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NFC adoption up in France

There are now 36 different mobile phones that support NFC payments on the market in France, up from 26 in February 2013, the AFSCM reports, and a total of 3.5m consumers now have a Cityzi compatible NFC phone, up from 2.5m in February... More


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Japanese library adds NFC tags

A tag in use at the Hanno City Library

A library in the city of Hannō, Japan, is using NFC tags attached to bookshelves to provide readers with access to a range of services, designed to transform it from the traditional concept of a lending library into a modern “problem solving” service for local citizens... 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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Neology adds NFC to toll transponders

Neology

RFID solutions provider Neology has added NFC to its UHF transponders, used in road toll payment applications, enabling consumers to use a phone-based mobile wallet to pay a toll or top up their account balance without leaving their vehicle... More




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New York City to pilot NFC parking meters

The New York City Department of Transportation is to pilot test PayByPhone‘s mobile payments system, which is already live in San Francisco, Miami, London and Vancouver, in an 18 block area of the Belmont Business Improvement District in the Bronx... More