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Jul 28, 2014 - 05:15 PM EDT — AAPL: 99.02 (+1.349, +1.38%) | NASDAQ: 4444.909 (-4.655, -0.1%)

Tag: Near Field Communications

  1. Will Apple’s iPhone 6 have this bold feature?

    Apple isn’t about ticking the checkboxes…

  2. Apple patent reveals new iPhone antenna that adds NFC

    An Apple patent surfacing today reveals a new antenna structure that will combine NFC…

  3. NFC? Apple will not do payments; Apple will do authentication

    Funny to see the Apple NFC rumours re-surface again this week…

  4. Apple’s next-gen iPhone likely to include NFC payment functionality, source says

    Apple is likely to incorporate a Near Field Communication (NFC) payment function…

  5. Not For Commerce: As Apple declines support, more retailers drop NFC

    Apple’s refusal to support NFC on the iPhone…

  6. Apple leads, the rest follow: Google dumps NFC requirement in Google Wallet app

    Today, Google announced it’s rolling out a new version of the Google Wallet…

  7. Apple granted 30 patents covering wearable media players, multi-touch gesturing, simplified data transfers and more

    The USPTO officially published a series of 30 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today…

  8. Apple’s billion dollar mobile payment magic trick

    Why would Apple reportedly be putting a fingerprint reader in its next iPhone…

  9. Apple’s next-gen ‘iPhone 5S’ to feature fingerprint sensor, NFC-based ‘iWallet,’ sources say

    A new report out of China claims that Apple has contracted…

  10. AuthenTec’s sale of encryption unit hints Apple’s interest lies in NFC and fingerprint readers

    NFC and contactless chip provider Inside Secure is to acquire the embedded security systems…

  11. Apple inks deal with fingerprint security startup Microlatch

    Despite leaving out near-field communications (NFC) technology…

  12. Why omitting NFC in iPhone 5 should work out just fine for Apple

    When Apple revealed its new Passbook mobile payment system as part of the iOS 6 preview…

  13. Apple chooses non-NFC ‘N42′ version for iPhone 5, sources say

    Apple will be announcing a single next-generation iPhone model codenamed “N42″ on September 12th…

  14. Apple’s Passbook strategy eschews NFC hardware to power iOS 6 retail apps

    Apple’s new Passbook feature in iOS 6 isn’t just a coupon app; it’s a framework…

  15. Apple steps closer toward integrated mobile payment market

    Apple will pay $8 a share to purchase AuthenTec for $356 million…

  16. How NFC could fit into Apple’s iPhone 5

    Earlier this week, a new feature shown in images of a purported iPhone 5…

  17. Apple could kill off Visa, MasterCard

    I’m starting to get the sense that these card companies, many of which have introduced…

  18. Analyst: Samsung, Google may try to steal AuthenTec from Apple

    Shares of biometric sensor technology maker Authentec…

  19. Apple’s $356 million AuthenTec buy a possible prelude to mobile e-payments

    Apple bought AuthenTec Inc., a maker of fingerprint sensors and security solutions…

  20. Apple patent application details iOS devices that control everything in your home via NFC

    On July 26, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published yet another…

  21. Apple to buy AuthenTec for $356 million

    Apple Inc. has agreed to buy AuthenTec Inc (AUTH.O) for $8.00 per share…

  22. Researcher takes complete control of Android and Nokia phones by merely waving another device near them

    Allows an artful hacker pickpocket Android or Nokia settlers’ private information right through their clothes…

  23. Mobile e-payments via NFC not ready for prime time until Apple says it is

    The technology that some have heralded as the driver of the cashless revolution…

  24. Airline exec expects Apple to incorporate NFC into next-gen iPhone, Passbook app

    Jim Peters, CTO at SITA, told delegates at this year’s Air Transport IT Summit…

  25. Don’t overlook Apple’s new Passbook or you might miss the future of payments

    Passbook acts as a digital wallet for your gift cards, event tickets, airplane boarding passes, etc…

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