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How Apple’s update may turn the payments space on its head

“Since September 12, with the newly announced enhancements, any external device can now open an app automatically or trigger an Apple Pay payment by simply sending an NFC signal. The difference from last year is that the user doesn’t have to manually open an app anymore. And it doesn’t stop there: triggering an Apple Pay payment doesn’t […]
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Taiwan Cooperative Bank completed Taiwan’s first standardized QR Code payment in partnership with Visa

“Apple has announced within an update to its website on Friday that Apple Pay is ‘Coming Soon’ in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Payments Network (MADA), a major payment system in Saudi Arabia, has also confirmed that it will soon introduce support for Apple Pay. When this completes, Saudi Arabia would be about the 30th region where Apple Pay is officially […]
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Apple Pay and Apple Watch help customers celebrate America’s national parks

“Apple today introduced new ways customers can enjoy and support America’s national parks with an Apple Pay donation program and Apple Watch Activity Challenge. From August 24 through 31, Apple is donating $1 to the National Park Foundation for every purchase made with Apple Pay at any Apple Store, on apple.com or through the Apple Store app in the […]
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Apple adds support for contactless student ID cards in Wallet

“Starting today, students at three universities are among the first to enjoy the convenience of using just their iPhone and Apple Watch to get around on and off campus. At Duke University and the Universities of Alabama and Oklahoma, students can now add their ID card to Apple Wallet and use it to pay quickly […]