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tap-and-pay

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Intel ultrabooks and phones tap to pay for online shopping with NFC

Intel and MasterCard want to use near-field communication (NFC) to pay for things by touching your phone on your Ultrabook laptop.

By November 14, 2011

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Ultrabooks to get tap-and-pay function next year

Customers can soon make payments by tapping special credit cards or smartphones against new laptops. The system will work with Google Wallet.

By November 13, 2011

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PayPal shows off mobile tap-to-pay

eBay-owned online payments company jumps into the near-field communications fray with a demonstration using Sprint's Nexus S at the MobileBeat conference.

By July 13, 2011

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Windows Phone owners can now make mobile payments, via Softcard

The new Softcard app from AT&T allows for tap-to-pay transactions -- assuming you have an NFC-enabled Windows Phone handset and meet other requirements.

By November 4, 2014

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PayPal president David Marcus: Bitcoin is good, NFC is bad

The leader of the payments business looks to the future and says Bitcoin is a good idea -- but not yet actually a currency. Tap-to-pay, meanwhile, is a dud.

By December 10, 2013

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Sprint's Samsung Galaxy Nexus sweeter with Google Wallet (hands-on)

It's true--Sprint is launching a 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. We're not sure when or for how much, but one thing is certain--it makes better use of NFC's tap-to-pay technology.

By January 10, 2012

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Kobo Touch drops price, adds ads

Google negotiates with music labels, ultrabooks could add tap-to-pay, and Kobo copies Amazon by putting ads in its cheaper Touch e-reader.

By November 14, 2011

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Kobo Touch drops price, adds ads

Google negotiates with music labels, Ultrabooks could add tap-to-pay, and Kobo copies Amazon by putting ads in its cheaper Touch e-reader.

By November 14, 2011

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Ep. 946: Where our hand is on Fire

We're going hands-on with the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet released ahead of schedule to a few lucky customers today. Also leaked from today's 404 podcast: Apple replacing original iPod Nanos, breaking up on Facebook, waging war on Infographics, and tap-to-pay apps coming to Ultrabook laptops.

By November 14, 2011