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Near field communication, or NFC... What is it?

Near field communication, or NFC, allows for simplified transactions, data exchange, and connections with a touch. It is anticipated to become a widely used system for making payments by smartphone in the United States. Many smartphones currently on the market already contain embedded NFC chips that can send encrypted data a short distance ("near field") to a reader located, for instance, next to a retail cash register. Shoppers who have their credit card information stored in their NFC…

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Added by Taysha Valez on August 20, 2011 at 4:36pm — No Comments

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