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George R [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, January 6, 2011
3 years ago3,854 views

There are several reports about Google planning to enter the market for electronic payments via near field communications (NFC).

businessweek.com/technology/co ...
electronista.com/articles/11/0 ...
slashgear.com/google-nfc-payme ...
itworld.com/personal-tech/1324 ...
tech.slashdot.org/comments.pl? ...

near field communications:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near_fie ...

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

3 years ago #

From the first referenced article:

<< Google (GOOG) is considering building a payment and advertising service that would let users buy milk and bread by tapping or waving their mobile phones against a register at checkout, two people familiar with the plans say. The service may make its debut this year, say the two, who requested anonymity because the plans haven't been announced. It is based on near-field communication technology, which can beam and receive information wirelessly from 4 inches away.
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