Apple equips Apple Stores and Disney Stores with iBeacon Transmitters and NFC readers – suggests mobile payments to come with iPhone 6

According to a report from 9to5Mac, Apple is deploying its Apple Stores and Disney Stores with iBeacon Transmitters and NFC readers. So what does this all mean? The Apple iPhone 6 is rumoured to sport an NFC chip and the Cupertino firm is said to be getting ready to launch its new mobile payments service. […]

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 Apple to launch wallet app?

According to a report, Apple is planning to launch its own mobile payment app that rivals Google Wallet. The news comes to us courtesy of The Information. The site reports, “Conversations between Apple and payments-industry companies have heated up in recent months, with several people briefed on the talks saying that Apple executives have discussed […]

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 NFC mobile payments coming to the iPhone?

According to an analyst from Morgan Stanley via AppleInsider, the iPhone 6 will sport an NFC chip, making it a “core part of its mobile payments strategy.” The analyst in question is Craig Hettenbach who said in a note to investors that NFC has reached an “inflection point” and Apple wants in on the action. […]

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