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PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

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PayPal is hosting a media event next week where it will unveil the next batch of mega-retailers that will be adopting the company’s traditional online payment network at the register. In an invitation sent to All Things D, the company says: “Meet PayPal’s new president, David Marcus; be the first...
PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

Sifting the facts from the fiction about contactless cards

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Can someone else scan your contactless card through your pocket ... we ask the experts what's true and what's notThe reports of contactless charging errors on buses and in stores will have left some people nervous - and have prompted a flurry of theories about what's wrong with the technology...
Sifting the facts from the fiction about contactless cards

Isis’ campaign to win over consumers starts at SXSW

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Isis, the mobile payment joint venture of Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, is finally getting a public viewing at South by Southwest, with consumers able to see the near-field communication wallet in action. The demonstration at Isis’ lounge and booth sets the stage for Isis’ rollout this summer in Austin, Texas,...
Isis’ campaign to win over consumers starts at SXSW

T-Mobile partners with MLB, unlimited 4G data plan, more

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T-Mobile has partnered with MLB in a multi-million dollar deal. T-Mobile will provide MLB with an on-field communication system powered by its 4G network. Among other uses, the first use will be to allow managers to communicate with coaches in dugouts.......
T-Mobile partners with MLB, unlimited 4G data plan, more

Android phones hijacked via radio

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A skilled hacker shows how to hijack smartphones via a short-range radio technology known as Near Field Communication....
Android phones hijacked via radio

ISIS consortium delays launch of NFC-based mobile payments in Salt Lake City and Austin

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ISIS, a consortium of three wireless carriers, said Thursday that it will not launch its Near-Field Communication-based mobile payment service in Salt Lake City or Austin, Texas by the end of the summer as planned....
ISIS consortium delays launch of NFC-based mobile payments in Salt Lake City and Austin
Heads-up, marketers: NFC will do more for you than QR codes

Rumor: NFC chip spotted in photos of purported next-gen iPhone front assembly

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New images thought to be of the front assembly for Apple's next-generation iPhone show a component never seen before in the company's handsets, prompting some to speculate the mystery part is a near field communication device....
Rumor: NFC chip spotted in photos of purported next-gen iPhone front assembly

Qualcomm announces smaller, battery efficient NFC chip perfect for the next iPhone

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Passbook may be enough for Schiller, but is it enough to fend off Google Wallet? Chip-maker Qualcomm has announced its latest Near Field Communication (NFC) chip this evening that is being boasted as ultra-low power, with a footprint 50 percent smaller than other chips, and significant cost savings. NFC technology has been...
Qualcomm announces smaller, battery efficient NFC chip perfect for the next iPhone

Parrot Zik by Starck review: Is $400 worth it for the fanciest, techiest headphones around?

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You do know that Parrot makes more than just the AR.Drone, right? It was at CES earlier this year that we first caught a glimpse of -- and subsequently began geeking out about -- the Parrot Zik by Starck. For those unfamiliar, these headphones are jam-packed with enough technologies...
Parrot Zik by Starck review: Is $400 worth it for the fanciest, techiest headphones around?

The Latest iPhone 5 Leak Shows You May Soon Be Making Credit Card Payments With Your Phone (AAPL)

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At first glance, the latest part leak for Apple's next iPhone doesn't appear to show much more than what we've already seen several times over the last few months. But some closer inspection by the Japanese blog Macotakara shows that the device may include a special chip that will let...
The Latest iPhone 5 Leak Shows You May Soon Be Making Credit Card Payments With Your Phone (AAPL)

Apple's 500 Million iTunes Store Accounts Offer Significant Potential for Growth in Services

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Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty released an extensive new report today offering a look at how Apple's base of 500 million iTunes/App Store customers fits in with other services and how Apple can leverage that user base to drive future sales and revenue growth. Huberty notes that Apple's account base...
Apple's 500 Million iTunes Store Accounts Offer Significant Potential for Growth in Services

Visa Blesses RIM's Mobile Payment Platform

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When Research In Motion’s new BlackBerry 10 operating system launches at the end of this month, it will do so with its own mobile payment system. RIM said this week that Visa has approved its Secure Element Manager (SEM), a soup-to-nuts system that enables wireless payments on any mobile device...
Visa Blesses RIM's Mobile Payment Platform
As Isis launch nears, NFC mobile payments still feel like a pipe dream

