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Articles tagged with: near-field

Angry Birds Magic Adopts NFC Technology

If there weren’t enough versions of Angry Birds yet, brace yourself, Angry Birds Magic is coming soon! Angry Bird makers, Rovio are teaming up with Nokia to bring NFC (near-field communications) technology to Angry Birds. Don’t get too excited just yet, this won’t be a multi-player version of Angry Birds. Users will instead tap their Nokia phones with one another to unlock new levels in their Angry Birds games, and I assume will attempt to clear each level while the two friends will have some level of “bonding”, if you can call it that!

American Express Hops On NFC Bandwagon With “Serve”

With all the recent talk about Citigroup and Mastercard joining the Near-Field Communications revolution, American Express has come to join the service. Amex has launched an official financial transactions service called Serve.

The technology is currently only available in the United States but is expected to be “served” abroad in the coming year. According to Yahoo, Dan Schulman, VP of American Express Enterprise Growth said…