The Union Bank of Switzerland is the largest Swiss banking institution in the world, and it just added support for Apple Pay.
Swiss bank UBS announced that it will be supporting Apple Pay in the near future as it gradually rolls out to customers in the next few weeks.
Swiss company Salt has launched an Apple TV remote alternative with more buttons and less touch pad.
Thanks to Apple’s input, the alternative remote doesn’t require any pairing with Apple TV and works out of the box. It includes directional arrows in place of the Siri Remote’s glass Touch surface, a power button in addition to a Menu button, along with separate volume and channel rockers and traditional media playback buttons.
Supposedly Apple even worked with Salt to create this.
Credit Suisse, the second largest bank in Switzerland, recently announced that Apple Pay is coming for its customers.
Apple has offered an unspecified technical fix to a problem with Apple Pay in Switzerland that disrupted the use of a local alternative.
Colluding banks may. have been the reason for the slow adoption of Apple Pay Switzerland. A probe has been opened to examine the matter.