A day after Apple added support for more than 20+ banks and credit unions to Apple Pay in the United States, the mobile payment service has gained support for Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank in the United Kingdom. With the addition of these two banks, Apple Pay is now supported by over 20 banks in the UK.
Target recently revealed its own quarterly earnings, and, as revealed by Yahoo! Finance, apparently Apple had something to do with it.
Digitimes reports that TSMC has managed to beat Samsung in securing orders for Apple’s A11 chipset that will power the iPhones in 2017. In addition to fabricating A11 chips, TSMC will also be providing its backend integrated fan-out (InFO) water-level packaging technology for the chips.
A day after Apple started supporting carrier billing in Switzerland and Taiwan, the company is now bringing support for carrier billing to Japan. For now, subscribers on Japan’s second larger network KDDI will be able to take advantage of carrier billing.
As Apple continues to seek out content for Apple Music, especially in the exclusivity department, content deals are part of the game.
On his second visit to China this year, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has announced that the company will be building its first research and development center in the country. This will also be Apple’s first R&D center in the Asia-Pacific region.
Apple has rolled out carrier billing for iOS users in Taiwan and Switzerland. This will allow Apple users in these countries with an option to be directly billed for their purchases on the iTunes Store App Store in their monthly mobile bill.