Sprint is trying to offer its subscribers a smoother way to take advantage of NFC technology for making mobile payments.
A new platform called Pinsight Touch promises to securely store and access a user's credentials on a mobile device. Users with touch-enabled NFC, or near-field communications, smartphones can turn on the technology by answering "yes" to an opt-in question from mobile apps offered by credit card providers and other issuers. The user's credentials are then securely shared with other trusted apps, Sprint said in a blog posted Thursday.
Sprint already sells a variety of NFC-equipped smartphones, … Read more