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28-Feb-2012
Enabling Mobile Commerce
 
 

Commerce, like nearly everything else these days, is going mobile. This week at Mobile World Congress, two companies, Visa, www.corporate.visa.com, and Intel Corp., www.intel.com, announced a “strategic alliance” to prod this evolution along.

The companies aim to pursue mobile-commerce solutions for smartphones and tablets in this multi-device, multi-year agreement, which will target consumers in both developed and developing markets. Ultimately, the goal of the collaboration is to provide a more consistent and secure mobile-commerce experience across all Intel Atom-based mobile devices.

This will involve harnessing Visa’s payWave application, which lets consumers make mobile payments by waving their mobile phone in front of a payment terminal at a retail location. Using NFC (near-field communication) technology, the mobile phones securely transmit payment information “over the air” to a payment terminal.
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News Analysis:
Fortress Security Expands Reach
DDoS Attack on Move Inc. Serves as Warning
GE Envisions Smart Kitchens
Updating Mobile Devices
Accenture Teams up with Uconnect
Press Releases:
noHold Joins the LANDESK One Partner Program to Create the Next Generation Help Desk
17V, Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Delivers Dual 1A Outputs & Requires Only 5µA of Quiescent Current
WhiteSpace Alliance® Develops Interoperability Specification for Wi-FAR™ Networks
GreenPeak Technologies’ Smart Home chips support new networking protocols like Thread
SAP Commits to Cloud Foundry and OpenStack for Innovative Development in the Cloud
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