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    Apple, NXP work on NFC-enabled iPhone Edit Post

    Apple is working with Dutch firm NXP, the world’s leading NFC chipset vendor, to include the short-range wireless technology in the next iPhone, according to The Financial Times. An NFC-based iPhone would enable users to tap and pay for goods in shops as well as buy tickets on public transport, among other applications. Whether an NFC-based smartphone ...

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    India’s Idea turns its thoughts to payments Edit Post

    Another contender joined the array of operators in India pursuing the mobile money market – Idea Cellular. According to Economic Times, the Indian operator launched a mobile wallet which enables users to top up their prepaid mobile account, recharge their digital TV balance, pay utility bills and send money to friends, with more to follow. The service, ...
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    Mobile payments giant Alipay opens up to merchants Edit Post

    China’s Alipay Wallet is offering merchants and developers access to programming tools that will enable them to create online storefronts within the app – a move designed to attract more mobile commerce users. According to parent Alibaba, the payments firm has been looking for merchants for its wallet app since June and has now attracted more ...