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Apple reports Q2 2022 revenue of $97.3 billion

It's been another quarter for Apple, and, as it turns out, it was a pretty healthy one for the company, too. Today, Apple has officially released the finer details regarding its second fiscal quarter of 2022. Which means we get to find out just how much money the company brought in over the last few months.

Apple Card currently experiencing issues, including paying the bill

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iCloud, Apple's cloud-based service which is associated with so many of different other services, is having a bit of a rough 2022. The year started out with many developers raising concerns that iCloud sync for third-party apps had been experiencing issues for quite some time. But then various services, including Game Center, Backup, Photos, and other services experienced outages throughout the month.

Apple Card is once again offering 6% Daily Cash on eligible Apple Online Store purchases [Updated: not so much]

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In time for the holiday season in 2019, Apple rolled out a boost to Daily Cash earnings for Apple Card owners. Typically, Apple offers 3% cash back when buying eligible products from an Apple Store, either in a physical retail shop or online. And if you use Apple Pay. But while Apple may have skipped last year, it appears the program's boost to 6% was good enough to bring back eventually.

Mastercard is dropping the magnetic stripe for security purposes beginning in 2024, Apple Card included

As time marches on, and security needs change and evolve, companies need to do the same thing. There once was a time when you'd hand a store associate a credit card and they'd use a physical machine to copy your card details on some paper and call it good. Today, though, our credit and debit cards are outfitted with small chips that make them much more secure than a flimsy piece of paper. They are also equipped with a magnetic strip, too, but it looks like that's on the way out.