MasterCard releases NFC SDK with support for BlackBerry 7

MasterCard has made a big move into making NFC mobile payments a little more accessible today by releasing their NFC SDK, which just happens to support BlackBerry 7.  RIM has definitely made their intentions towards NFC well-known, and it appears that MasterCard has taken notice.  With the release of the SDK developers will not be […]

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 Are World’s First SIM-Based Smartphones to Receive MasterCard PayPass Handset Certification

Carriers globally will now have access to the first NFC smartphones  certified as MasterCard PayPass™ approved devices France Telecom – Orange amongst first to benefit from MasterCard certification awarded to RIM Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360 smartphones are the first […]

BofA begins testing Mobile Wallet program using NFC-enabled BlackBerry devices

BGR is reporting that Bank of America has started testing its new Mobile Wallet payment service program based on NFC technology. The program is by Inviteonly and only works on BlacBerry devices. BofA is sending out new battery cover in addition to a microSD card to enable NFC on the following BlackBerry devices: BlackBerry Curve […]