PS3 Takes Credit Card & Phone Swipes
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Piers Fawkes, PSFK on January 24, 2007. @piers_fawkes

A peripheral for the Sony PS3 game system lets users pay with a special credit card or by “swiping” their phone, Engadget reports. The technology that’s only available in Japan is called a PaSoRi reader and allows contactless payments from an Edy money card or Felica phone.

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