Near field communication

05.06.13
The rising popularity of iPad as cash register
05.06.13

The rising popularity of iPad as cash register

Over at Wired, writer Marcus Wohlson points out that the novelty of using an iPad or other mobile...

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12.05.12
Qualcomm announces cheap, battery efficient NFC chip, hopes to put it in phones next year
12.05.12

Qualcomm announces cheap, battery efficient NFC chip, hopes to put it in phones next year

Near field communication might be all the rage at the checkout counter, but there are still plenty...

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10.22.12
Isis' NFC payments go live in Austin and Salt Lake City: 3 carriers, 9 phones, 1 long way to go (video)
10.22.12

Isis' NFC payments go live in Austin and Salt Lake City: 3 carriers, 9 phones, 1 long way to go (video)

To say that the launch of Isis has felt drawn out would be a mild understatement. The alliance fir...

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10.17.12
Former Nokia Money crew kicks off iKaaz mobile payments, lets shops go with or without NFC
10.17.12

Former Nokia Money crew kicks off iKaaz mobile payments, lets shops go with or without NFC

It's a big day for mobile payments. Multiple former Nokia Money veterans have formally launched iK...

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10.17.12
Isis makes October 22nd mobile payment launch official, vows 20 capable phones by year's end
10.17.12

Isis makes October 22nd mobile payment launch official, vows 20 capable phones by year's end

While we could easily see this coming, it's still good to hear the news more directly: Isis has co...

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10.16.12
Isis Mobile Wallet app for Android surfaces in Google Play, you probably can't run it
10.16.12

Isis Mobile Wallet app for Android surfaces in Google Play, you probably can't run it

Unofficial rumblings have pointed to Isis Mobile Wallet's trial getting close. If you've remained...

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10.13.12
Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)
10.13.12

Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)

Technologies like NFC, RFID and QR codes are quickly becoming a normal part of everyday life, and...

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10.02.12
Visa lets iPhone-toting NatWest and RBS customers pay with NFC cases, join the future
10.02.12

Visa lets iPhone-toting NatWest and RBS customers pay with NFC cases, join the future

Two can play at the UK-banks-with-NFC-payments game. RBS (and by extension, NatWest) is partnering...

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09.27.12
Moo.com working on NFC-equipped business cards, kicks off limited beta program today
09.27.12

Moo.com working on NFC-equipped business cards, kicks off limited beta program today

Do you recall those fancy business cards that took a design cue straight out of your adored Facebo...

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