The financial services corporation Visa has announced that folks in Japan can now add their Visa debit or credit cards to the Wallet app for use with contactless payments via Apple Pay.
Apple Pay has officially launched in Israel, a nine million people market.
The Vivid Money mobile banking service now supports Apple Pay in France.
Parisians riding on public transit can now use the Metro Smart Navigo digital cards on their iPhone or Apple Watch to buy metro passes with Apple Pay.
New York City's Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) has announced that Apple Pay and other contactless payment methods are now accepted at all stations and on all buses.
Apple Pay, the iPhone maker’s digital wallet, looks like it's going to become a battleground for regulators, with several antitrust probes having already begun as the COVID-19 pandemic turbocharges use of contactless payments.
Apple Pay, the iPhone maker's mobile payments service, is coming to Israel by the end of this year, according to Ynet (via MacRumors). Israel has a population of nearly ten million people.
Apple's chief executive revealed during yesterday's conference call discussing the company's September quarter earnings with analyst and Wall Street investors that the coronavirus pandemic gave the Apple Pay contactless payment solution a major boost.
iOS 14.2 brings a Yearly Activity option for the Apple Card. It's available under the Activity view in the upcoming iOS 14.2 update, having appeared in the second beta that dropped yesterday.
According to an official announcement, the Washington Metro now officially supports the Express Transit feature of Apple Pay after announcing upcoming support last December.
Holders of Sparkasse's popular Giro debit card in Germany, also known as the Sparkassen-Card, cano now add there card to the Wallet app and use it for Apple Pay.
The Los Angeles Metro yesterday confirmed that the TAP card system for public transport will be picking up support for the Apple Pay mobile payment feature from Apple later this year.