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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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Apple taps $100B cash pile to pay dividend, buy back stock

The maker of iPads, iPhones, and Macs will begin paying a regular dividend and will buy back stock. It plans to spend $45 billion in the first three years of its new programs.

By March 19, 2012

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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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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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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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No cash? Festivalgoers can pay with their phones

Keys, wallet and cell phone. Most people don't leave home without them. But what if you could ditch your wallet? PayPal, Google, and other tech companies are working to turn your smartphone into a mobile wallet, where you can pay with just a tap or swipe. CNET's Kara Tsuboi headed out to San Francisco's Outside Lands music festival to see if mobile wallets were really more convenient.

By August 26, 2014

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Blaze Mobile awarded patent for NFC sticker

The company's near-field communications sticker for handsets has been used by companies to test out tap-and-pay services.

By July 15, 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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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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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