IBM scientists have developed a new mobile authentication security technology based on the radio standard known as near-field communication (NFC). The technology provides an extra layer of security when using an NFC-enabled device and a contact-less smart card to conduct mobile transactions.
At IFA today, Hewlett Packard did a couple of interesting things that caught our eye.
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The number of NFC phones shipped will increase 156% in 2013 to a total of 400m devices globally, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. This means that one third of the smartphones sold globally this year will support NFC, the analysts say.Global NFC Smartphone Sale Forecast ...
Accelerometers, vision-based gesture recognition, gyroscopes and NFC are predicted to be the feature set big winners in smartphones in 2013.
Google is planning to revamp its Google Wallet digital payments platform at Google I/O. However, it seems plans for a physical credit card have been shelved, at least for the time being.
After months of delays and disruptions in the market that made analysts wonder if it would ever materialize, Isis has finally launched.
At least one player in the NFC world doesn't see the iPhone 5's lack of support as a huge deal.
The introduction of Isis's sweeping mobile payment platform continues to move at a crawl.
Adding credit cards to Google Wallet is becoming even easier for users with any kind of credit or debit card.
Near-Field Communication (NFC) could become a lot more widespread, with the development of an all-in-one device costing just a penny.
Google has released the biggest update yet to its mobile payment platform.
A newly uncovered Apple patent shows that the iPhone 5 is likely to have NFC functionality.
Paypal is increasing its budget for security measures.
Samsung's hoping to give near field communication (NFC) a whole new set of applications by offering what it calls TecTiles alongside the Galaxy S III.
Sprint is apparently working on its own mobile payment platform.
It's time for mobile payments to fully get underway.
American Express has just made good on its promise to support the mobile payment platform Isis.
Mastercard is hoping to define what it means to be a payment solutions provider in the 21st century.
The days of waiting for your check are over.