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The Apple Pay effect: Google Wallet use is skyrocketing

Apple Pay isn't just making payments easier for iPhone users; it's giving a boost to Google's own mobile payments service.

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Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October

The sandwich chain will roll out contactless payments at 26,000 restaurants

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Automate tedious phone tasks with Trigger

Find yourself doing the same tasks with your phone all the time? Trigger can make them happen automatically.

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Low-cost NFC tags will change how you control your Android device

Cheap plastic tags let you control your Android device through short-range radio communications. Here’s everything you need to know about how to implement a DIY solution.

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NFC-based seal tracks counterfeit booze

Two companies created an NFC-based system that can detect that high-end wine and spirits bottles have been refilled.

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5 ways to digitize your business cards

These tools get contact info where you need it -- on your phone.

NFC smartphones: The answer to retail hack attacks?

R'Pin and chip' smartcards may be next, not NFC smartphones, but liability questions remain.