Intel to Load NFC Chips Into Computers

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Intel is loading near field communication technology into laptops and desktops that will eventually be able to receive payments from phones, according to Computerworld.

The chip manufacturing giant is working with MasterCard. Initially only the payment network's cardholders will be able to take advantage of the feature.

The transactions, Computerworld reports, will be secured using Intel's Identity Protection Technology — a method that uses several different ID schemes, including one-time-passwords, to validate users.

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