Apple Pay is currently available in 33 countries but it looks like the iPhone maker might soon meet its self-imposed goal of having it available in forty countries worldwide in 2019 because the mobile payments service appears to be launching soon in a bunch of European countries.
The Cupertino firm will offer at least one free coding session every day in every Apple Store across Europe for the European Union Code Week, which is a grassroots initiative which aims to bring coding and digital literacy to everybody in a fun and engaging way.
Apple’s proposed acquisition of British music discovery app Shazam has reportedly sparked an in-depth antitrust investigation in Europe through September 4 because the European Commission is concerned the deal might give the iPhone maker an unfair advantage in poaching users from its rivals, like Spotify.
A new 32GB version of iPhone 6 in Gold has been quietly available at one online carrier in China since late February, and since March 10 prominently in Taiwan as the cheapest iPhone ever offered on the Taiwan Mobile network. As per a local blog, the 32GB “limited-edition” iPhone 6 in Space Gray will launch as soon as next week in Belarus—a 9.5 million people landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia, among other neighboring countries.
Sources say the phone will go on sale via i-Store, priced at the equivalent of $522 (999 Belarusian rubles). For context, i-Store is an Apple Premium Reseller located in Minsk, the country’s capital and the most populous city with 2+ million people.