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JC Penney Is Accepting Apple Pay Again

A few months ago retailer JCPenney pulled support for Apple Pay and other contactless payment services from its stores. So it was no longer possible to pay for your purchases using your iPhone or Apple Watch. However, the retailer appears to have reversed this decision since it has started accepting Apple Pay transactions again this […]

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NAB Jumps on the Apple Pay Bandwagon, Westpac Left Behind

National Australia Bank (NAB) has become the third of Australia’s ‘big four’ banks to switch on Apple Pay, leaving Westpac as the luddite. NAB took to social media on Tuesday to announce the change. It’s here. NAB customers can now use Apple Pay. Just add your NAB Visa Card and start using Apple Pay wherever […]

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Apple’s SCOTUS Setback Jeopardizes Apple Pay’s Momentum

Apple’s aggressive posture when it makes moves in retail and payments has drawn a lot of pushback and controversy, but its setback in the Supreme Court could be the most dire threat yet to the growth of Apple Pay.

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Apple Pay AU Users Can Choose Visa or EFTPOS

Apple Pay, in a move that will let users in Australia skip credit card fees at places that support EFTPOS (electronic funds transfer), now has support for dual-network debit cards, according to reports. Previously, the default Visa payment option had users pay a fee they otherwise wouldn’t have had to fork out if they were […]

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Singtelā€™s Dash Partners Wirecard to Support Apple Pay

Wirecard has extended its partnership with Singtel’s Dash to support the Dash mobile wallet’s Visa Virtual Account on Apple Pay. Dash’s customers can now make payments using Apple Pay at millions of participating on- and offline merchants worldwide.

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Apple Forced to Rewire Apple Pay Following Complaints by Swiss Banks

Apple has agreed to adjust the functioning of its mobile payments application to avoid a run-in with Swiss competition authorities over complaints by the banks that the consumer electronic giant was trying to over-ride the Twint app at contactless payment terminals.

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Wirecard Expands Cooperation With Singtel’s Dash to Enable Mobile Payments With Apple Pay

MUNICH, December 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wirecard, the global innovation leader in digital financial technology, has deepened its partnership with Singtel’s Dash to support the Dash mobile wallet’s Visa Virtual Account on Apple Pay.

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Commonwealth Financial Institution of Australia to Allow Apple Pay Help in January 2019

Apple Pay has been available in Australia since the latter part of 2015 albeit in a restricted fashion. American Express was best placed in the Australian market to make the first move but it was reported that Apple had been struggling to close deals with the four major banks.

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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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