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Marie Claire runs UK's first mobile NFC campaign in magazine

Nuffield Health has joined with Marie Claire to run a print ad embedded with a near-field communications (NFC) tag, giving readers access to additional content on their smartphones. It is the first time that a UK magazine has used the technology.

08/11/2012  |  Full story...

iPhone 5 revealed: 4G, longer screen and a £529 price tag

Apple has unveiled its latest iPhone, offering 4G connectivity, a longer screen and improved hardware and software, all for £529. Apple said the handset would work on Everything Everywhere's (EE) 4G LTE network in the UK. The handset will ship on 21 September and is powered by new A6 processor that is twice as fast at graphics and processing, while RAM memory will double to 1GB. However, it does not feature a NFC (near field communication) chip to allow it to make touchless payments. In addition, the handset does not offer wireless charging like Nokia's Lumia 920.

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13/09/2012  |  Full story...

Mastercard inks mobile wallet deal with Everything Everywhere

Everything Everywhere, which operates the T-Mobile and Orange brands in the UK, has signed an five-year partnership deal with MasterCard to develop and provide mobile payments services. The deal will see a co-branded service that lets users top up their account, then make payments by swiping their phone on a reader in a store.

30/08/2012  |  Full story...

Mobiles to replace credit cards? O2 Wallet goes live in UK

Mobile operator O2 has launched its much-anticipated digital wallet letting users send money using their mobile phone. The O2 Wallet is a free app to download on iPads and the majority of smartphones allowing consumers to transfer cash via their mobile, compare prices, track their spending and shop.

27/04/2012  |  Full story...

Google gets serious about mobile payments: Merges Checkout into Google Wallet

Google is to merge its Checkout retail payment platform with Google Wallet ahead of the Christmas shopping season. The internet giant will integrate the systems under the Google Wallet banner, and will push the payment system through its other retail operations. Ben Lee, Google Wallet product manager, reassured merchants using the Checkout platform that they will not need to take any action at their end as the services are integrated.


21/11/2011  |  Full story...

The mobile wallet: an end to flashing your cash?

Will the mobile wallet sound the death knell of cash? The latest research by YouGov shows almost one quarter (23%) of people are interested in using their mobile phone instead of cash to pay for purchases. YouGov analysts expect take up of this so-called “wave and pay” technology to be rapid. This prediction is based on the findings that 10% are likely to use the service in the future. And while 5% agree that they will get the technology as soon as it's available, the vast majority - almost a half (48%) – won't be rushing to swap their real wallet for their mobile wallet.


20/06/2011  |  Full story...

Top UK networks unite for ‘mobile wallet’ service

Vodafone UK, Telefónica UK (the owners of O2) and Everything Everywhere (the joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile), are working on a mobile commerce joint venture, in a bid to improve mobile payments in the UK. The project will aim to produce a single ecosystem for m-commerce helping advertisers, retailers and banks to reach consumers through their mobile phones.


17/06/2011  |  Full story...

NFC Mobile Payments: ‘Contactless’ transactions ‘to reach $50bn by 2014’

A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that global NFC mobile contactless payment transactions will reach nearly $50 billion worldwide by 2014. Following on from the Orange Mobile Payments service launch in the UK, 2011 and 2012 are expected to be banner years for NFC service rollouts. In researching the new report, Juniper concluded that prospects for NFC have improved markedly in the last half year.


10/06/2011  |  Full story...

Google set to launch Android ‘mobile wallet’

Google is today expected to unveil to a new “digital wallet” feature in the US, letting consumers pay for items using their smartphone rather than credit cards. The feature will be powered by near-field communications technology, which allows devices to transmit data from about four inches apart. The service will be available on US mobile network Sprint, according to a Bloomberg report.


26/05/2011  |  Full story...

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