Samsung and Visa sign NFC deal, Galaxy S IV first to get integration

Samsung and Visa sign NFC deal, Galaxy S IV first to get integration
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Visa has sealed a deal with Samsung to be its first global NFC partner, which will see the handset maker embed Visa's NFC payment software in its smartphones and tablets--including its upcoming flagship device, the Galaxy S IV, set to be unveiled on March 14 in New York. In total, Visa and Samsung's agreement will cover 100 million NFC-enabled devices in the next twelve months. However, the deal is not exclusive on either side; Samsung can work with others such as MasterCard and Visa can work with other partners.

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