UPDATED: Despite a strong hold of the worldwide public sector market, the UK government doesn't believe the latest BlackBerry 10 software is safe enough for secure communications. For now, the only modern day smartphone capable of government use in the UK is the iPhone.
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The Microsoft Business Division is continuing with its mobile and cross-platform focus, delivering the latest Lync unified communications bits for Windows Phone 8, iPhone and iPad this week.
An NFC-enabled iPhone would have done wonders for NFC’s adoption, but it’s not crucial, according to the vendor.
Now having to find a new way to get NFC and Kaching to work together on the iPhone 5, the Commonwealth Bank has said its new method of supporting NFC will also look at bringing the technology to Android devices.
AnandTech and The Loop's Jim Dalrymple claim that the iPhone 5 will not ship with Near Field Communications (NFC) hardware. If true this would give Android (and Windows Phone) a boost and severely hobble PassBook.
Upcoming iPhone with expected near field communications (NFC) support may drive adoption, but collaboration within ecosystem for compelling experience ultimately critical.
Encrypting voice and email communications on an iPhone is easy -- no jailbreaking required -- but securing voice communication is very expensive.
CBA's new Kaching for Android will not support "Bump" and NFC capabilities.
Apple has today filed a major patent that sees the company stamp its name on technology that allows users to pay for items using an embedded, contactless payment-enabled, near-field communications (NFC) chip.
Android and Apple iPhone devices will get a richer conferencing and unified communications experience with Avaya IP Office 8.0.
Microsoft looks to be ready to roll out its Lync unified communications client for Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Symbian and the iPad on December 12.
Canadian unified communications company, Mitel, has launched a new trademark infringement case against an Australian iPhone repair store for use of the name MyTel.
Apple has today launched the newest iteration of its iPhone, the 4S, without an integrated near-field communications (NFC) chip for payments. But don't panic; it won't stall the adoption of mobile payments.
As speculation around the upcoming iPhone 5 reaches fever pitch, rumours continue to swirl around whether the device will come enabled with a near-field communication (NFC) chip for mobile payments, and who Apple might partner with to offer payments to customers.
Online payments giant PayPal has today revealed that it plans to roll out person-to-person payments with embedded near-field communication (NFC) technology for the Australian market in the next two months.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has today revealed exclusively to ZDNet Australia its plans to offer customers a mass-market release of near-field communication (NFC) payment technology within three months.
After ANZ Bank concluded a trial of contactless, phone-based Near Field Communication (NFC) payments in April, the bank has revealed it won't be pursuing the technology in its current form.
Research In Motion's new Bold 9900 and Bold 9930 smartphones are the first BlackBerry devices to support the contactless communications tech used in travelcards
If Apple does decide to skip near-field communication (NFC) technology in the next incarnation of the iPhone, it would deny NFC the chance to go mainstream, according to PayPal director of mobile, Laura Chambers.
A contactless iPhone payment system, developed to serve as a stopgap given Apple's reported boycott of existing Near Field Communications (NFC), is being trialled by Visa and Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group.
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