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Social Mobile Payments: Americas, November 6 – 8 – Miami, FL

08/01/2012, Social Mobile Payments: Americas, November 6 – 8 in Miami, Florida is the place to explore and discover the tremendous potential that lies in the convergence of social media, mobile connectivity and payments technology. Ubergizmo.com readers,...

iPhone gains NFC capabilities in Taiwan

12/09/2011, One of the “drawbacks” to the iPhone is its lack of NFC capabilities, although given the somewhat sluggish adoption of NFC and mobile payment services, we guess it’s not really a feature that most iPhone users will lament about. The good news (?) is...

Google confirms no Google Wallet for Galaxy Nexus

12/06/2011, It seems that there have been earlier rumors that suggested that Verizon will not be including the Google Wallet feature on the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. At that time it was merely a rumor, albeit one that made a lot of sense, but for those hoping against...

Apple to update iOS to support NFC in 2012?

11/22/2011, We know that an iPhone with NFC is an old rumor, but it seems that it has managed to be revived again with a new report by Digitimes. The report is claiming that according to smartphone manufacturers, Apple has plans to add support to iOS come 2012 and...

SIM based NFC gains support from major carriers around the world

11/17/2011, Countries like Japan have long been using NFC to help them in their daily lives, and not too long ago carriers in South Korea have announced that they will be offering SIM cards with NFC technology embedded into them. Now it looks like that standard will...

Samsung introduces the Secu-NFC chip with advanced encryption

11/15/2011, For those who might be worried about the security and safety of conducting NFC transactions, Samsung may be able to alleviate those fears with the introduction of a new NFC chip that is said to have raised the security level for users who conduct payment...

Card.io now available on Android

09/23/2011, When it comes to making purchases on our smartphones, sometimes keying in the credit card details can be quite cumbersome due to the nature of on-screen keyboards, which can cause you to backspace multiple times. Apart from mobile payment solutions such...

Google Wallet services with RadioShack starting 1st September?

08/23/2011, A while back there was a lot of fuss and hype surrounding NFC technology. Granted that there is still some talk about NFC these days, but probably not on the same level a few months back when carriers were in talk with Isis and when Sprint and Google...

VeriFone PAYware brings mobile payment to the tablet

06/30/2011, Soon, big bulky cash registers might be a thing of the past. VeriFone has just revealed a new tablet-based checkout device called the VeriFone PAYware Mobile Enterprise for Tablets – a software and hardware combination that will turn tablets such as the...

Google to unveil mobile payments system soon

05/24/2011, Google is preparing to drop a bombshell of a news – we’re looking at a new mobile payments service that will be happening later this week. The service is touted to be made available via US carrier Sprint, and Bloomberg has this to say about...

Square payment system sees iPads as cash registers

05/23/2011, Square, the mobile payment company that was co-founded by the creator of Twitter, recently paraded their technology that could very well see cash registers being rendered as obsolete in the future – helping save the environment as well since there...

No NFC for next iPhone?

05/16/2011, Apple will apparently not support Near Field Communications (NFC) mobile payments on its next version of the iPhone, at least according to a research note from AllianceBernstein, a Wall Street investment bank. This rumor counters adds weight to another...

Starbucks Mobile Payment debuts nationally

01/19/2011, The next time you want to head down to your local Starbucks, there ought to be a new method of payment that might just stoke you. We’re talking about the launch of mobile payment in all US company-operated stores, where you can pay for in-store...