eBay's (EBAY) PayPal unit joins Google Wallet and Isis in embracing near-field communications...

|About: eBay Inc. (EBAY)|By:, SA News Editor

eBay's (EBAY) PayPal unit joins Google Wallet and Isis in embracing near-field communications (NFC) technology for enabling mobile payments. PayPal is testing out a system with Swedish retailers in which payment could be made using a combination of NFC chips and PayPal's iOS/Android apps. The initiative follows up on offline payment solutions PayPal introduced in September. (also)