Apple has updated its System Status page to reflect an outage with Apple Pay. The outage is preventing Apple Card owners from paying their bill, locking/unlocking their physical card, requesting a physical card, or a new card number.
Apple Pay: Everything you need to know!
Bitcoin started getting attention from mainstream media when its value peaked in December 2017. Ever since then the adoption rate for bitcoin is steadily rising. Now Opera has announced that users can buy Ethereum and Bitcoin via its browser by using Apple Pay.
After Apple Pay’s expansion in the European markets such as Portugal and Slovakia last year, the mobile payment solution could soon make it to Mexico. Some users in the country were able to add their bank’s debit and credit cards to the Wallet app on their iPhones.
It is being reported that Apple executives have started meeting banks and credit companies in Israel so that they can start offering Apple Pay in the region.
Apple has come under the scanner of regulatory authorities once again. Germany has passed an anti-money laundering law that directs to open up the NFC chip on iPhones for other payment providers. According to a report by Reuters, the law is set to come in effect from next year.
5 years after Apple Pay first launched in the United States, it has become the most popular mobile payment app in the country surpassing the Starbucks mobile app which had long been the leader.
Apple has announced its latest Apple Pay promotion. As part of the offer, Apple Pay users will get free french fries at McDonald’s. Apple Pay users can grab a free pack of medium McDonald’s French fries every Friday in July.
Apple has rolled out Apple Pay in Slovakia and Portugal, with the service expected to go live in Greece anytime now. The company has greatly expanded the footprint of Apple Pay in Europe in recent months to include more countries.
Apple Pay continues to expand, finding its way into new regions across the globe. Several different countries in Europe recently gained support for the mobile payment option. And now two new additional regions may get support as well.
Apple seems to be aggressively expanding Apple Pay in Europe. After launching Apple Pay in Austria and teasing its imminent launch in the Netherlands, Monese — a European mobile banking service — has confirmed that Apple Pay will soon be available in 15+ European countries.