TITLE

Breaking Out

AUTHOR(S)
Schoenberger, Chana R.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/29/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on microchip manufacturing company FeliCa Networks, which license technology and software used in microchips on most of Japan's mobile phones. These microchips, made by Felica's owner Sony, enables mobile phones to be used for money transfer. The company's biggest threat is Nokia, a handset manufacturing company, which plans to launch its latest candy-bar model that uses an open standard called Near Field Communication (NFC).
ACCESSION #
34939265

 

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