a-week-in-tech-june-16--22

A week in tech, June 16 - 22

A round-up of all the latest tech news.
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ò Intel disclosed that it is working with Microsoft and Tokyo-based BitWallet in a bid to boost use of Sony's FeliCa contactless IC card technology for internet transactions. BitWallet provides the EDY contactless payment system. The aim of the alliance is to increase up to three times the number of PCs fitted with FeliCa-reading functions and double the number of internet services compatible with the technology. The companies said they also are targeting doubling the number of online payments made using the technology within a year. Earlier, Intel said it had invested some Ñ5 billion $43.4 million in BitWallet and indicated that it would jointly work with...
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