NFC gets more and improved functionality in coming years
The functionality of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology will be greatly expanded in the coming years. This is evident from the roadmap recently released by standards organization NFC Forum.
According to the NFC Forum, which includes tech companies such as Apple, Google, Huawei, NXP, Qualc... Read more
Tesla’s updated Key Card access helps thieves steal your car
Using the NFC to unlock the car makes it easy for the driver, but gives thieves a chance to create their own key.
Last year, Tesla issued an update that made its vehicles easier to start after being unlocked with their NFC key cards. Now, Ars Technica reports that a researcher has shown how the ... Read more
PayPal Tap to Pay turns smartphones into payment terminals
PayPal Tap to Pay is now available in the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Android app allows smartphones to accept card payments.
Tap to Pay uses the NFC chips of Android smartphones and tablets to support card payments. Think of credit cards, debit cards, and digital wallets lik... Read more