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Apple Pay

Apple Pay Identity Fraud

Banks are ‘scrambling’ to stamp out Apple Pay-related fraud

March 2nd, 2015

It apparently hasn’t taken very long for scammers to figure out ways to commit fraud with Apple Pay. The Guardian’s Charles Arthur writes that some banks are “scrambling” to fix Apple Pay-related problems on their end that have allowed criminals to use the platform to buy goods with stolen identities and credit card information.

Apple Pay vs. Android Pay vs. Google Pay

Apple Pay will soon get the rival it needs

February 26th, 2015

Even though Apple was not the first handset maker to come out with a wireless payments product for mobile devices, the company’s Apple Pay service — available only on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at the moment — became widely used in the U.S. surpassing existing NFC payment products that were already available on other platforms, including …

Yet another sign that Apple Pay is the breakthrough mobile payments hit we needed

February 25th, 2015

Chase Bank on Tuesday evening disclosed that more than 1 million of its customers have already provisioned debit and/or credit cards with Apple Pay. What’s more, the bank continues to see growth in Apple Pay adoption with each passing month, certainly an encouraging sign for Apple’s nascent mobile payments platform, and yet another indication that Apple Pay …

Apple Pay Visa Europe Launch

Apple Pay in Europe: Visa to add crucial security element to cards

February 24th, 2015

It’s only a matter of time until Apple’s iPhone and Watch payment system will be available in other markets than the U.S., and Visa Europe confirmed it’s rolling out a crucial security feature for cards issued in Europe, which seems to pave the way for an imminent Apple Pay launch in the region, at least …

Apple Pay Stores China

Apple Pay hits its first major hurdle

February 17th, 2015

Apple Pay is a product that has thus far seemed to mirror many successful products Apple has launched before it. As was the case with the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple was not the first company to enter this emerging category. Mobile payment systems have existed in various parts of the world for more than a …

Apple Pay Tip

This cool new free app brings Apple Pay where it has never gone before

January 21st, 2015

Apple Pay and other mobile payment services like it represent the future of payments in the United States and elsewhere. We have discussed that future a number of times here on BGR, most recently while covering a nifty new “smart card” called Coin that will soon try to replace every credit and debit card in your wallet …