Consumer Reports compared five mobile payment systems and found big differences in security and privacy practices.
John collects the interesting news articles that didn’t make the TMO headlines this week, the technical news debris. This week, the topics are all over the map, but one theme remains. Money. So dig in!
Apple has a new spot out that demonstrates the modern fight over who gets to pay for dinner (if you’re friends are awesome). It’s s short commercial that illustrates the ease with which one can pass money back and forth with your friends and family using Apple Pay Cash in iMessage. The spot’s called Just Text Them the Money, and it’s a scenario most of us have played out.
Chase now supports Apple Pay at nearly all 16,000 of its ATMs so customers can withdraw cash without inserting their credit or debit card in the machine.
At first, CVS removed support for mobile payments in favor of the CurrentC service.
The total number of Apple Pay transactions during Apple’s 2018 third fiscal quarter topped the 1 billion mark, beating both PayPal and Square.
Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple Pay’s projected dominance in contactless payments, plus Andrew explains why he’d like to see NFC in Apple’s HomePod.
Contactless payment system users, such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, are on track to hit 450 million by 2020, and Apple is going to account for half of them around the world. That’s according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Apple’s values, strengths and ecosystem advantages make it, more and more, the compelling, indeed, only choice for our tech life.
Redditor u/Sometimesexaggerates found out the hard way.
Apple has a new summertime Apple Pay promotion that’ll save you money when you buy movie tickets through Fandango, food through Grubhub, and more. The promotion runs from July 19th through August 1st.
Redditor u/Rabus has posted some interesting statistics to the r/Apple subreddit about Polish Apple Pay use. Let’s dive into the numbers.
New contactless terminals in the underground subway system work with Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards.
John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton from Mac Geek Gab join Jeff Gamet to talk tech about NFC, Apple Pay, digital keys, breathing new life into older Macs, and more.
Apple Pay is now available in Norway with three banks participating in the contactless payment system.
Apple Pay in Poland is here, according to Polish Apple website ThinkApple. Here is a list of supported banks.
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Terms, benefits, and other pertinent details are still being worked out between Goldman Sachs and Apple.
In those markets, Apple Pay accounts for 90% of all mobile contactless payments.
The announcement is aimed at businesses, in particular, as Apple works to add retailers that accept Apple Pay.