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    Digiwell implants NFC chips at CeBIT

    March 16th, 2016

    Visitors to this week’s CeBIT show in Hanover, Germany, can get an NFC chip implanted into their hand by visiting the Digiwell stand. “It will cost you €69 (US$77) including the special syringe to insert it,” PC World reports. “You can get chipped for free at CeBIT if you’ll submit to the procedure on stage.”

    MCX prepares to open its wallet to NFC and bank cards

    October 31st, 2014

    MCX is now open to supporting both NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy for payments and is in conversation with credit card issuers about opening up its CurrentC mobile wallet to payment cards, CEO Dekkers Davidson… More

    Broadcom: ‘We expect 10% to 15% of phones to have NFC within twelve months’

    May 30th, 2011

    Chipmaker Broadcom says it expects to see NFC built into between 10% and 15% of all phones within the next year, with the rate higher for smartphones, PCWorld reports. At a press briefing in San Francisco last… More

    Samsung Galaxy S II with NFC to begin shipping “later this year”

    May 13th, 2011

    Samsung has begun shipping the first units of its Galaxy S II smartphone but, outside Korea, it looks as though only the non-NFC version will be available — for now. More

    CES 2009: NFC competitors and enablers on display

    CES 2009: NFC competitors and enablers on display

    January 12th, 2009

    There wasn’t much to see in the way of mainstream NFC developments at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show — but some interesting potentially competitive technologies and enabling solutions made the massive Las Vegas event worth casting an eye over. More