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Why is interest in new smartphones falling?

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Mastercard partners with Deutsche Telekom for mobile payments in Europe

Mastercard was one of the first in the financial world to adopt mobile payments, and they were the first credit card company to embrace Google Wallet (Visa support came a few months ...
by LucianJuly 9, 2012

Orange France plans nationwide NFC SIM rollout

NFC (Near Field Communication) technology has a lot of potential. We’ve so far seen it used for automated payment systems using  mobile phones or credit cards with NFC ...
by Ankit BanerjeeJune 30, 2012

Interview: NFC co-inventor NXP Semiconductors talks NFC and Nexus 7

The new Google Nexus 7 tablet, running the freshly-announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, will be, without doubt, one of the highlights of this summer in the technology world. The ...
by Bogdan PetrovanJune 28, 20121

Google Wallet on Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE functioning once more?

Google Wallet isn’t ready yet for primetime on the HTC EVO 4G LTE. That much has been admitted by Google. But it’s not after owners of the phone had to find out the hard way. ...
by Bams SadewoJune 27, 201210

How it Works: NFC (near field communication)

In our fourth edition of the “How it Works” series, we’re going to talk about NFC, or near field communication, a technology that’s being adopted by more and more smartphone ...
by Chris SmithJune 25, 20125

1 million NFC Android handsets sold in France, but they have little use

More and more smartphones will come with support for NFC technology in the future – short for near field communication – as companies such ...
by Chris SmithJune 24, 20121

HTC EVO 4G LTE Google Wallet woes confirmed by Google, software fix coming soon

Sprint’s recently launched HTC EVO 4G LTE appears to have a Google Wallet problem, and, while some people may have pointed the finger at the ...
by Chris SmithJune 22, 20123

Researcher develops Android app that can steal credit card information via NFC

Images_of_Money/Flickr German security researcher Thomas Skora has developed an app that can read the details off a contactless credit / bank card using an NFC-enabled (near ...
by Gary SimsJune 22, 20126

Samsung TecTiles NFC stickers announced: app shortcuts for Galaxy S3 & other phones

The Galaxy S3 is only the latest of a (limited) series of Samsung phones that come with near field communication, or NFC, support. The wireless ...
by Chris SmithJune 13, 20125

Google working on Wallet 2.0, Sprint moves on with their own payment system

Admit it, we all feel slightly annoyed when the person in front of us at the checkout line pulls out cash from their wallet. We are living in a day and age when paying with ...
by Ankit BanerjeeJune 12, 20122
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