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Submission + - Apple Nixes Contactless Payments (

RedEaredSlider writes: Citing fears over a lack of an industry standard, Apple has ditched plans to include near field communication technology in its next iPhone, The Independent reports.

The technology, which allows users to make payments simply by waving their devices over special readers, is widely believed to be the next major step in both cell phone and payment technologies. Apple's decision to avoid it is a significant blow to its adoption.

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Apple Nixes Contactless Payments

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