Apple Pay

Apple Pay Struggles to Meet Heady Expectations

A crew of Apple Pay ambassadors descended on several Chicago neighborhoods, including Lincoln Park, in advance of the city’s Oct. 7 marathon. “Activation zones for the iPhone makers electronic payments service were set up along the route for the race. Spectators using Apple Pay could get 1 tacos from local food trucks.

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Apple Pay Leads in Users but Samsung Pay Users More Engaged

Apple Pay is the go-to digital wallet for most debit card users, according to new data from Auriemma Consulting Group. An Auriemma study of debit card issuers shows that Apple Pay makes up 77 percentof mobile wallet transactions. Samsung Pay and Google Pay, Apple Pay’s main competitors, make up 17 percentand 6 percentof transactions, respectively.

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By the End of the Year, Apple Thinks 60% of US Stores Will Accept Apple Pay

Apple’s vice president of internet services Jennifer Bailey talks in lofty terms whenever she describes the company’s ambitions for its Apple Pay payment system – a service the company sees as giving it a toehold into eventually replacing your physical wallet altogether.

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Apple Adds Student ID Cards Into Apple Wallet

The education market has long been one of the cornerstones of growth for Apples hardware business, and today the company is leveraging its popularity in it, specifically among college-aged students, to build out a newer effort.

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Apple Finally Shares Its Automatic NFC Launch Capabilities, Albeit in a Very Limited Way

For quite a few years, Apple has made Apple Pay extremely easy to use, and one of its best ease-of-use tricks is to allow NFC-powered Apple Pay to launch the instant it detects an NFC signal. The user doesn’t have to launch an app, or even to click on anything. The phone can be in […]

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VIDEO: Apple Pay Isn’t Trying to Disrupt the Credit Card Industry

Apple’s Jennifer Bailey explains why Apple’s choosing to work with debit and credit card companies.

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Apple Pay, Google Pay Support Arrives at 7-Eleven Stores

You can now use Apple Pay and Google Pay to satisfy your Slurpee craving. The mobile payment systems, which typically run through your phone or smartwatch, have begun being accepted at 7-Eleven stores across the US, the convenience store giant announced Monday.

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Apple Shelves Plans for Apple Pay in India After Facing Regulatory Issues and Technical Hurdles

Apple has temporarily halted plans to launch Apple Pay in India after facing troubles with regulators in the country and a few technical hurdles, according to The Economic Times.

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Unlike Costco, Walmart Has ‘No Plans’ to Accept Apple Pay

Costco, the world’s second largest retailer behind Walmart, recently confirmed that it now accepts Apple Pay and other contactless payment methods at all of its 750 warehouse locations in the United States. Walmart appears to be unfazed by the move, however, as it remains committed to its own Walmart Pay platform in the United States.

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Costco Now Supports Apple Pay Across All of Its US Stores

Apple has landed a big new partner for Apple Pay in the U.S. after Costco began accepting the mobile payment service across 750 stores. The retailer plans to include support at its gas stations, but that isn’t yet complete.

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Apple Pay Growth Set to Fuel Smartphone Sales

The ability to conduct mobile payments is set to become a key theme in future marketing campaigns for the Apple iPhone, as international growth pushes transactions to new heights, according to research from US venture capital outfit Loup Ventures.

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Why Apple Pay Is the Highest-Rated Mobile P2P Payment Service

In our first-ever test-based ratings of P2P mobile services, Consumer Reports rated Apple Pay the highest overall, with excellent or very good marks in the key consumer-protection measures of payment authentication and data privacy.

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