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More signs point to mobile payments for iPhone 6 -- and for an iWatch

The rumors keep mounting that Apple will use its Tuesday event to announce the use of near-field communications tech for mobile payments. The latest claims come via a banking news site.

By September 8, 2014

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Apple, chipmaker work to add NFC pay tech to iPhone 6 -- report

Dutch chipmaker NXP will provide the chips required to support the short-range wireless tech known near-field communications, according to the Financial Times.

By August 29, 2014

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The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.

By August 18, 2014

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Apple's iPhone 6 could be NFC capable, report says

The anticipated iPhone 6 may sport some new connectivity features, including NFC and a newer form of Wi-Fi.

By July 28, 2014

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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Boost Mobile adds waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon

As the summer gets underway, the no-contract carrier rounds out its lineup with this water-resistant and drop-proof Android phone.

By June 9, 2014

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iOS 8 will let you scan credit cards via the camera

That's a handy option, but Apple also needs to show more progress in the overarching area of mobile payments.

By June 6, 2014

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LED fingernail stickers detect Android smartphones

Want your hands to sparkle in a darkened club? Perhaps you're a really glamorous cell phone thief? Lumi Deco Nails include tiny LED antennas that light up when NFC signals are nearby.

By April 10, 2014

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Google exec reiterates commitment to mobile payments

Google Payments chief Ariel Bardin tells attendees at a payment conference that Google's efforts in mobile payments go beyond its initial Google Wallet implementation. And he said Google is in the mobile payments market for the long-haul.

By April 9, 2014

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LG to begin G2 Mini smartphone sales in April

The Korean company will sell the mid-tier Android phone first in Russia and nearby countries starting next month, then spread to other parts of the world.

By March 27, 2014