Apple Pay Launches On Monday, October 20

Tim Cook today announced during the company’s iPad and Mac event that Apple Pay will be launching on Monday with companies like Groupon, Uber, Airbnb and Target. It also revealed the expanded list of merchants that will be turning on its mobile payments service soon — another round of massive, national chains:


“It’s going to change the way we pay for things,” Apple’s CEO said.

The earlier list of partners, announced at the debut of Apple Pay, will be turning on the service on Monday when Apple Pay goes live:


Apple has also signed up 500 banks since announcement in September.

Watch our full liveblog of the event here.