Samsung TecTiles could usher in real demand for NFC

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Samsung's new tech proves that NFC does not mean mobile payments.

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Prepaid Card returns to Google Wallet along with $5 credit

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Google apologizes for the problems that plagued Prepaid Cards and wants to make it right. Here's $5 for the trouble!

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Google Wallet partners with Pinkberry, offers limited time discount

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Google Wallet today announced that they have added a new SingleTap partner, Pinkberry, and is celebrating with a limited-time offer.  Starting today, Google Wallet is accepted in 69 Pinkberry locations across the country, including in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and ...

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Google Wallet to Launch Today, September 19th? (Rumor)

Roughly four months after it made its on-stage debut, Google Wallet is readying for its real-world arrival. According to information obtained by TechCrunch, various partners have been receiving notices advising that the near-field communication (NFC) technology/service will be ready to roll ...

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NFC-Ready HTC ‘Stunning’ Gets Lost in Translation

Rumors for HTC’s first near field communications-ready handset began swirling last week with findings of a few Trademark applications with NFC ties.  Shortly after that, whispers of a phone known as the HTC Stunning were tossed into the mix.  With only one known specification, a 4-inch ...

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HTC Stunning to Head to China as Company’s First NFC-enabled Android Handset

The first HTC handset to feature built-in NFC support is expected to land on Chinese soil sometime over the next few months.  The smart phone will be called the HTC Stunning and it will feature support for China’s national bankcard association, UnionPay.  Aside from offering an NFC chip, ...

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HTC Files Trademark for ‘CloseConnect’, Possible NFC Implications

HTC recently filed for a trademark on the terms ‘CloseConnect’ and ‘HTC CloseConnect’, leading many (including us) to believe this might be their branded take on near field communications (NFC).  As some of you might already know, HTC has yet to offer a smart phone with ...

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Google Installing Thousands of Special Cash- Register Systems for NFC Test

Google is expected to begin testing the NFC payment option within the next four months, using phones such as the Nexus S.

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