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10.12.12
Rogers, CIBC may launch Suretap NFC-based payments on October 15th, require a unique SIM
10.12.12

Rogers, CIBC may launch Suretap NFC-based payments on October 15th, require a unique SIM

Rogers and Canadian bank CIBC struck a deal for NFC-based mobile payments back in May, long enough...

By J. Fingas,   10.12.12
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09.15.12
Mobile Miscellany: week of September 10th, 2012
09.15.12

Mobile Miscellany: week of September 10th, 2012

Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know...

By Z. Lutz,   09.15.12
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09.15.12
Uros' Goodspeed hotspot packs 10 SIM cards, says roaming is for chumps (update: fee differences)
09.15.12

Uros' Goodspeed hotspot packs 10 SIM cards, says roaming is for chumps (update: fee differences)

Snagging international data service usually involves either special agreements or steep roaming co...

By J. Fingas,   09.15.12
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09.13.12
Want to use one of those new nano-SIMs? You'll need one of these
09.13.12

Want to use one of those new nano-SIMs? You'll need one of these

Thinking of hopping on a new contract, but lacking that smaller SIM standard that the iPhone 5 wil...

By M. Smith,   09.13.12
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09.12.12
iPhone 5 confirmed to use nano-SIM, current SIMs not compatible
09.12.12

iPhone 5 confirmed to use nano-SIM, current SIMs not compatible

While Apple was busy announcing the iPhone 5, it left out mention of whether the device would use t...

By J. Fingas,   09.12.12
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09.04.12
Nano-SIM for next iPhone makes appearance ahead of launch?
09.04.12

Nano-SIM for next iPhone makes appearance ahead of launch?

First we saw a supposed leak of the next iPhone's nano-SIM tray, and now we're seeing alleged phot...

By S. Silbert,   09.04.12
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07.02.12
MasterCard and T-Mobile to bring NFC payments to Europe in Q3 (video)
07.02.12

MasterCard and T-Mobile to bring NFC payments to Europe in Q3 (video)

Poland and Germany could be the next two countries to get smartphone payments, powered by MasterCa...

By Z. Honig,   07.02.12
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06.19.12
Apple and Liquidmetal hug it out, lengthen their pact until 2014
06.19.12

Apple and Liquidmetal hug it out, lengthen their pact until 2014

The deal between Apple and Liquidmetal was originally supposed to be a short-term fling. Technicall...

By J. Fingas,   06.19.12
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06.01.12
New smaller SIM format gets standardized, shrinks 40 percent (update: Nokia gives bitter OK)
06.01.12

New smaller SIM format gets standardized, shrinks 40 percent (update: Nokia gives bitter OK)

ETSI has given the nod to a new SIM format standard, which will be 40 percent smaller than the exi...

By M. Smith,   06.01.12
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