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NFC news in brief • 11 Oct 2010

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: First Osaifu-Keitai smartphone • Antenna designer broadcasts Samsung success • St Petersburg metro test • NFC is key to BMW’s Connected Drive • NFC Forum’s new member • Gauthier moves to PayPal • Toro and Collis partner up • and more… More



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Facebook distributes Bling Nation payment tags to staff amid rumours of a major Silicon Valley NFC plan

The Bling Nation NFC sticker trial in Silicon Valley has expanded from its beginnings at PayPal’s headquarters to include the Stanford University campus, Palo Alto city services and Facebook’s offices — as rumours of a major NFC play by some of Silicon Valley’s leading companies begin to emerge.  More




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Tranzfinity adds NFC to Facebook

A new NFC-based service has launched in Los Angeles that automatically updates a consumer’s Facebook status with a message from the merchant every time they tap a poster in a shop or restaurant to obtain a special offer. More