Westpac and Optus partner on Android payments pilot

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http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: NetworkingWestpac, Optus and French company Oberthur Technologies are working on a trial which will turn an Android smartphone into a contactless payment device, without the need for separate NFC chips or bulky phone cases. The bank hopes to launch the system in 2013. (IT news)