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November 13, 2017
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Apple launching first redesigned Apple Store in Australia on November 24

Apple has been slowly updating its Apple Stores around the world with the major new redesigns led by Jony Ive, during a redefining of the retail stores as ‘town squares’ by Angela Ahrendts. The new look will now make its … Continue reading

March 23, 2017
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Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S., Australia and China. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

February 17, 2017
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Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, evacuated by police reportedly investigating a bomb scare; now reopened

Apple’s flagship retail store in Sydney’s central business district was evacuated earlier today in what was described only as a ‘police operation.’ more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

February 10, 2017
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Apple Pay to support cards from ING, Macquarie in Australia next month

As Apple fights off regulatory attacks from Australia’s "big three" banks in a bid to widen regional Apple Pay adoption, major international brands ING and Macquarie on Friday local time promised to support the digital payments system in the near … Continue reading

January 26, 2017
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Facebook begins showing sponsored posts in Messenger with small test in Australia and Thailand

After testing the ability for brands to communicate directly with users, Facebook today announced its next step in monetizing its Messenger platform. In a post on the Messenger blog, Facebook product manager Eddie Zhang announced that the company is launching a … Continue reading

December 19, 2016
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First AirPods Orders Begin Arriving in Australia and New Zealand as Apple Stores Begin Sales

It’s Monday morning in New Zealand and Australia, which means the first customers who placed orders for Apple’s new AirPods have begun receiving them according to reports from MacRumors readers. Deliveries are taking place across the two countries now, and … Continue reading

November 15, 2016
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Apple Pay adds support for new banks in China, Russia, & Australia

Apple today updated its list of supported Apple Pay banks to a new banks and credit unions in Mainland China, Russia, and Australia. The additions include nine new banks and credit unions in China, four in Russia, and over 30 in Australia. … Continue reading

November 9, 2016
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Apple Pay comes to over 30 new credit unions & banks in Australia thanks to new Cuscal partnership

Apple Pay has been slow to gain traction in Australia as Apple fights with the large banks for adoption. Now, however, Apple has signed a deal with payments group Cuscal that will see the mobile payments service come to more than … Continue reading

April 28, 2016
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Apple Pay Expands Beyond American Express in Australia with ANZ Support

Apple today updated its Apple Pay website in Australia to note that Apple Pay now supports credit and debit cards from the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (aka ANZ). The ANZ website has also been updated with a new … Continue reading

October 25, 2015
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Apple Pay Badges Appear in Some Maps Listings in Australia, Canada and Europe

Apple Pay badges have been added to Apple Maps listings for select Coles and Woolworths supermarket locations in Australia, as spotted by multiple users on discussion forum AppleTalk Australia. The badges are normally reserved for locations that accept Apple Pay, … Continue reading

June 17, 2015
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Apple Watch Now Available for Purchase in Apple Retail Stores in Australia

We reported this morning that Apple Watch shipments had begun arriving at Apple Stores in the United States ahead of the imminent launch of in-store availability, and it now appears that in-stores sales of the Apple Watch will indeed begin … Continue reading