Apple Shuns Mobile Payments With iPhone 5

Posted Friday, September 14, 2012 in Online, Mobile & IT by Peter Horne

[snip] "Anyone hoping NFC would be a reality soon is disappointed," ... "Many in the industry were hoping inclusion in the iPhone would be a springboard for more adoption. This takes the impetus away."

1 comment

  • Patty_author
    Patricia Seybold on October 10, 2012 at 11:38 a.m.

    I agree, Pete--I'm actually glad that Apple has walked away from use of the NFC chip as the main way to pay for things with a mobile phone. Not relying on specialized hardware in phones and at point of sale, will make mobile phone payments MORE ubiquitous faster, IMHO.

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