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Does Apple Care About NFC Penetration?

The fact that U.S. infrastructure is underdeveloped from an NFC standpoint may be exactly what makes the market appealing to Apple. It allows Apple to become a dominant player in in-app payments first: Apple already benefits greatly from an app-centric mobile commerce...

What Needs to Happen Before the iPhone Gets NFC

“Groupon doesn’t make 2 percent of the ticket. They make 50 percent of what’s paid,” Todd Ablowitz, who is the president of the Double Diamond Group, another company that does consulting for the electronic payments industry, told CNET....