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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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Apple caught in feud between merchants, credit cards

Apple Pay or merchants' CurrentC? Consumers will have to decide which mobile payments system works better for them.

By October 27, 2014

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Apple takes NFC mainstream on iPhone 6; Apple Watch with Apple Pay

Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch using its new mobile payment service Apple Pay.

By September 9, 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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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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Google Wallet now offers debit card

While NFC adoption has yet to set the mobile world on fire, Google moves to broaden access to Google Wallet with a debit card tied to your account.

By November 20, 2013

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NFC mobile payments disappoint while money transfers boom

Research firm Gartner publishes a report indicating that poor NFC adoption has curtailed mobile-payment growth worldwide. But on the bright side, mobile money transfer is booming and will continue to grow through 2017.

By June 4, 2013