Best Buy, Target, 7-11 and others form Merchant Customer Exchange, mobile wallet solution

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A group of  leading U.S. retailers announced today they have formed Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a company dedicated to mobile-commerce with a mobile wallet app already under development. MCX is currently composed of merchants like 7-Eleven, Best Buy, CVS/pharmacy, Darden Restaurants (Olive Garden, Red Lobster), Lowe’s, Target, Wal-Mart and...
Best Buy, Target, 7-11 and others form Merchant Customer Exchange, mobile wallet solution

Is NFC Finally Becoming Mobile's Next Big Thing?

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It was hard to avoid the message at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The GSMA, the organizing body, was keen for everyone to believe that Near Field Communication might finally be about to have its day. NFC has been a decade in the making, and has always been...
Is NFC Finally Becoming Mobile's Next Big Thing?
Researchers create on/off switch for credit cards to prevent RFID theft

iPhone 5′s NFC snub will keep technology out of mainstream

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As with most of the rumors about the iPhone 5, Apple’s decision to forgo near field communication (NFC) for its latest smartphone proved true as well. It’s not surprising though it deals a setback to the short-range wireless technology, which is still waiting for its breakout moment. Apple had plenty of...
iPhone 5′s NFC snub will keep technology out of mainstream
Sony unveils a new Xperia Z smartphone with emphasis on visuals

NFC on the new iPhone? 'Yep'

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Yesterday we got a look at some new iPhone parts which some speculated to have an NFC reader chip on them. NFC has been a hot item of late on iPhone rumors especially with Apple’s recent purchase of AuthenTec and the growing mobile wallet battle with Google. We first found NFC...
NFC on the new iPhone? 'Yep'
Visa approves RIM's Secure Element Manager solution for NFC mobile payments
UK Post Office to start rolling out NFC contactless payment system from June 6th

DASH7: Bringing Sensor Networking to Smartphones

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You think your smartphone is cool now? Wait till it gets RFID chips, then it'll truly be 'smart.' That's the promise of two emerging RFID-based mobile technologies called NFC and DASH7. We've already looked at NFC (Near Field Communication), which holds great promise as an enabler of mobile payments. Today...
DASH7: Bringing Sensor Networking to Smartphones

ICS-powered Sony Xperia TL to land on AT&T Nov. 2 for $99

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9to5Google played with Sony’s official James Bond smartphone, the Xperia TL, last month at a media event in New York City, but now the rest of the world can experience the 007 action starting Nov. 2. Sony just announced the ICS-powered smartphone would land on AT&T for $99.99 with...
ICS-powered Sony Xperia TL to land on AT&T Nov. 2 for $99
LG lets you control your TV with a single finger gesture

Isis: Digital wallet from mobile giants adds big banks to the fold

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Almost lost amid the flood of new devices announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona overnight was a notable sign of progress toward the tech industry’s longtime aspiration of replacing old-fashioned wallets with digital ones. Isis, a joint venture of AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, says it has reached...
Isis: Digital wallet from mobile giants adds big banks to the fold
Futuristic startup super charges your possessions into digital life

Your Verizon Galaxy Nexus just lost its Nexus

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The Verizon Galaxy Nexus LTE handset is reportedly no longer a Google-supported developer phone, which could have software update implications. Droid-Life has some screen shots indicating that the CDMA Galaxy Nexus — and as well as Sprint’s Nexus S — no longer appear on Google’s page showing how to get...
Your Verizon Galaxy Nexus just lost its Nexus

Sony Brings NXT Smartphone Series to U.S.

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Following the June release of the Sony Xperia Ion, the electronics giant has brought three smartphones in its NXT series — the Xperia S, Xperia P and Xperia U — to market in the U.S. Sony Xperia S All three phones are “unlocked” — meaning, they’re available without carrier contract...
Sony Brings NXT Smartphone Series to U.S.

Google shreds plans for physical Google Wallet credit card

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Earlier this week Google confirmed that its head of Google Wallet will leave later this year, and today AllThingsD reports that the company is scrapping its plans for a physical credit card that would accompany its mobile payment service. Google CEO Larry Page reportedly canned the physical card just last...
Google shreds plans for physical Google Wallet credit card
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