Major Wireless Chip Supplier Broadcom Announces First NFC Chip

Major Wireless Chip Supplier Broadcom Announces First NFC Chip

U.S.-based chip maker Broadcom, a top supplier of wireless chips to the smartphone industry, today is announcing its first NFC chip, shaking up an already crowded field of chip vendors.

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EC launches antitrust investigation into EPC and e-payments market

The EC has opened an antitrust investigation into whether the European Payments Council (EPC) is blocking new, non-bank, players from entering the ......
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Reed Elsevier agrees £343m Accuity acquisition

Anglo-Dutch publishing firm Reed Elsevier has agreed a £343 million cash deal to buy US reference data specialist Accuity....
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Where next to make mobile happen? - community blog from Mitch Armstrong

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South Korea: KT Complements NFC Rollout with iPhone Add-ons

Scope: 
Rollout
Status: 
In progress
South Korea
37.5665
126.978
Launch: 
Sep 2011
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
KT Corp.
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U.S.: University Tests Mobile Access Control with MicroSD Cards

Scope: 
Trial
Tempe
United States
33.4255
-111.94
Launch: 
Aug 2011
Main Application: 
Access control
Mobile Operator: 
N/A
Service
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Still time for u-turn - community blog from Bo Harald

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First in the world - community blog from Bo Harald

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Maker of Rugged Phones Enters NFC Market; is Its Price Right?

By: 
Dan Balaban
Maker of Rugged Phones Enters NFC Market; is Its Price Right?

Sonim Technologies, the maker of rugged work phones, has introduced its first NFC-enabled handset, betting that cleaning companies, security guard firms and home-health care agencies are ready for a more durable–and higher-priced–NFC phone for workforce management.

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South Korean telco rolls out NFC iPhone case

South Korean telco KT is offering customers a case that turns their iPhone 4s into contactless payments devices....
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Crooks use 3D printers to make ATM skimmers

A Texas-based criminal gang has been using state-of-the-art 3D printers to make ATM skimming devices, according to US officials....
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Tyfone’s NFC-on-microSD technology to go into volume production

The US NFC specialist has signed a manufacturing and distribution deal with Taiwan's AboMem technology that will see the company's SideTap NFC-enabled microSD device become widely available for the first time.

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Fiserv enters EMV market, prepares for NFC

US-based financial services systems giant Fiserv has announced that it has begun providing personalisation services for EMV chip cards and will implement EMV payments processing solutions in 2012. "As the US payments industry looks for...

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KT launches iPhone NFC payments solution

The Korean mobile network operator is offering iPhone users a case that enables them to make payments at merchants and on public transportation with their mobile phone.

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Collis launches one stop NFC testing shop

The company's new Mobile Test Centre enables NFC solutions to be checked for compliance with specifications set by a wide range of industry associations and standards bodies.

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Nokia to Launch NFC Tag Applications in Taiwan

Nokia to Launch NFC Tag Applications in Taiwan

Nokia is introducing a handful of tag-based applications in Taiwan for the planned launch of new Nokia Symbian phones there.

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NCTD launches ridership program for California schools

The North County Transit District is partnering with schools in the San Diego area to provide students, faculty and staff with discounted transit passes, according to SignOnSanDiego.com.

The district issued approximately 449 discount bus-and-rail passes for the current school year at California State University San Marcos. With a 7,800-student...

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Students buy, sell, barter and trade with Yapik mobile app

Students buy, sell, barter and trade with Yapik mobile app Yapik, a new location-based mobile smart phone application designed specifically for college students to find, sell, barter and trade goods and services, is making its debut in several Florida schools.

The mobile app further offers a way for students to find and barter goods and services with the context of the campus experience. Yapik enables...

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Gophers get rewarded for riding their bike

Gophers get rewarded for riding their bike The University of Minnesota has launched a pilot reward program, leveraging RFID technology to encourage more students to ride their bike, according to the Minnesota Daily.

The campus started by installing some 20 RFID checkpoints along major bicycle corridors around campus. In order to earn points, students can register to receive an RFID tag...

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Orange to Introduce NFC Version of Galaxy S II in France

Sep 23 2011 (All day)
Orange to Introduce NFC Version of Galaxy S II in France

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE – France’s largest mobile operator, France Telecom-Orange, has announced it will introduce the NFC version of the popular Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone next month.

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