Apple to add NFC to next iPhone; Uber cleared for use in Hamburg

> Google is shifting a mobile advertising function from smartphones to PCs in a reversal of its traditional development model. Article

> Apple is preparing to add near field communications (NFC) technology to its next iPhone through a deal with Netherlands-based NXP Semiconductors. Article

> Uber, a taxi hailing mobile app, was cleared for use in Hamburg despite a court ruling the app likely breaks German law. Report

> German software company SAP filed a patent covering a 'four in one' mobile device comprising smartphone, tablet, laptop, and e-reader or other mobile computing device. Article

> Samsung and Apple are set to lose an estimated $3.9 billion (€2.9 billion) in device subsidies from Chinese operators. Report

And finally…Want to measure your heart rate when out running, using just your music device? There are new wireless earphones for that. Article