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Topic: Apple Pay

Square launches all-in-one portable Terminal with Apple Pay

10/18/2018, 02:10 pm

Square on Thursday unveiled the Terminal, a portable device meant to accept all forms of retail payment, including NFC-based platforms like Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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Tim Cook's worldwide tour and waiting for Apple's October iPad Pro event on the AppleInsider podcast

10/12/2018, 08:10 am

The AppleInsider Podcast gets seriously into money as we examine App Store fraud in China and how Apple Pay won over CVS. Plus, what you should buy from Google's new hardware -- and what we think Apple's going to show us.

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Apple Pay can now use Discover Cash Back cards for payments

10/11/2018, 10:10 am

Discover has announced that the company's Cashback Debit card can now be added as an Apple Pay payment source, expanding on the previous offerings from the firm first added in 2015.

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CVS Apple Pay rollout in US complete after long struggle with CurrentC

10/11/2018, 09:10 am

U.S. pharmacy chain CVS is now offering Apple Pay nationwide, marking an important adoption milestone for both users and the platform as a whole.

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Apple's Wallet can now be used at some universities as an ID and dorm key

10/02/2018, 08:10 am

Students at Duke University, the University of Alabama and the University of Oklahoma, students can now add their ID card to Apple Wallet and use it to pay for services at school, or unlock a dorm room door.

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Apple Pay Cash sightings in France, Germany suggest rollout imminent

10/02/2018, 07:10 am

Apply Pay users in France and Germany may gain the ability to use Apple Pay Cash in the near future, with sightings of the set-up process and support pages indicating the launch of the personal payments feature likely to launch in the two countries very soon.

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Apple Pay chief says Apple not out to disrupt credit card industry

09/25/2018, 09:09 pm

Apple VP Jennifer Bailey, the executive in charge of Apple Pay, details the genesis of the mobile payments solution and details its ongoing success in a new interview.

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New iPhones can conduct certain NFC transactions even when iOS is not running

09/17/2018, 11:09 pm

The iPhone XS and XS Max, which ship this week, as well as the forthcoming iPhone XR support certain NFC card transactions even when iOS is not running and the host device is powered because it needs to be charged.

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iPhone XS & iPhone XR have improvement to near-field communication, allowing for easier interactions

09/13/2018, 04:09 pm

Apple has updated Core NFC, the iOS system used to perform NFC-based transactions with apps, with the change now allowing for tags that use the technology to be read by an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR without requiring the user to open a relevant app beforehand.

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Apple Pay now available at nearly all 7-Eleven locations in US, rollout to continue through September

09/10/2018, 06:09 pm

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven on Monday provided a progress update on an ongoing Apple Pay rollout, saying that nearly all of its more than 10,000 U.S. locations now support Apple's mobile payments technology.

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How Apple Pay beat the odds because of great design

09/09/2018, 02:09 pm

Rivals have fallen away and while it's taken time to be adopted very widely in the US, it's practically ubiquitous overseas. AppleInsider details the uphill battle to bring us Apple Pay, a fight that started on September 9, 2014.

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Apple Pay delayed in India over data storage and authentication rules

09/06/2018, 08:09 am

Apple customers in India won't be able to use Apple Pay in the country anytime soon, as a report claims a number of roadblocks are preventing the company from setting up its service in the potentially lucrative market.

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Square adds Lightning connector to free credit card reader

08/29/2018, 02:08 pm

Square has updated their free magstripe card reader with a Lightning connector to finally work on the latest iPhone's without using an adapter. Now both a Lightning and 3.5mm audio jack version are available to merchants.

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Apple launches Apple Pay donations, Apple Watch challenge to support US national parks

08/23/2018, 10:08 am

Apple on Thursday announced a pair of initiatives themed around support for the U.S. national park system, above all a pledge to donate some of the proceeds of Apple Pay transactions to the National Park Foundation.

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Costco rolls out Apple Pay support at all US locations

08/20/2018, 10:08 pm

Costco recently completed a months-long nationwide rollout of Apple Pay, and as of Aug. 10, 750 of the company's big box stores support Apple's mobile payment platform at checkout.

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Podcast discusses Apple wanting to use the iPhone as a passport, Apple Pay Cash, teacher iPads

08/10/2018, 08:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Mike talk about an Apple working on technology so the iPhone can be used as a passport, iPads being issued to teachers for reading literacy, and an Apple Pay Cash advertisement that popped up on Apple's YouTube channel.

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Analyst estimates Apple Pay used by 253M people worldwide, 31 percent of iPhone install base

08/09/2018, 05:08 pm

Analyst Gene Munster sees Apple Pay as an increasingly important part of Apple's services category, which has enjoyed record-breaking growth over the past few quarters, estimating the payment solution now has 253 million users worldwide.

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Apple focuses on ease of use in "Just text them the money" Apple Pay ad

08/07/2018, 06:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday uploaded a new Apple Pay-centric ad to its official YouTube channel, showing a conversation between two people squabbling over who gets to pay for dinner.

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Consumer Reports crowns Apple Pay Cash best P2P payments service

08/06/2018, 11:08 pm

Consumer Reports compared five different platforms in the publication's first evaluation of mobile person-to-person payment systems, with Apple Pay Cash emerging the victor over segment rivals including Venmo and Square.

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Apple Pay to arrive in Germany, CVS and 7-11 later this year

07/31/2018, 05:07 pm

During Apple's quarterly conference call for the third quarter of 2018, CEO Tim Cook made two announcements regarding Apple Pay's planned expansion for the year.

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