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Black Hat hackers show off Android vulnerabilities in NFC and Google Play Store

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Google, like all tech companies, is in a constant battle with hackers to expose and close security holes in products like Android. At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, hackers demonstrated multiple ways i…

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Barclaycard PayTag intros NFC payments using stickers instead of internal hardware (UK only)

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Barclays has introduced its own contactless mobile payment solution. But while most of the NFC products we’ve seen have relied on internal hardware that requires users purchase new phones, Barclays P…

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Google Wallet counts NJ Transit as its first transportation partner

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The New Jersey Transit Corporation has announced that it will begin accepting Google Wallet for payments at select locations. Rather than have mass transit riders rely strictly on cash and credit cards, NJ Tr…

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U.S. shoppers geek out over Google Wallet…will Brits do the same? [Video]

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I’ve read a lot about Google Wallet today. Earlier this morning, I saw a report from a research company, reprinted by The Telegraph, that claims most consumers in the UK are fearful of near field communic…

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HTC, Samsung, and Motorola join ISIS, an NFC rival to Google Wallet

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Google Wallet is Google’s shot at introducing near field communications to the world. It’s currently available only in the Nexus S, only on Sprint, and only with a Mastercard. Even with VisaR…

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