NFC stories

Android has NFC. BlackBerry is going to get NFC. Naturally, Apple would want the iPhone 5 to also push NFC this year too. If Near Field Communication is a feature you've been holding out for in the next iPhone, you'd best sit down, breathe and prepare to wait till next year.
One of the early big doubts many had about the iPhone's chances for success in Japan and Asia was its lack of an electronic wallet function. Softbank has just answered that question with a piece of tech that may soon find its way to the U.S.