No secure element in new Nexus 7

Google has not included a secure element in the new version of its Nexus 7 tablet, Google’s Peter Hazlehurst has told Android Police, and the tablet is not therefore able to support Google Wallet NFC payments... More




Forum responds to Black Hat presentation on NFC vulnerabilities

NFC Forum director Debbie Arnold

“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







Google gets NFC P2P patent

Google has been granted a patent for transferring application state information from one device to another via NFC, a system which is similar to the company’s Android Beam service... More



StumbleUpon adds P2P NFC

A new version of content discovery platform StumbleUpon’s Android app includes support for Google’s NFC peer-to-peer Android Beam technology, allowing users with an Android 4.0 NFC phone to share content they discover with other NFC phone users... More


Shazam shares music with NFC

Shazam

A new version of Shazam, the media discovery app used by 180m people around the world, will allow Android phone users to share music, TV ads, tour dates, coupons and more via NFC. More



Any.Do shares tasks via NFC

A new version of task manager app Any.Do, voted best Android app of 2011 by Techcrunch, allows users with an NFC phone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to share tasks via Android Beam... More




Foursquare adds P2P NFC

Foursquare

Social check-in service Foursquare has upgraded its Android app to include support for version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, adding features that work with the Android Beam NFC P2P service... More



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