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Near Field Communication

This Credit Card With A Keypad Could Be The Future Of Plastic

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.09.2012 | Technology

Anyone who's followed pay-by-smartphone startups like Square and Venmo, or tracked Google's work on Google Wallet, knows the tech industry has its sig...

Beginnings

Omar Seyal | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business
Omar Seyal

While startups require decisiveness, perseverance, and a host of other traits to start, they don't initially require ideas. Though it doesn't fit the rhetoric of the typical Silicon Valley story, this model is not new.

New Nokia Phone Is The First Of Its Kind

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

HELSINKI, April 11 - Nokia unveiled on Wednesday its Lumia 610 NFC model, first to take the emerging near-field communication technology that drives i...

NFC: The Next Big Thing

Robert Whent | Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology
Robert Whent

Lose your phone? Call Rogers and they will not only lock it down from unauthorized use but use the phones GPS to help you find it. My credit card can't do that.

Gerry Smith

Mobile Wallets Present New Set of Security and Privacy Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology

It is billed as the future of commerce: swiping a smartphone at the checkout counter instead of a credit card. On Monday, Google made its foray in...

Google Mobile Wallet Now Available--But Only For Some

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology

Google has been opening up its wallet a lot lately, but now it is opening its Wallet with a capital W: that is, Google Wallet has officially launched....

Visa Hints At Big Announcement

AllThingsD | Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

Visa is fulfilling its promise of being "everywhere you want to be," beginning as soon as next week, when it plans to make an announcement regarding i...

Pay Your Bus Fare--With Your Cellphone

AP | By BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 06.06.2011 | Technology

SALT LAKE CITY -- A joint venture between three of the nation's four largest cell phone carriers will soon offer the United States' first commercially...

Google May Be Testing Mobile Payment Service

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Inc. (GOOG) plans to start testing a mobile-payment service at stores in New York and San Francisco within four months, letting shoppers use th...

Another Clunky Tech Term: Can We Do Better Than 'Near-Field Communication?'

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Like so many tech innovations before it, near-field communication is a game-changing concept with a gobbledygook name. For all the success the techno...

REPORT: Apple Plans Service That Lets Users Pay With iPhones

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

iPhone and iPad users may soon be leaving their credit cards at home. Using a new technology, Near-Field Communication, Apple Inc. plans to introdu...

Hotel Replaces Room Keys With Mobile Phones

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

STOCKHOLM — Visitors to a Stockholm hotel will be able to use mobile phones instead of keys to unlock the doors to their rooms. Assa Abloy AB, ...