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Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October

The sandwich chain will roll out contactless payments at 26,000 restaurants

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Apple locks NFC chip to Apple Pay while PayPal fires shot at security

Third parties won’t have access to the new iPhone models’ NFC capabilities, perhaps due to security reasons.

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Comic: Pizza phone payments

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Pizza phone payments.

on macworld.com

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Low-cost NFC tags will change how you control your Android device

Cheap plastic tags let you control your Android device through short-range radio communications. Here’s everything you need to know about how to implement a DIY solution.

on greenbot.com

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Dimple adds four physical buttons to your Android phone with a sticker

The upcoming IndieGoGo campaign launches on May 6.

on greenbot.com

NFC smartphones: The answer to retail hack attacks?

R'Pin and chip' smartcards may be next, not NFC smartphones, but liability questions remain.

Bluetooth, NFC groups partner to promote interoperability

Short-distance wireless groups supporting NFC and Bluetooth have agreed to jointly create greater interoperability between the complementary technologies.

on pcworld.com

Android KitKat may make it easier to ditch your wallet

Who needs physical cards when you can just tap your phone?

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Jamba Juice introduces Mobile Wallet support with a freebie

Up to one million free Jamba Juice smoothies will go to Isis mobile wallet smartphone users later this year, when Isis takes its NFC-ready technology to the national stage.

Google Wallet redesign works more like Apple Passbook

The new Google Wallet app, like Apple's Passbook, contains loyalty cards for brick-and-mortar stores.