NFC technology lacking in iPhone has set back the entire marketplace

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Research shows the failure to include near field communication tech in Apple devices has held the market back. Juniper Research, the massive analyst firm, has released a statement regarding the choice of Apple not to include NFC technology in the latest release of its iPhone device, saying that this choice has held back the progress of the marketplace by around two years. Many were surprised when Apple decided against using the wireless transfer tech in its latest devices. Now, the research company says that the United States and Western Europe…

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Apple may have missed promising opportunity with iPhone 5

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Lack of NFC technology may cost Apple The world of m-commerce news has been a flutter since Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 5 earlier this week. For months, speculation over whether the smart phone would be equipped with NFC technology has raged on and on. Some had expected Apple to make its powerful entry into the mobile commerce industry with its new mobile devices and applications designed specifically with NFC technology in mind (Passbook), but these expectations fell flat as the company announced that the iPhone 5 would not be…

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