other wireless connection technologies and a biometric authentication option. More

    10% of Japanese consumers made a purchase with their mobile wallet in December

    10% of Japanese consumers made a purchase with their mobile wallet in December

    February 26th, 2011

    Analysis by Comscore for its 2010 Mobile Year in Review has found that just under 10% of Japanese mobile subscribers made a purchase with their mobile wallet during December 2010. In all, 9.8 million mobile users made… More

    GSMA video shows NFC in action in Nice

    GSMA video shows NFC in action in Nice

    February 26th, 2011

    Mobile network operators’ association the GSMA has produced a video showing near field communication phones in action in the French city of Nice, where mobile operators have been conducting an NFC trial under the Cityzi brand name. The… More

    O2 Money seeks UK senior product manager

    O2 Money seeks UK senior product manager

    February 26th, 2011

    O2 Money has a vacancy for a senior product manager. The successful applicant, says O2, will lead the product team in achieving its objective of developing market-leading payment- and wallet-based products that: Leverage all the assets… More

    Ideo concept shows how RFID tags could be used in the music industry

    Ideo concept shows how RFID tags could be used in the music industry

    February 26th, 2011

    Design consultancy Ideo has developed a concept music player that uses cards embedded with RFID tags to generate music playlists. “The idea here was to find a physical representation of the elements of modern musical life… More

    Stanford researchers demonstrate NFC TV applications

    Stanford researchers demonstrate NFC TV applications

    February 26th, 2011

    Researchers from Stanford University‘s MobiSocial lab, who last month demonstrated the first Android NFC peer-to-peer applications, have now developed a number of applications which show how NFC could be used to interact with TVs: The photo display application… More

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