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Intel acquires NFC modem tech in $19.2m deal

Intel acquires NFC modem tech in $19.2m deal

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In a new agreement with Inside Secure, Intel is receiving the firm’s next generation NFC modem technology.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:20AM
McDonald's adopts NFC for kid-friendly 'Happy Tables'

McDonald's adopts NFC for kid-friendly 'Happy Tables'

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McDonald’s has started introducing NFC-enabled ‘Happy Tables’ in its restaurants, which provide kids with NFC-based games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 11:00AM
CES 2014 registration opens, is free for a limited time

CES 2014 registration opens, is free for a limited time

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The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas will take place between January 7th and 10th next year, and registration has opened for the show.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 10th 2013 at 10:49AM
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC comes to UK end of January

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC comes to UK end of January

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Samsung has announced that an NFC-enabled version of the Galaxy S3 Mini will be available across all major networks in the UK from the end of January.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jan 21st 2013 at 1:14PM

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O2 hosts NFC 'accelerator' event in London

O2 hosts NFC 'accelerator' event in London

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Mobile operator O2 is to take part in an event described as the "UK's first NFC accelerator event" aimed at inspiring developers to create new and innovative uses for near-field ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 16th 2012 at 10:28PM
Google launches Google Wallet

Google launches Google Wallet

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Internet giant Google has launched a payment service called Google Wallet on the firm's Nexus S smartphone in the US.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Sep 20th 2011 at 3:39AM
Consumers clueless about NFC  'mobile wallets'

Consumers clueless about NFC 'mobile wallets'

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Retailers, phone-makers and mobile networks need to do more to convince consumers before so-called 'mobile wallet' near-field communications technology is to take off, according to a new YouGov survey.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jun 16th 2011 at 8:47AM
British railway shuns NFC for phone e-tickets

British railway shuns NFC for phone e-tickets

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Chiltern Railways has launched a mobile train ticketing application which allows even owners of low-end mobile phones to avoid printing tickets.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on May 12th 2011 at 1:22AM

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1 in 5 smartphones to have NFC by 2014

1 in 5 smartphones to have NFC by 2014

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20 per cent of smartphones, or around 300 million devices, will be equipped with near field communication (NFC) technology by 2014, according to a report by Juniper Research.
 
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Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Apr 14th 2011 at 12:02PM
Starbucks mobile payment system takes off

Starbucks mobile payment system takes off

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Coffee retail giant Starbucks announced that more than three million people had paid for their caffeine hit by using their mobile phone.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 9:25PM
Google to trial smartphone NFC payments in the US

Google to trial smartphone NFC payments in the US

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Google is preparing to test NFC smartphone payments in New York and San Francisco within the next four months, Bloomberg reports.

by Nicky Trup
on Mar 15th 2011 at 10:55AM

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Apple plans play-by-iPhone service

Apple plans play-by-iPhone service

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Apple plans to introduce a system to allow owners of iPhone and iPad devices to purchase goods with a "near-field communications chip" according to a Bloomberg report.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 26th 2011 at 6:35AM
O2 e-wallets to hit the high street

O2 e-wallets to hit the high street

NEWS Following a series of highly successful trials of its ‘electronic wallet’ technology, O2 is attempting to organise vendors, retailers and banks to overcome barriers for a commercial launch.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Sep 3rd 2008 at 11:18AM