NFC technology trial to begin at McDonald’s in Canada

McDonalds NFC Technology mobile payments

A new mobile payments program has started its testing at the fast food chain giant. McDonald’s has just announced that it is beginning a trial run of its first NFC technology mobile payments program at some of its Canadian restaurant locations. The service allows individuals with enabled smartphones to simply tap their devices to pay for their meals. The restaurant chain has partnered with the Interac Association to be able to offer mobile payments through NFC technology enabled smartphones and readers. Interac Flash is the name of the contactless solution…

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NFC technology print ad partnership formed between RIM and Rogers

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This will allow magazine readers to be able to use their mobile devices to obtain promotional offers. NFC technology is considered to be the main alternative to QR codes and, when combined with print ads, it can provide the opportunity to smartphone users to gain the latest information with a simple tap of the device against the embedded chip. Research in Motion and Rogers Communication have now announced that this is their next direction. RIM and Rogers have come together with Crosscliq, a company out of Ontario, Canada, which is…

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