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Orange Launching Contactless Payments in Q2 For Europe

Orange Launching Contactless Payments in Q2 For Europe

European carrier Orange announced today that the company will have NFC (near-field communications) services for contactless payments in the UK, Spain, France, and Poland starting from Q2 of this year. Orange will bring in other European markets later on. The carrier hopes by the end of 2011 over half of its smartphones will be NFC enabled.

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Orange NFC push: 50% of smartphones NFC-enabled in 2011

Orange NFC push: 50% of smartphones NFC-enabled in 2011

Carrier Orange is pushing for NFC (near-field communications) compliance on more than 50-percent of the new smartphones it offers by the end of 2011, as part of a greater drive to support the short-range wireless technology. According to Telecompaper, Orange has adopted a new generation of NFC-supporting SIM cards which should be rolled out across its European operations in the second half of 2011.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

Oh man. Yesterday we learned about a new form of life, but Julian Assange of WikiLeaks wasn't satisfied. He wanted ALIENS. So what's he do today? He announces the next WikiLeaks cable to have UFOs in it. Wowie! Then we find out there's going to be some World of Warcraft on Android devices via GameString, a Professor in NYC installs a camera in the back of his head, and we review the super cute funny little device the Sony Ericsson LiveView - kawaii! Finally, Google pays someone $1 compensation in a Street View privacy case. Cash! All this and a whole lot more on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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Orange offers cheap subsidized iPad

Orange offers cheap subsidized iPad

If you are a UK tablet computer geek that has been lusting after an iPad for Christmas this is your chance to get one on the cheap. Orange has announced a new low price for the iPad if you don't mind signing away 24 months of your wireless freedom.

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Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

The Novatel Wireless MiFi 3352 we spotted undergoing GCF testing last week has been made official, with the 3G mobile hotspot launching on Orange UK.  Full specifications for the MiFi 3352 are unknown - the carrier tells us battery life is "generally about 5 hours" - but according to the press release it has the same on-board app support as the MiFi 2352, together with some "customisable widgets."

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