Even though Apple has been increasing its Services business, like apps, content, and advertising, Apple is still a hardware company.
In those markets, Apple Pay accounts for 90% of all mobile contactless payments.
Whenever Apple’s online services go down, the company provides basic information on its System Status page. In the past it just gave information on which service was down, with a brief timeline of the outage. Now, Apple updated the page to replace the timeline with something better.