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August 9, 2006

Hackers Clone RFID Passports

An update to my “US passports go wireless” post from last month: Wired has reported that a hacker has successfully cloned an RFID passport. Read the Wired article here and see what Bruce and his readers think about the whole thing here.

March 18, 2004

Nokia Embraces RFID

eWeek reports on Nokia’s RFID plans, which as of now include a Nokia Mobile RFID kit which includes two RFID reader enabled covers for Nokia 5140 cellcams.

November 6, 2011

Notes from the week of 2011-11-06

Just completed a 2.81 mi run – Family walk/run at sunset. Wonderful! #RunKeeper # OccupyAppStore by @fredwilson # Nice review, and great 911 suggestion, thanks! RT @gigaom: RunKeeper’s smartphone app gets smarter with sensors # Cool new @RunKeeper features available now for iPhone and Android! # Love this! RT @cultofmac: RunKeeper's […]

January 6, 2011

Top 10 of 2010: Is now finally the time for contactless and 'light touch' payments?

[This was my seventh most popular item last year.] We often hear that new, better ways to pay are just around the corner. While near field communication (NFC) based contactless payments have been in various trials and limited deployments in many places around the world for a while now, they always seem to be […]

July 16, 2006

US passports go wireless

CNN has reminded us all that starting next month, US passports will be RFID-enabled. Engadget has a nice discussion and good linkage on the subject. The State Department’s spin is here. Both are worth reading for the security conscious among us. While I’m a fan of RFID in many retail and transit scenarios, I’m very […]