Mobile payments and NFC: Who will get paid, and how?

Mobile payments and nfcA host of players are gearing up to try and turn what has long been a concept--mobile payments enabled by Near Field Communications technology--into a business reality. However, challenges remain to getting systems off the ground. The complex and interlocking set of relationships among the parties involved mean business models are still being tested, and it is far from certain that any such effort will find mass-market acceptance. Special report