Apple Pay

Apple’s Pay Later installment credit scheme will live under a new lending subsidiary

The news that Apple would offer its own “buy now, pay later” service splitting any Apple Pay bill into installments hit the fintech lending world like a thunderbolt. But it turns out the n

Apple Pay Later lets you split up purchases into four payments at no interest

Apple today announced a major update to Apple Pay called Apple Pay Later, which will allow users to split the cost of an Apple Pay purchase into four equal payments over six weeks without interest or

Apple faces charges over Apple Pay following EU antitrust complaint

The European Commission has shared the preliminary findings of an antitrust case focused on Apple Pay on iOS devices. According to antitrust investigators, Apple abused its dominant position, as compe

Apple adds Ace Hardware as a new Apple Card cashback partner

Apple is adding another new cashback partner for Apple Card with the addition of Ace Hardware. When customers shop at Ace Hardware in stores, online or in-app, using Apple Card with Apple Pay, they&#8

Flutterwave backs UK fintech Dapio in $3.4M round for its contactless payments play

Dapio, the U.K.-based cashless payment solutions provider for businesses, today announced that it has raised $3.4 million to fuel the launch of its ‘Tap to Pay’ solution for Android users in the U

Apple announces ‘Tap to Pay’ feature that will allow iPhones to accept contactless payments

Apple has announced plans to introduce a new Tap to Pay feature for iPhone that turns the device into a contactless payment terminal. The company says that later this year, U.S. merchants will be able

Sunday competitor Qlub emerges with $17M seed round from Cherry and Point Nine

Our behavior at restaurants and venues has changed massively in the last two years because of the pandemic, but many of us have realized the huge advantages of being able to order via phones from the

Apple launches support for hotel keys in Apple Wallet, initially with Hyatt Worldwide

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June, the company teased its plans to incorporate support for home, office and hotel keys into Apple Wallet, as well as state driver licenses. Today,

Apple ordered to comply with court’s decision over in-app payments in Epic Games case

A federal judge has ruled that Apple can’t push back the deadline to update App Store policies, as previously ordered in the court’s decision on California’s Epic Games v. Apple laws

Nigerian businesses can now accept Apple Pay on Paystack

Paystack, the African fintech company that powers and processes payments for businesses, today announced that it is launching Pay with Apple Pay on its platform. The company, in a statement, called th

Apple is reportedly working on a pay later feature for Apple Pay

If you’ve done any online shopping in the last little while, there’s a good chance you’ve run into services like Affirm and PayPal’s Pay in 4. They allow you to purchase something and pay f

Europe charges Apple with antitrust breach, citing Spotify App Store complaint

The European Commission has issued a formal ‘statement of objections’ against Apple, saying today that its preliminary view is Apple’s app store rules distort competition in the mark

Google Pay update adds grocery offers, transit expansions and spending insights

Following November’s overhaul of Google Pay, which saw the service expanding into personal finance, the company today is rolling out a new set of features aimed at making Google Pay more a part

You can now pay for BART using an iPhone or Apple Watch

Good news, Bay Area! Apple Pay now works with Clipper cards. That means you can now use an iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for BART. Or Muni. Or Caltrain. Or the ferry! Or (almost) any other transit-rela

Fueled by pandemic, contactless mobile payments to surpass half of all smartphone users in US by 2025

Among other technology trends accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of contactless mobile payments boomed in 2020. According to a recent report by analyst firm eMarketer, in-store mobile payme

Apple Pay will soon work on BART and Muni

If you’ve ever tried to hop on the bus in San Francisco and were bummed to find that Apple Pay wasn’t an option (unlike in New York, Beijing and plenty of other major cities): good news! T

Venmo launches its first credit card, offering up to 3% cash back, personalized rewards

Last October, Venmo announced it would launch its first credit card sometime in 2020. Today, the PayPal-owned company is making good on those promises with the debut of the Venmo Credit Card, initiall

NYC’s push for citywide contactless transit payment is delayed by COVID-19

Last May, New York City’s Metro Transit Authority opened the first contactless payment systems at select subway station turnstiles. The system-wide rollout was set to be completed at all subway stop

Apple Card debuts a $50 sign-up bonus in partnership with Walgreens

Apple’s rewards-based credit card, Apple Card, is offering its first sign-up bonus in partnership with Walgreens. On Monday, June 1, Apple and Walgreens introduced a new offer that will pay cons

Leaked pics reveal Google smart debit card to rival Apple’s

Would you pay with a “Google Card?” TechCrunch has obtained imagery that shows Google is developing its own physical and virtual debit cards. The Google card and associated checking accoun
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