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Apple Card Review: The Credit Card of the Future Is No Card At All

“Apple has long pestered users to adopt Apple Pay , but now it offers a financial incentive: If you have the Apple Card, you get 2% back on purchases you make using Apple Pay—3% when you use the card to buy apps, movies and devices from Apple. The rewards appear daily in a digital Apple […]

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Apple Pay Set to Debut in 16 Additional European Countries

“Technology giant Apple is set to launch its mobile payment platform Apple Pay for cardholders in 16 additional countries in Eastern Europe, MacRumors has reported. As per the plan, the mobile payments service will now be launched in Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Latvia, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia.”
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Apple Pay on Track To Hit 10 Billion Transactions in 2019

“Boosted in part by transit systems and other merchants adopting contactless payments, the Apple Pay mobile-payments service had another quarter of record volume and is heading for a milestone this year, Apple Inc. chief executive Tim Cook said Tuesday. “Apple Pay transaction volume more than doubled year-over-year, and we are on track to reach 10 […]
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The Apple Card Starts Rolling Out Today

“Apple says a random selection of people who signed up to be notified about the Apple Card will be invited to sign up today, although the company won’t disclose exactly how many people will be in the preview group. The signup process, which requires iOS 12.4, involves entering your address, birthday, income level, and last […]
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Half of US Apple Pay Users Set to Apply for an Apple Card

“52% of Apple Pay users say they are likely to apply for an Apple Card in the next 12 months, a JD Power survey of US consumers has found. To date, roughly 11% of adults report using Apple Pay for purchases in-store, and that number rises to 20% among people who use an iPhone, JD […]
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Consumers Are Receptive to the Unconventional Apple Card, Separate Studies Show

“Apple Inc.’s new Apple Card is an unconventional animal with what some observers call ho-hum rewards, but separate studies released Wednesday show the card nonetheless could make a big splash. Research firm J.D. Power said its late June survey found “awareness is already remarkably high” for a product that offers “middle-of-the-road” rewards compared with other […]
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Apple Card Review: The Credit Card of the Future Is No Card At All

“The Apple Card makes quite an impression. The white titanium slab contains no numbers or expiration date—only your name, an Apple logo and the chip. Whip it out of your wallet and it clatters onto a table with a delightful “tink” sound. James Bond might be a Black Card guy , but Q would definitely […]
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Apple Card Can’t Be Used to Buy Crypto

“Cryptocurrency fans who were hoping to use Apple’s forthcoming credit card to splash on coin are out of luck. You also won’t be able to use the Apple Card to buy lottery tickets, casino gambling chips in any form, physical or virtual, or foreign currency or travelers checks.”