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Google in talks with carriers to take Google Wallet global

Google Wallet

The search giant is in discussion with mobile network operators around the world, NFC World has learned, with the aim of making its NFC mobile wallet available both internationally and on a wide array of handsets. US carrier partner Sprint is set to be the first, with up to ten additional handsets due to get Google Wallet this year. More





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Vodafone to roll out mobile payments with Visa

Vodafone and Visa

The telecoms giant, which has 400m customers in more than thirty countries, is working with Visa to introduce a global Vodafone Mobile Wallet. Subscribers in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey and the UK will be the first to get the new service, beginning this financial year. More





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Isis details NFC wallet plans

Isis

“The Isis mobile wallet, set for release in two US cities this summer, will feature a prepaid card with cash already loaded and a capability to ‘follow’ participating merchants to receive coupons and other offers,” reports Digital Transactions, which attended an event held by Isis last week in Austin, Texas... More


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NXP joins Japan’s move to NFC

NXP

The chip maker has followed Samsung in announcing it will work with FeliCa Networks to develop solutions that allow phones to work with both NFC and Japan’s existing Osaifu-Keitai mobile wallet service. More






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Forum publishes m-wallet paper

Mobile financial services association Mobey Forum has published Control Points In Mobile Wallets (PDF), the second in a series of white papers exploring issues around the deployment of mobile wallet solutions... More