Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting banks

Apple Pay has officially launched in Germany, as a report first suggested as a possibility earlier today. Users have taken to Twitter to show they are successfully able to add their debit and credit cards to Apple’s mobile payment platform. more… The post Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting […]

Australian banks eliminate fee demands, focus legal assault on opening up Apple Pay NFC tech

The four Australian banks at the core of the ongoing debate about opening up Apple Pay in the country have narrowed down their demands after being snubbed by the country’s competition regulator, and are now solely focusing on opening access to iPhone and Apple Watch NFC technology. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

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 30 credit unions and small banks in the country… more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Apple calls Australian banks’ request to bargain over Apple Pay a detriment to consumers, mobile wallet adoption

Apple in a recent filing with Australia’s antitrust watchdog slammed a request from the country’s three top banks for collective negotiations over third-party access to Apple Pay NFC technology, saying a threatened boycott would not only harm consumers, but hinder mobile wallet adoption and innovation. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Mophie introduces new power banks with a sleek aluminum design and Bluetooth monitoring

From 9to5Toys.com: Just a few weeks after launching a new slim iPhone 6/s battery case and power bank, Mophie is back again today with five new external batteries. We’ve seen a lot of power banks in our day – and regularly have deals too – but the new Mophie powerstations use an aluminum shell that, from pictures […]

Banks in the U.K. Gearing Up for Apple Pay Launch as Santander Allows Customers to Register Cards

Apple Pay in the United Kingdom has yet to officially launch, but some banks are preparing for the upcoming release of the payments service and have begun allowing customers to register their cards for use with Apple Pay. Several Santander customers on the MacRumors forums have been able to successfully add their cards to Passbook […]

Apple Pay added to 12 more banks and credit unions

With Apple steadily rolling out its mobile payment service across the United States, support for Apple Pay has now gone live from these new banks and credit unions: Banner Bank BayPort Credit Union California Coast Credit Union Centier Bank Community First Credit Union (CA) Glenview State Bank HAPO Community Credit Union Prestige Community Credit Union […]