New EU law to force Apple to open up its NFC chip?

EU spokesperson Andreas Schwab speaking in front of EU stars logo

Negotiators from the European Parliament and the European Council have provisionally agreed the text of a Digital Market Act (DMA) that will obligate “gatekeeper” technology companies such as Apple and Google to “allow app developers fair access to the supplementary functionalities of smartphones (eg NFC chip)”... More








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Paris to add support for NFC transit ticketing on Apple devices ‘by 2024’

Paris Navigo NFC transit ticketing on Apple device tapping reader

Apple users travelling on public transport services in the greater Paris region will be able to store a digital version of their Navigo transit card on their iPhone or Apple Watch, as well as purchase tickets and passes and validate them using their Apple device, “by 2024”, according to a tweet posted by the Île-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) transit authority... More