Apple Pay is Apple’s mobile payment platform and digital wallet for storing tickets, passes, and other digital assets. It can be used at most contactless payment terminals, as well as for making purchases on websites that have incorporated Apple Pay into their shopping cart. The Apple Pay iPhone app is also where you manage your Apple Card credit card. Apple Pay also includes Apple Pay Cash, a peer-to-peer payment system.
Aside from French banks adding support, Apple updated its list to reflect the addition of over 20 more banks.
The U.S. bank list is now so long that Apple has introduced alphabetical sub-sections to make it easier to find your bank on the list. Other new entries added to the most recently updated list include Qpay in Australia; HSBC in France; Surgutneftegasbank in Russia; Banco Mediolanum in Spain; Concord bank and UkrSibbank in Ukraine; and N26 in the UK.
Apple Pay in France is getting support from BNP Paribas and HSBC Banks, joining 25 other French banks.
John Detrixhe argues that Apple should release its own debit card to prepare for the wave of contactless cards.
But consumers typically avoid moving their financial accounts and tend to be faithful, even when they dislike the service. An Apple debit card is a chance for the Silicon Valley-based company to give customers what they want—for God’s sake—before someone else does.
I’m not sure I’m sold on this idea. For a debit card maybe Apple could work with the bank it uses for device financing. I think what would be nice though is for Apple Pay Cash to work more like its own bank.
The spots show Apple Pay Cash being used by family members to share costs and directly pay for stuff.
Host Kelly Guimont chats with John Martellaro and Charlotte Henry about the return of the iPhone SE and Apple Pay’s continued deployment.
Now that Taco Bell is bringing back nacho fries, you can use your iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for them.
ING customers in Spain will finally be able to use Apple Pay, over two years after the service launched in the country.
Brokerage company TD Ameritrade adds support for Apple Pay and Apple Business Chat. This gives customers immediate access to funds transferred to their account.
The first group of banks to support it include Česká spořitelna, mBank, Komerční banka, Moneta and AirBank.
Turn-by-turn navigation on Apple Maps finally made it to India this week, as did the ability to order an Uber from within the app.
Apple has offered an unspecified technical fix to a problem with Apple Pay in Switzerland that disrupted the use of a local alternative.
Apple Pay finally launched in Germany with 15 major banks and credit card providers, as well as key retailers, announced as launch partners.
During this latest Apple Pay promotion event you can get special holiday offers from 12 stores from December 6 to December 19.
Target has long been a holdout from the payment service, but it sounds like it’s considering it.
The addition of these two countries makes the total number of Apple Pay countries 31.
Colluding banks may. have been the reason for the slow adoption of Apple Pay Switzerland. A probe has been opened to examine the matter.
Here’s how to manage your Apple Pay billing and shipping address.
Heads up Apple customers in Germany: German Apple Pay is launching soon. Banks like HVB and Bunq have already sent out emails to customers.
A Redditor claiming to work at an Apple Store in Brussels says that Belgium Apple Pay should launch in the next few weeks.
You can now get Apple Pay cashback with Discover debit cards. Get 1% back on qualifying purchases.