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Apple Pay

Apple Pay Vs. Walmart

Walmart offers a boneheaded explanation for why it’s blocking Apple Pay

October 29th, 2014

There’s really no good way to spin Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid’s decision to collectively block NFC-enabled mobile payment platforms such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet. This is especially true because the merchants’ real reason for blocking these platforms is because they want to instead promote CurrentC, the mobile app developed by the Merchant Customer …

Apple Pay CVS Walmart Rite Aid

Apple implies CVS and Walmart will get left behind if they block Apple Pay

October 27th, 2014

Apple is obviously not happy about retailers such as CVS and Walmart blocking the use of Apple Pay at their retail locations but the company isn’t about to come out with a blistering attack against them, especially when it’s trying to coax both companies to start accepting its mobile payment platform again. Instead, a company …

iPhone 6 NFC Chip

Apple’s iPhone 6 NFC ambitions are so much bigger than Apple Pay

October 27th, 2014

When Apple announced that the iPhone 6 would feature NFC, fans and analysts began to speculate about how the company would take advantage of the new technology. Since the smartphone launched, Apple Pay has dominated the conversation, but The Information reports that Apple is currently in talks with other potential partners in order to build …

Apple Pay Vs. CurrentC

Walmart and CVS are insane for blocking Apple Pay

October 27th, 2014

So now we know that Apple Pay and Google Wallet have been disabled at stores such as Walmart, CVS and RiteAid because these retailers have banded together to make their own mobile payments platform called CurrentC. While these merchants no doubt think that CurrentC will be a winner for them, the truth is it will …

Apple Pay at Walmart, Best Buy and CVS

Why you can’t Apple Pay at Walmart, Best Buy, CVS and Rite Aid

October 27th, 2014

Apple rolled out its wireless payment application a week ago via a software update, but that doesn’t mean all retailers are excited to see the iPhone maker finally release its own take at mobile payments. Apple Pay, which many expect to significantly boost the popularity of contactless payments, will not be available in many major stores, …

Apple Pay Amazon Rewards Visa Card

Apple just got another huge player to support Apple Pay

October 24th, 2014

Apple Pay rolled out on Monday to a great deal of fanfare, but launching the service was only half the battle. Now Apple is faced with the enormous challenge of gradually adding support for every credit, debit and gift card in the United States in the coming months. It appears that Apple isn’t wasting any time either …

Tim Cook on Apple Watch and Apple Pay

Apple wants you to wonder how you ever lived without its Apple Watch

October 24th, 2014

In an interview with Xinhua while in China, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook talked about several matters important to the company, including the iPhone, Apple Pay, personal data security and China, but also the upcoming Apple Watch. Expected to arrive at some point in early 2015, the Watch should become an indispensable device to buyers.