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M-shopping platform gets NFC

Retail and advertising technology provider Mercatus Technologies has added support for NFC and QR Codes to its Concierge for Mobile smart shopping platform. "The convenience and instant gratification of highly responsive NFC and QR technologies...

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Durban to go contactless

Durban is to introduce a contactless electronic wallet for use on its public transport network which can also be used to pay for purchases in shops. The Muvo card rollout will begin with a six...

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Windows Phone ‘Apollo’ in 2012?

A Nokia executive has told Engadget that the next version of Windows Phone, codenamed 'Apollo', will be a "very different game" to Mango and will launch in mid-2012. Microsoft has already stated that the next...

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NFC helps Battlefield 3 dominate Waterloo

EA Games has taken over eighteen outdoor media panels near the UK's busiest railway station for the launch of its latest blockbuster game, Battlefield 3 — and several feature NFC. The advertising displays, managed by...

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Nokia app store adds NFC section

Handset maker Nokia has added an NFC section to its app store, to encourage its customers to use the growing number of NFC applications for their mobile phones. According to the company, the new NFC Apps collection...

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Russia to get NFC payments

MTS, Russia's leading telecommunications operator, has signed an agreement with MasterCard to develop NFC mobile contactless services. "The partnership with MasterCard is aimed at creating conditions in Russia for the most extensive development of NFC...

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NFC to enter the dating game?

NFC could be used to add efficiency to the dating process, Hans Reisgies of Sequent Software suggested at the NFC Summit at 4G World. "Let's say you're at a social function and there's an attractiveness...

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Gotap brings NFC to car dealers

Car dealerships can use NFC stickers to help customers get details about vehicles for sale, says US startup Gotap.me. Buyers can tap their NFC phones on GoTap NFC stickers affixed to the vehicles at the...

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H5000 replaces Artema Hybrid

POS terminal maker VeriFone has announced the H5000, a countertop point-of-sale terminal that accepts NFC and contactless payments as well as mag stripe and EMV chip cards. The device is positioned as a successor to...

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Mercedes to debut NFC in 2013

Car maker Daimler plans to add NFC to Mercedes-Benz vehicles from 2013 to simplify Bluetooth pairing, used to set up a smartphone to manage the car's built-in systems. The company is a founding member of the Car...

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Nokia Tries Out More Secure Tag System for Loyalty

Nokia Tries Out More Secure Tag System for Loyalty

Nokia has introduced an app supporting NFC-based check-ins on social-networking site foursquare and is testing a tag system that it says could provide more security for rewards and other loyalty programs.

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NFC Cluster starts up in Boston

NFC Cluster Boston will hold its first event, NFC Delivers Mobile Retail Marketing, on November 7. Formed through the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, the cluster aims to support the development and adoption of NFC...

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U.S.: Nokia and New York Transit Authority to Test Tag-based Ticketing

Scope: 
Trial
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Planned
New York
United States
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Dec 2011
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Transit ticketing
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New York Transit Authority to Test Tag-based Ticketing with Nokia NFC Phones

New York Transit Authority to Test Tag-based Ticketing with Nokia NFC Phones

Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York and handset maker Nokia will test tag-based NFC ticketing in a small pilot before the end of the year.

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Galaxy S II Cityzi lands in France

The NFC version of Samsung's flagship smartphone is now shipping in France. The Galaxy S II Cityzi  is available from Orange and can be had for as little as €79 on a two year contract or...

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Nokia to bring NFC to New York commuters

The handset maker has signed a deal with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority to test cloud-based NFC ticketing with Nokia phones by the end of 2011, the company has told NFC World. NFC payments will then arrive on Nokia phones for the first time at the beginning of 2012.

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Comprion’s UT3 approved for SWP/HCI tests

Mobile test equipment specialist Comprion's UT3 platform for single wire protocol (SWP) and host controller interface (HCI) NFC conformance testing has been approved by the Global Certification Forum (GCF). The platform is the first to...

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Lipton taps in to NFC ads

Lipton Ice Tea has begun testing NFC at Sydney University, with ads featuring tags that students tap with their NFC-enabled phones to 'like' the Lipton Ice Tea Facebook page. NFC marketing specialist Tapit supplied the...

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MasterCard Certifies Two BlackBerrys to Run PayPass Payment on SIMs

MasterCard Certifies Two BlackBerrys to Run PayPass Payment on SIMs

Research in Motion has announced that MasterCard Worldwide has certified two of its NFC-enabled BlackBerrys to run MasterCard’s PayPass payment application, and mobile operator France Telecom-Orange is interested in introducing the phones for NFC payment.

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Australian Bank is Latest to Announce Plans for M-Payments Using iPhone Case

Australian Bank is Latest to Announce Plans for M-Payments Using iPhone Case

Commonwealth Bank in Australia is the latest to tap an iPhone attachment to offer NFC-based payments.

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