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Topic: Apple Pay

Apple could expand NFC capabilities beyond Apple Pay in iOS 11

06/06/2017, 08:06 pm

An Apple developer document published this week suggests iOS 11 will open up near-field communications hardware in iPhone 7, and presumably future iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch models, beyond Apple Pay.

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Apple unveils iOS 11 with P2P Apple Pay transfers, a new sound for Siri, AirPlay 2, more

06/05/2017, 02:06 pm

The next major update for iOS is turned up to 11, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook joked on Monday in unveiling the software update. It includes a revamped Control Center with deep 3D Touch support, the ability to directly transfer money to friends with Apple Pay, a new voice for Siri, and multi-speaker support with AirPlay 2.

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Apple Pay coming to Ukraine in Q2 2018, bank executive says

05/30/2017, 12:05 pm

Apple Pay should arrive in Ukraine in the second quarter of next year, an Alfa-Bank executive claimed this week, in what would be one of the longest publicly-known run-ups for the payment platform.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple & Visa of stealing ideas behind Apple Pay as Apple teases new tech

05/22/2017, 09:05 am

A lawsuit launched this week accuses Apple and Visa of patent infringement via Apple Pay, in fact suggesting that one or both of the companies stole core ideas behind the platform.

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Apple Pay comes to 26 more US banks & credit unions

05/17/2017, 12:05 pm

On top of reaching Italy, Apple Pay is now available through 26 more U.S. financial institutions, as well as a single extra card issuer in China.

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Apple Pay goes live in Italy with support for Boon, Carrefour and UniCredit

05/16/2017, 10:05 pm

As rumored, Apple Pay went live for Italian customers on Wednesday local time with initial support from Carrefour, UniCredit and prepaid card marketed by Boon, bringing the service to its 16th market.

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Rumor claims Apple Pay may launch in Italy on Wednesday

05/16/2017, 09:05 am

After months of hints, Apple Pay may finally launch in Italy this Wednesday, according to a local report citing three sources in the retail and banking industries.

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Tough talks may keep Apple Pay out of Germany until 'fall or winter'

05/12/2017, 01:05 pm

Apple Pay may finally arrive in Germany sometime this fall or winter, but is still facing resistance from the country's banks, according to a new report.

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Delivery.com removes Apple Pay as payment option for laundry services

05/06/2017, 01:05 am

Popular on-demand delivery services platform delivery.com on Friday notified users that it no longer accepts Apple Pay for laundry orders, saying the payment option was removed for problems outside the company's control.

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Apple Pay adds support for 21 U.S. banks, HSBC in Australia

05/02/2017, 11:05 pm

Overshadowed by Apple's earnings call for the second fiscal quarter of 2017, Apple Pay on Tuesday officially added support for 21 new U.S. financial institutions, as well as HSBC for Australian customers.

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Apple still working on P2P payment transfer service to compete with Venmo

04/27/2017, 10:04 am

Apple is said to be working on its own peer-to-peer money transfer service, potentially under the secure Apple Pay umbrella, allowing users to quickly and securely send money to one another, much like Venmo and Square Cash.

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Plastc goes the way of Coin as Apple Pay takes the lead in digital payments

04/20/2017, 11:04 pm

The digital wallet race just lost another contestant, with Plastc Card entering bankruptcy and announcing to investors that it will shut down without ever delivering the digital payment card. Plastc joins Coin--which threw in the towel in February--in the electronic money pit that Apple has avoided with Apple Pay.

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Apple promo donates $1 to World Wildlife Fund for each Apple Pay purchase at its stores

04/20/2017, 04:04 pm

Apple on Thursday launched an Earth Day-related charity promotion promising to donate $1 to the World Wildlife Fund for each purchase made at its stores using Apple Pay.

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Mastercard to add fingerprint sensors to cards, won't follow strict Apple Pay security policy

04/20/2017, 02:04 pm

Mastercard is reportedly testing cards that integrate a fingerprint sensor, intended to offer a more convenient alternative to entering a PIN. Unlike Apple Pay, however, the cards would lack a series of important security features.

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Comcast intros app-based Apple Pay bill payments with Xfinity iPhone update

04/20/2017, 01:04 pm

Expanding on a recent promise, Comcast on Thursday updated its Xfinity My Account app for the iPhone with support for Apple Pay, letting people handle TV and internet bills using their fingerprint.

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Apple Pay picks up over 25 more card issuers across US & China

04/18/2017, 01:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday added over 25 more banks and credit unions to its list supporting Apple Pay, spread around both the U.S. and China.

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Western Union enables Apple Pay for money transfers on iPhone

04/05/2017, 10:04 am

Western Union on Wednesday announced support for Apple Pay in its iPhone app, potentially speeding up international money transfers versus using a credit card or a bank account.

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Apple Pay agreements with credit card companies, banks up for renewal this year

04/05/2017, 09:04 am

This year could prove to be pivotal for Apple Pay in a number of ways, including adoption and merchant availability, but also in support from card issuers, many of which have contracts with Apple up for renewal.

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Apple Pay comes to over 20 more US & Russian financial institutions

04/04/2017, 01:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its rosters of banks and credit unions supporting Apple Pay with over 20 additions, mostly in the U.S., but also including two in Russia.

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ACCC denies Australian banks to collectively bargain, boycott over Apple Pay

03/30/2017, 07:03 pm

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Friday local time issued a determination denying the country's big-three banks authorization to collectively negotiate with Apple over access to Apple Pay NFC technology.

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