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Visa and MasterCard are pushing mobile payments using HCE. In Europe it is a natural step from the existing contactless payments systems but in the US it is a big jump from the traditional swipe and sign system currently in use. Here is run down of some of the things you should know about Android, NFC and Host Card Emulation.

Qualcomm MWC 2013 -  7

Qualcomm has cancelled the Snapdragon 802 which it announced at the beginning of the year. The Snapdragon 802 was announced back in January as Qualcomm’s first fully integrated SoC designed for Ultra HD smart TVs. However now due to lack of demand for the chip the company has decided to not “commercialize” it.