Tag: NFC

US Company Creates One Ring to Solve all of Your Everyday Inconveniences

Fans of the Lord of the Rings movies are¬†well aware of the “one ring to rule them all.” Although such an object does not exist, technology is certainly bringing us one step closer to achieving this goal. The Token Ring for example, is capable if doing a lot of things all at once. Users can pay for items, unlock cars, and use it as a ticket for public transportation. It …
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Sweden Trials NFC Implants for Public Transportation

There are quite a few improvements to be made where public transportation is concerned. Buying tickets with a mobile device and autonomous transportation vehicles are two major breakthroughs in recent years. Sweden is taking things one step further, by letting railway travelers check in by using an NFC chip embedded in their skin. This new test will raise a lot of eyebrows, that much is evident. NFC Body Implants Are …
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Researcher Showcases Unauthorized NFC Payments With Cloned Android Device

While mobile payments may seem to be all the hype, it is evident there is still a lot of work to be done in the security department. Slawomir Jasek, a renowned security researcher, successfully completed an NFC payment with a cloned smartphone. This type of attack allows assailants to steal money from other Android devices by using root malware. Cloning An Android Phone? While this concept sounds ridiculous to most …
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Swedish Co-Working Space Embeds Microchips Into Members’ Hands

It is evident the gap between humans and technology is closing. A new initiative has been launched in Stockholm, a co-working space offers microchip implants to all of its members. This will help the members open doors and operate equipment without friction. In fact, it appears this concept has become so popular, they even host “microchipping parties”. Free Microchips For Co-working Space Members Although it may sound crazy to have …
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