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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...

By J. Fingas,   10.22.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   10.17.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   10.17.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.12
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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...

By J. Rigg,   10.13.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   10.02.12
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09.13.12
Isis' NFC mobile payments delayed past September target
09.13.12

Isis' NFC mobile payments delayed past September target

Isis must have spoken too soon. Just days after the alliance committed to launching its mobile pay...

By J. Fingas,   09.13.12
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09.11.12
iPhone 5: the rumor roundup
09.11.12

iPhone 5: the rumor roundup

We're on the cusp of Apple's sixth iPhone launch, and there's very different expectations than the...

By J. Fingas,   09.11.12
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09.07.12
LevelUp unveils payment docks that take both NFC and QR codes, leave out the guesswork
09.07.12

LevelUp unveils payment docks that take both NFC and QR codes, leave out the guesswork

Most stores accepting mobile payments usually have to take just one format, whether it's Google Wa...

By J. Fingas,   09.07.12
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