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How To Defeat ISIS Shaggy

Shaggy has a Plan to Defeat ISIS, and it Absolutely Sucks

July 7th, 2015

The sadistic fanatics of Islamic State are basically the worst people in the world, which is why just about everyone would love to see them dead in one way or another. Via Mashable, pop reggae singer Shaggy is using his own special blend of outside-the-box strategy to give advice to the American government on how to …

iPhone Isis NFC Case Launch

NFC comes to the iPhone with brand new line of cases

January 27th, 2014

DeviceFidelity on Monday announced that even more special iPhone cases containing its near field communication (NFC) technology for Isis payments will be available in AT&T stores beginning January 31st. The Incipio Cashwrap case was already leaked last week, and was officially announced on Friday, after being demoed at CES 2014. On top of that case — which …

Incipio Cashwrap iPhone Isis NFC Case

AT&T brings NFC and mobile payments to the iPhone

January 21st, 2014

AT&T is apparently getting ready to launch an iPhone accessory that will turn the smartphone into an Isis-ready, NFC-enabled device. Even though the iPhone doesn’t actually have a near field communication (NFC) chip inside, which would allow users to use the device for NFC mobile payments, a leaked image provided by Engadget shows a special …

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Carrier-backed ISIS mobile payment network officially launches

October 22nd, 2012

ISIS, the joint mobile payment venture that is backed by AT&T (T), T-Mobile and Verizon (VZ), announced on Monday the official launch of its Mobile Wallet service in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah. The service already supports nine smartphones available through the three major wireless providers and is expected to offer 11 additional …

T-Mobile's ISIS mobile wallet pilot program finally launches on October 22nd

October 15th, 2012

ISIS, the joint mobile payment venture backed by AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ) and T-Mobile, was previously set to debut in select markets at the end of September, but undisclosed delays continued to push the launch date back. According to a purported internal memo obtained by TmoNews, however, it looks as if the service will launch on a trial basis on October 22nd for select …

ISIS mobile payment service delayed

September 13th, 2012

ISIS, the joint mobile payment venture that is backed by AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ) and T-Mobile, was previously set to debut in select markets at the end of September. Various delays have once again pushed the release date back, however, and the company confirmed as much to CNET. Ryan Hughes, head of marketing for ISIS, declined to disclose what caused the delay, saying only …

ISIS mobile payment service to finally debut in September

August 29th, 2012

The joint mobile payment venture known as ISIS that is backed by AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ) and T-Mobile is on track to debut in September. The group initially planned to roll out its services in the first half of 2012, but various delays have pushed back the launch date. “The focus has been: Get it right, make …

Shipments of NFC-enabled handsets reached 30 million units in 2011

March 26th, 2012

Global sales of NFC-equipped smartphones increased tenfold to 30 million units in 2011, according to a report from Berg Insight. The research firm estimates that by 2016 there will more than 700 million handsets with NFC capabilities. In 2011, several leading handset vendors released more than 40 NFC-enabled devices. “Even though it will take some …

Visa announces new mobile payment solution

February 27th, 2012

Visa on Monday announced a “one-stop” mobile payment solution that looks to compete directly with Google Wallet and the carrier-backed ISIS payment system. After a consumer purchases a “Visa-certified” NFC-equipped smartphone, he or she can contact the company and activate the handset for mobile payments. The device will be securely linked with a user’s bank …

Google Wallet competitor ISIS finally announces launch details

February 27th, 2012

Mobile payment joint venture ISIS, a partnership between Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile, on Monday announced launch partners and availability. The service will become available in mid-2012 starting with locations across Salt Lake City, Utah and Austin, Texas. Chase, Capital One and Barclaycard have entered into agreements to offer credit, debit and prepaid cards alongside the …