The security PIN system that Google Wallet users have to enter to verify transactions has been compromised. Thankfully, the chances of your wallet being used against you is relatively low — assuming you haven't rooted your phone, that is.
The uptake of NFC tech is about to get a big boost, with Nintendo saying it's sticking NFC chips into the Wii U controller. And for your longer-range communication needs, Nintendo's latest attempt at doing the internet will also be incorporated into the new machine.
I bet you're looking at these ZIK Parrot by Starck cans and thinking how hot they are. Hey! Eyes up here, buddy. Don't be shallow. They're packed tight with some very cool tech, but yes, they are begging to be stroked.
According to a French newspaper, Google's planning a pilot program for Google Wallet in London during Q1 next year, in preparation for the London 2012 Olympics. Google's managed to gain a bit of traction in the US after launching Wallet in September for Android, but it's having difficulty convincing everyone that it's the next best thing to sliced bread.
It's not just BlackBerry Tag anymore -- Bold and Curve users will also be able use their NFC chips to pay for stuff too. MasterCard has cleared the Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 for its PayPass contactless payment system. Now we just need the banks on-board. [Recombu]