Europe

Apple’s new iCloud data center in Viborg is now operational, running on 100% renewable energy.

After nearly four years of construction, Apple's new iCloud data center, located near the Danish city of Viborg in Europe, is now operational. Like all of the company's data centers, this one's running on 100 percent renewable energy. Earlier this summer, the Cupertino company completed one of Scandinavia’s largest solar arrays to power the Viborg facility. It marks the first Danish solar project built without the use of public subsidies.

Apple Pay goes live in Belgium

Apple on Wednesday launched its mobile payments service Apple Pay in Belgium. Customers in this country can now add their MasterCard or Maestro debit or credit cards to the Wallet app on their device in order to use it to pay for goods and services in stores, online and in apps via an iPhone, Apple Watch or Mac.