Rumor: Google to test NFC checkout system within four months

By Emil
Mar 15, 2011
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  1. While rumors suggest that Apple won't include Near Field Communication (NFC) technology in the next iPhone, Google is pushing forward with its NFC plans. In fact, the company plans to start testing an NFC system next quarter, according to Bloomberg:

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  2. mosu

    mosu TS Guru Posts: 474   +84

    Lots of money involved... need security certificates and a lot of's gonna be interesting!
  3. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,596   +257

    Nah, this is too much even for me.

    Maybe my kids will grasp this concept when they are 21, who aren't even born yet. Lol

    As for myself, I feel like it will be highly susceptible to security risks.
  4. I don't trust it. I don't feel that wireless security has reached a point that I can trust my money being transferred wirelessly.

    But it's ok, Google is going to rule the world in no time and we wont have to worry about this because any movement or actions will be carefully documented and logged by google rendering criminal actions useless.


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