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Topic: Apple Pay

Apple Pay adds support for BMO, TD and Scotiabank in Canada

06/01/2016, 12:06 am

Canadian Apple Pay users have three more banking options from which to choose, as Apple on Wednesday rolled out support for the country's remaining "Big Five" banks BMO, TD and Scotiabank.

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Square pushes Apple Pay contactless reader with new $1/week installment plan

05/31/2016, 02:05 pm

For businesses interested in buying Square's new Apple Pay-compatible contactless terminal but put off by its $49 cost, a new $1-per-week installment plan option is now available.

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Samsung to bring web-based 'SamsungPay Mini' to iPhones - report

05/27/2016, 10:05 am

The expanding electronic payments battle between Apple, Google, and Samsung will reportedly reach a new front next month as the South Korean firm is said to be readying a new web-based option that would enable iPhone users to make online payments via SamsungPay.

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Apple eyes Apple Pay expansion into Asia and Europe, looks to roll out in 'every significant market'

05/27/2016, 02:05 am

Addressing this week's Apple Pay expansion in Singapore, segment vice president Jennifer Bailey said Apple is "working rapidly" to deploy the payments platform in Asia and Europe on the way to launching in every major market the company's products are sold.

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Apple Pay nets five major banks in Singapore to cover over 80% of Visa and MasterCard holders

05/24/2016, 07:05 pm

Just over one month after Apple Pay rolled out to iPhone and Apple Watch users in Singapore through American Express integration, Apple on Tuesday announced new partnerships with five local banks that bring with them support for credit and debit cards issued by Visa and MasterCard.

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Apple Pay competitor Samsung Pay arrives in China with Alibaba partnership

05/19/2016, 11:05 pm

Samsung on Thursday announced it will bring its Samsung Pay mobile payments service to China through a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba's financial arm, an institution once rumored to be negotiating an identical deal for Apple Pay.

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Apple Pay gains support for Chime online bank, Chase offers free Clapton album

05/19/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple Pay on Thursday picked up support for Chime, a U.S. online-only bank, while the brick-and-mortar Chase Bank promised to give away a new Eric Clapton album to Apple Pay users.

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I/O 2016: Android Pay coming to ATMs & mobile Chrome users

05/18/2016, 05:05 pm

Widening the battleground with Apple Pay, Google on Wednesday announced that Android Pay will soon be usable at some ATMs, as well as by mobile Chrome users.

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Fitbit buys Coin assets, makes plans to enter same mobile payment space as Apple Pay

05/18/2016, 01:05 pm

Fitbit on Wednesday announced the purchase of Coin's wearable payments assets, a takeover which should put Fitbit on a path to launching its own mobile payments technology sometime in 2017, and hence competing even more closely with Apple.

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ANZ's Apple Pay exclusivity drives credit card applications, other Australian banks take notice

05/17/2016, 11:05 pm

Australian bank ANZ earlier this month observed a 20 percent spike in online credit card and deposit account applications after announcing support for Apple Pay, results that have prompted holdouts to rethink their position on Apple's payments service.

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Apple Pay gains 30 more US banks amid wait for more retail chains

05/17/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated the roster of U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay with another 30 entries, while shoppers continued to wait for more retail partners to come onboard.

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MCX hits pause on Apple Pay competitor CurrentC, fires 30 workers

05/16/2016, 07:05 pm

The Merchant Consumer Exchange consortium, which previously enjoyed support from major retailers like Walmart, CVS, The Gap and more, has postponed plans to take its CurrentC mobile payments product nationwide.

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Resisting Apple Pay, Walmart pushes its own e-wallet to over 500 retail stores

05/16/2016, 01:05 pm

Rather than accept Apple Pay, mega-retailer Walmart is instead pushing forward with its own mobile payment service, dubbed Walmart Pay, which has launched at its stores across Texas and Arkansas.

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RBC, CIBC & other Canadian banks launch support for Apple Pay

05/10/2016, 08:05 am

Several Canadian banks launched support for Apple Pay on Tuesday, finally opening up the payment platform in the country beyond the limited number of American Express card holders.

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Kohl's becomes first Apple Pay retailer to link rewards, store cards in one transaction

05/04/2016, 11:05 am

Department store chain Kohl's on Wednesday announced that Apple Pay users can now pay with a Kohl's Charge card and earn Yes2You Rewards points at the same, making it the first Apple Pay retailer to combine store card payments and rewards in a single-tap transaction.

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Apple Pay picks up over 20 more US banks including Texas' Moody National

05/03/2016, 01:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated the roster of U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay with 26 new entries, such as Moody National Bank, one of the biggest headquartered in Texas with branches in Houston, Galveston, and Austin.

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Apple Pay gets support for prepaid cards with Boon - only in the UK

05/03/2016, 09:05 am

If you're an iPhone owner in the UK and your bank has yet to climb aboard the Apple Pay train -- or you don't have a compatible credit or debit card -- you now have a new prepaid option thanks to the UK launch of Wirecard's Boon mobile payment app with Apple Pay.

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ANZ is first Australian bank to support Apple Pay

04/27/2016, 05:04 pm

Apple Pay expanded services in Australia on Thursday local time with the addition of ANZ Bank, the first major financial institution in the region to support Apple's payments product after a limited rollout in November.

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Apple spotlights iPhone 6s 4K camera, Touch ID in pair of quirky new TV ads

04/25/2016, 02:04 pm

Apple on Monday launched two new television ads to promote the iPhone 6s, and courted the star power of actor Neil Patrick Harris to showcase the moviemaking capabilities of the iPhone 6s and its 4K-resolution video camera.

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Apple Pay support expands to over 50 more US banks and credit unions [u]

04/19/2016, 06:04 pm

Following a market expansion into Singapore, Apple on Tuesday announced Apple Pay integration with 59 new U.S. card issuing banks and credit unions, bringing the total number of supported domestic financial institutions to 1,199. [Updated]

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