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ANZ banks on major tech investment

The bank has rolled out a swathe of technology initiatives, including in-branch video conferencing and a NFC contactless payment trial on Android phones, to improve customer experience.

October 3, 2012 by

Apple scores major NFC wallet patent

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.

March 6, 2012 by

SD cards to get integrated NFC

SD card manufacturers are working with the smartcard industry body GlobalPlatform to help turn phones and other gadgets into secure digital wallets.The SD Association, which represents hundreds of companies ranging from Kingston Digital to Apple, said on Wednesday that it was collaborating with GlobalPlatform to add support for near-field communication (NFC) contactless authentication technology to Secure Digital (SD) standards.

November 10, 2011 by

Contactless trial fails: ANZ

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.

June 27, 2011 by

Google teams up with MasterCard, Citigroup for NFC

Google is teaming up with Citigroup and MasterCard in order to deliver near-field communication payment options to owners of Android handsets, according to reports.The contactless near-field communication (NFC) technology would allow users to make payments for small items in shops simply by waving their handset in front of a small reader device at the checkout.

March 28, 2011 by

Major mobile operators close in on NFC

The companies behind T-Mobile, Vodafone, Orange and O2 have pledged that, by 2012, they will introduce services for near-field communications, the technology that powers contactless payments

February 21, 2011 by

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