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Apple shows off Passbook mobile wallet

Apple iOS Passbook screens

Video coverage of the launch of Apple’s first mobile wallet app shows how it will enable developers to build mobile barcode-based ticketing, stored value, loyalty card and coupon apps for today’s iPhones — and hints at how these apps could migrate to NFC in the future. More


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7-Eleven tests NFC kiosks

Two 7-Eleven convenience stores in the New York area are testing standalone NFC kiosks to encourage shoppers to check in and collect offers and discount coupons when they visit... More



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Foursquare adds NFC to BB

BlackBerry NFC phone users can now check into locations via NFC, as well as share places and tips with each other and Android NFC phone users, with the addition of NFC support to the BlackBerry edition of Foursquare... More




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RIM demos NFC check-ins at MWC

BlackBerry

Visitors to the BlackBerry stand at this week’s Mobile World Congress can use their NFC phone, or an RFID card provided by RIM, to share information collected at ‘Like Stations’ on Twitter and Facebook... More







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Paris gets interactive NFC mailboxes

La Poste

French postal service La Poste has added NFC stickers to mailboxes in the central Hotel de Ville area of Paris, allowing passersby to receive information on local services and providing La Poste with the potential to generate new advertising revenues. More







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3GTV adds NFC to grocery store shelves

3GTV shelf-edge display

“We see NFC as the ideal technology for enabling new approaches to ‘check-ins’, integrating social media into the physical store, and rethinking how we reward loyalty and encourage discovery and sharing,” says the out-of-home interactive television network. More