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Verizon to offer Curve with NFC

US mobile network operator Verizon Wireless is to make the BlackBerry Curve 9370 NFC smartphone available to customers from 19 January. The device will ship with support for NFC pairing and tag reading applications. This...

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Marketing to fix security worries

A survey conducted by the GSM Association's Mobile Money Live website has found that spending money on marketing is seen by most readers as the way to address user fears about NFC security. 35% of readers...

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Intel, HP Signal Plans for Supporting NFC on Ultrabooks

Intel, HP Signal Plans for Supporting NFC on Ultrabooks

U.S.-based Intel, as expected, is planning to incorporate NFC technology into chip designs for future ultrabook computers, the vice president and general manager of the chip maker’s PC group said Monday.

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Sprint Announces Two New NFC Phones Supporting Google Wallet

Sprint Announces Two New NFC Phones Supporting Google Wallet

U.S. mobile carrier Sprint has announced two more phones supporting the Google Wallet, including Google’s new Android smartphone, the Galaxy Nexus.

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Germany: Bank Plans Employee Trial with iPhone and microSDs

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Trial
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Planned
Berlin and Frankfurt
Germany
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Q1 2012
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Porsche BlackBerry NFC phone arrives at Harrods

Iconic London department store Harrods has become the exclusive UK stockist of the NFC BlackBerry phone co-produced by RIM and Porsche Design. The Porsche Design P'9981 features a forged stainless-steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover,...

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Turkey’s Top Telco Plans Major NFC Push in 2012, but Faces Challenges

Turkey’s Top Telco Plans Major NFC Push in 2012, but Faces Challenges

Turkey’s largest mobile operator, Turkcell, is targeting 2012 for a major expansion of its NFC rollout, as it seeks to establish itself as a top-tier telco globally promoting NFC technology.

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VeriFone sets out its plan for Point

VeriFone has completed its €600m acquisition of Point International, northern Europe's largest provider of payment and gateway services and solutions for retailers and a supplier to PayPal's NFC trial in Stockholm. Point provides point-of-sale technology...

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GlobalPlatform and SIMalliance team up on NFC apps

GlobalPlatform and SIMalliance have announced they are to work together to create a standard way for mobile app developers to securely include calls to NFC secure elements from within their programs. The memorandum of understanding...

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20m Koreans to have NFC phones this year

Five million Koreans already have an NFC phone, says mobile network operator KT, and payments for bus, subway and taxi fares are the most popular NFC applications.

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US consumers “warming up to mobile payments”

23% of US consumers are now "very willing" to use their mobile phone as a wallet, a KPMG survey has found, but many consumers are still expressing privacy and security concerns.

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Visa Europe: 2012 to be contactless tipping point

87% of contactless cardholders in the UK, Poland and Turkey believe contactless cards will be "instrumental in bringing mobile contactless payments to market in the near future," according to Visa Europe's latest Contactless Barometer survey....

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Belle upgrades coming February

Nokia Belle, the latest version of the Symbian operating system which features "deeply integrated" NFC, is now pre-installed in new Nokia C7 and Nokia Oro NFC handsets says the Finnish phone maker. Over-the-air upgrades for...

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Smartrac acquires NFC tag maker UPM RFID

UPM has sold its RFID and NFC business to leading RFID supplier Smartrac in exchange for shares in OEP Technologie, the majority shareholder in Smartrac. The deal will provide UPM indirectly with a 10.6% stake...

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Clubbers tap to call cabs

Club-goers in the Croatian capital Zagreb were able to order a ride home during December by tapping an NFC poster to call a taxi. In partnership with Nokia, the Aquarius, Groove, Mansion and Peppermint nightclubs...

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Landesbank plans NFC payments

Germany's Landesbank Berlin has begun testing NFC payments, using iPhones equipped with an iCaisse NFC case, in conjunction with Visa Europe and Swiss Post Solutions, a division of the Swiss postal service. The bank plans...

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China gets Nokia 801T with NFC

Nokia has announced the 801T smartphone, a Symbian Anna NFC device designed for use on China Mobile's TD-SCDMA network. The Nokia 801T is pitched as a high-end handset for business users and features a one-piece...

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Akbank joins Turkcell NFC service

Turkish mobile network operator Turkcell has signed up a second bank for its Cep-T Cüzdan NFC payments service. Turkcell launched the service in conjunction with Yapi Kredi Bank in May 2011. Now, Akbank has also...

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Galaxy Note to come with NFC

An NFC version of Samsung's Android Galaxy Note tablet/phone device is on its way to AT&T in the US during the first half of 2012, according to fan site Sam Mobile. A Galaxy Note SHV-E160S test report submitted to...

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Spoonity picks NFC for loyalty

A new loyalty platform for independent restaurants and cafés has begun pilot testing in Ottawa, Canada. Spoonity uses NFC tags to identify customers and NFC phones to administer points and rewards. "Spoonity can be part of...

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