Cloud-based mobile payments platform provider Mozido has acquired the majority ownership of mobile commerce specialist CorFire, previously wholly-owned by South Korean IT services provider SK C&C... More
Korea’s SK C&C has shipped its six millionth NFC SIM card and is now to make the product available in the US... More
POS maker VeriFone and Korea-based IT company SK C&C have announced they are working together to deploy mobile wallet solutions for “several large mobile network operators”... More
“The consumer benefits of contactless payments are obvious,” says Christian Wirtz, m-commerce director for Vodafone Group. “The potential of mobile to transform existing industries — such as financial services, retail and transport — is enormous.” More
Inside Secure and CorFire, the US arm of Korean NFC specialist SK C&C, are working together to make sure that the French chip maker’s NFC controllers, secure elements and Open NFC protocol stack are fully interoperable with CorFire’s CorTSM trusted service management platform... More
CorFire, the American arm of Korean NFC specialist SK C&C, and US prepaid card provider InComm are working together on a mobile payments and offers service that would compete with Isis and Google Wallet, Bloomberg reports:... More
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Twitter and Docomo add ‘touch and follow’ • Doubletwist shares songs with NFC • Airtag offers P2P loyalty • Lifera and Taztag tie up • Lockitron opens doors with NFC • DPT unveils NFC-enabled car park pay machine • SK C&C USA rebrands as CorFire • Bayer puts antennas into decorative films • Mobey Forum expands • and much more… More
The payments processing giant and NFC TSM specialist SK C&C say their service has been released in time to coincide with a ‘tipping point’ for NFC. More
The internet giant is one of 32 new members of the NFC standards organisation. Other well known names to join the association include car maker Daimler and electronics giant Hitachi. More
SK C&C USA, the US arm of Korean mobile commerce specialist SK C&C has joined international smart card and NFC specifications body GlobalPlatform... More
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond, featuring wrist-based NFC • Polish trial declared a success • NFC Forum meeting for developers • Opening doors at a Bahamas hotel • Clinton adviser visits Swedish NFC firm • SK C&C hires five senior staff • and more… More
The payments processing giant has signed a deal with Korea’s SK C&C, responsible for the technology behind SK Telecom’s mobile contactless payments service, and will begin offering a turnkey NFC payments service to US banks from the first quarter of 2011. More
I’ve had my eyes firmly fixed on the Far East for the last few weeks, in a bid to understand the technologies and business drivers behind a range of non-NFC standard mobile contactless payments systems that are successfully serving millions of people in Korea, Japan and, on a smaller scale, elsewhere. More
Anyone who expected to visit Cartes 2008 and find just the odd NFC application hidden somewhere round the back of a small stand lost in the outer reaches of the exhibition hall was in for quite a surprise — Near Field Communications World spotted forty companies talking NFC at this year’s event… More
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