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Octopus pilots Sony FeliCa NFC payments in Hong Kong

Octopus mobile payments can be made in retail stores

Hong Kong contactless transportation ticketing and stored value payments provider Octopus is conducting a mobile payments pilot in conjunction with mobile network operator PCCW-HKT, using Octopus Mobile SIMs — NFC-enabled SIM cards compatible with Sony FeliCa contactless card technology... More


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Famoco begins shipping B2B NFC device

Famoco FX 100

Technology startup Famoco has begun shipping the FX 100, a US$200 Android device that runs a custom version of Android 4.0, enabling settings to be locked by system administrators so that it can only be used for pre-authorized functions. More



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Orange launches NFC Service Center

Orange

Orange Business Services has launched the NFC Service Center, a dual TSM solution designed to enable banks and service providers to deploy a wide range of NFC services to customers of all the French mobile network operators... More


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Google tests Yubikey NFC tokens

Google is testing a version of Yubico’s Yubikey Neo NFC token with employees and “hopes to offer it to consumers next year as a more secure way of logging into Gmail and other Google accounts, The Wall Street Journal reports... More


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Monet+ adds Windows logins via NFC

Telefonica and Monet+

Czech smart card specialist Monet+ and mobile network operator Telefónica have teamed up to create ProID+ Mobile, a solution that enables Android phone users to log in to a computer running Windows using credentials stored on the SIM in their NFC phone... More









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China Mobile and China UnionPay launch NFC payments service

BEIJING: People find out more about the new payments network. Pic: Xinhua/Li Xin

China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network operator, and Chinese bank card association China UnionPay have announced that their NFC payments service is now live in more than fourteen Chinese cities, including Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou — and eight banks have signed up to make use of the partners’ platform... More



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Asus launches NFC Express reader

Asus NFC Express

Asus has launched NFC Express, an external accessory for PCs that makes it easy to pair desktop computers and Android NFC phones and tablets so users can share data between devices and use their mobile phone as a remote control for their PC... More






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