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08.26.16
iPhone 7 could have tap-to-pay feature for Japan's subways
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iPhone 7 could have tap-to-pay feature for Japan's subways

People could also use their phones to buy from vending machines.

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08.31.15
Sony is crowdfunding a smart watch with a dumb face
08.31.15

Sony is crowdfunding a smart watch with a dumb face

Sony likes the idea of upgrading a watch's strap, not the entire thing.

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02.24.12
Samsung partners with FeliCa for Japanese NFC solutions, unveils 2012 Olympics' mobile payment app with Visa
02.24.12

Samsung partners with FeliCa for Japanese NFC solutions, unveils 2012 Olympics' mobile payment app with Visa

Across the globe today, Samsung is bringing a number of pushes to broaden NFC adoption. On the isla...

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08.23.11
Sharp RW-T107 Android tablet packs NFC reader, will accept payments in Japan
08.23.11

Sharp RW-T107 Android tablet packs NFC reader, will accept payments in Japan

Tools like Square's credit card reader and Apple's proprietary iOS retail system make mobile paym...

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08.08.11
Tiny RFID amulet stores medical records, makes paramedics' lives easier
08.08.11

Tiny RFID amulet stores medical records, makes paramedics' lives easier

Using RFID to store medical records, ultimately making the jobs of paramedics and doctors that much...

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06.20.11
Sharp Aquos SH-12C 3D smartphone hands-on (video)
06.20.11

Sharp Aquos SH-12C 3D smartphone hands-on (video)

Towards the end of our recent trip to Taiwan for Computex, just as the hustle and bustle was windin...

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02.21.11
NEC's MEDIAS N-04C is only 7.7mm thick, has Android 2.2, NFC, and no ambition to leave Japan
02.21.11

NEC's MEDIAS N-04C is only 7.7mm thick, has Android 2.2, NFC, and no ambition to leave Japan

It's only been three months since the last avalanche of NTT DoCoMo phones, but that's not stopping...

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12.27.10
iPhone 4 gets stuck with NFC 'sticker' from Japan's Softbank
12.27.10

iPhone 4 gets stuck with NFC 'sticker' from Japan's Softbank

One of the lesser known predictions of the Mayan calendar foretells that 2011 will be the year of...

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10.12.10
Sony and Global HID to unify FeliCa and NFC laptop reader technologies
10.12.10

Sony and Global HID to unify FeliCa and NFC laptop reader technologies

Sony and Global HID are coyly batting their eyelashes at each other over a memorandum of intent to j...

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