NXP to be bought by Qualcomm in US$47bn deal

NXP

PARTNER NEWS: The US$47bn acquisition of NFC pioneer NXP by mobile chip giant Qualcomm will create the “leader of secure connected devices into the next decade” and address the emerging trends of internet of things (IoT), mobile transactions, payment cards, transit, and secure identification... More



KDDI releases Japan’s first Firefox OS smartphone

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Japan’s KDDI has launched an LTE smartphone with NFC that runs Mozilla’s Firefox OS, the open mobile platform advocated by the Firefox browser maker. The LG Fx0 offers a 4.7-inch HD screen and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad core Snapdragon processor running Firefox OS 2.0, the latest version of Mozilla’s operating system. More



HTC launches One M8 smartphone with NFC

HTC One M8 NFC mobile handset

HTC‘s newest flagship smartphone, the HTC One (M8), has been announced and is available as a Google Play Edition running stock Android 4.4 KitKat, or from carriers worldwide with the handset maker’s own HTC Sense 6 skin running over Android... More


Yota adds NFC to its dual display phone

The second-generation Yotaphone comes with NFC

Russian phone maker Yota Devices is to offer a new version of its YotaPhone, a handset that comes with two displays — this time a 5-inch full HD Amoled screen at the front plus a 4.7-inch always-on, full-touch control electronic paper display to the rear... More



Mozilla unveils Firefox OS Flame with NFC

Firefox OS Flame reference device

A new reference device, the Firefox OS Flame, has been unveiled by Mozilla at MWC 2014, to enable developers to test the capabilities and newest features of its Firefox OS in a real environment with a mobile network and true hardware characteristics including an accelerometer, NFC functionality and cameras... More














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