Smartphones soon will be able to tap ultrabooks, pay for purchases

11/14/2011 | CNET · Wall Street Journal, The

Intel and MasterCard are working together to give ultrabook owners the capability of paying for online purchases by tapping MasterCard's PayPass cards or specially enabled smartphones to their computers. Using near-field communications technology, the tap-and-pay capability will be possible for smartphones with Google Wallet or smartphones equipped with NFC chips, such as the Nexus S from Samsung Electronics.

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