Inside Secures purchase sets off Apple speculation
NFC chipset vendor Inside Secure has acquired Authentec’s embedded security solutions unit in a transaction valued at up to US$48 million. The move has refuelled spectulation about Apple’s NFC intentions because Apple acquired Authentec earlier this year for US$356 million.
Vodafone, Visa fill in gaps on launch schedule
Vodafone and Visa this week announced that they will launch the operator’s NFC-based mobile wallet supported by Visa’s payments system in Australia “as early as next year”, the latest detail to emerge in their global launch schedule for the new…