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    RBC expands cloud-based NFC wallet to BlackBerry and Virgin

    October 6th, 2014

    Royal Bank of Canada’s cloud-based NFC wallet is now available to Virgin Mobile subscribers and to customers with a BlackBerry Z10 or Z30 mobile phone, the bank has announced. RBC Wallet is also now available… More

    Telus launches NFC payments with CIBC

    February 4th, 2014

    Canada’s CIBC bank has expanded availability of its NFC payments service to customers of mobile network operator Telus. The service was originally launched in November 2012 in partnership with Rogers. The CIBC Mobile Payment App… More

    CIBC expands NFC phone options

    January 24th, 2014

    Canada’s CIBC bank has expanded availability of its CIBC Mobile Payment app to include owners of Samsung Galaxy S III, S4, Note II and HTC One Android NFC phones, enabling a wider range of customers to make NFC payments. The service was launched in November 2012 with support for Blackberry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 NFC phones and expanded in October 2013 to include the Blackberry Z10.

    Tim Hortons launches NFC payments service using Host Card Emulation

    December 13th, 2013

    North American coffee chain Tim Hortons has launched an NFC mobile payments service using Host Card Emulation (HCE) at 3,500 locations in Canada and 800 in the United States. It is currently available to customers… More

    Porsche and BlackBerry launch $2,350 luxury NFC phone

    November 21st, 2013

    Porsche Design has redesigned BlackBerry’s Z10 NFC smartphone with a sleeker shell and leather rear cover to create the US$2,350 P’9982. Inside, the handset is the same as the Z10 but offers 64GB of internal… More

    CIBC launches BlackBerry 10 NFC payments app

    October 7th, 2013

    Canadian bank CIBC has released a BlackBerry 10 version of its CIBC Mobile Payment app allowing BlackBerry Z10 owners to make NFC payments. To use the service, customers must also be Rogers Communications subscribers and have a “Suretap” NFC SIM card installed. The service was launched in November 2012 for BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 users.

    RBC to launch NFC payments in the cloud

    July 24th, 2013

    Canadian bank RBC is to introduce an NFC mobile payments service that stores customers’ card details in the cloud. RBC Secure Cloud will launch later this year and will  be delivered “through partnerships with mobile… More

    NFC Ring smashes crowdfunding goal with 2,100 backers in just four days

    July 24th, 2013

    A UK-based startup raising funds on Kickstarter for a finger ring that lets users unlock NFC-enabled doors and devices and share information via NFC has amassed pledges totalling almost double its £30,000 (US$46,000) target in… More

    RBC and Bell to launch NFC payments in Canada

    May 13th, 2013

    Canadian bank RBC and mobile network operator Bell have announced plans to jointly introduce an NFC payments service. The new deal will give RBC customers, with an NFC phone supplied by Bell, the ability to store their… More

    Rogers adds Suretap phones

    March 21st, 2013

    Canadian mobile network operator Rogers has added three Android and four BlackBerry NFC phones to the list of devices that work with its Suretap NFC payments service. The new phones are the LG Optimus G , Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Note II and the Blackberry Bold 9900Blackberry Curve 9360Blackberry Bold 9790 and Blackberry Z10.

    BlackBerry pushes Z10 with NFC prizes in UK malls

    March 4th, 2013

    BlackBerry has launched an NFC-led campaign in the UK to promote its new BlackBerry Z10 mobile phone. The mobile phone maker has teamed up with NFC specialist Proxama and experiential marketing agency Experience Worldwide to create a… More

    Z10 packs Inside NFC chip

    February 13th, 2013

    A teardown of the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone conducted by TechInsights shows that the device’s NFC functionality is provided by an Inside Secure SecuRead NFC controller and secure element module. Earlier BlackBerry NFC phones also used chips from Inside Secure for NFC.

    BlackBerry launches Z10 and Q10 smartphones with NFC

    January 30th, 2013

    “We will be a leader in connecting you to your internet of things,” says CEO Thorsten Heins as the Z10 touchscreen BlackBerry 10 phone and Q10 Qwerty phone are announced with NFC. More