Apple Pay Later is delayed
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Monday, 26 September 2022 12:50

Apple Pay Later is delayed


Installment plan to help more people into debt does not work

Fruity cargo cult Apple's moves into the financial sector are working out about as well as you expect and its flagship "Apple Pay Later" has been ironically delayed until next year. 

Brussels charge Apple with playing monopoly
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Apple Pay in the dock


The EU has charged Apple with breaking EU competition law by abusing its dominant position in mobile payments to limit rivals' access to contactless technology.

Apple Pay with Visa has huge security hole
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Friday, 01 October 2021 13:11

Apple Pay with Visa has huge security hole


No authentication needed

Researchers have demonstrated that someone could use a stolen, unlocked iPhone to pay for thousands of dollars of goods or services, no authentication needed.

Apple Pay under investigation by antitrust regulators
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Ordered online sales companies to use its services

Fruity cargo cult, and convicted monopolist, Apple, is being investigated yet again over antitrust allegations.

EU will investigate Apple Pay if it becomes significant
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Not market dominant, so it escapes for now

EU regulators looked into Apple’s mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant, but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, Europe’s antitrust chief said.

Aussie banks moan that Apple is a bunch of drongos
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"Intransigent, closed and controlling" and not fair dinkum

Three Australian banks have moaned to the country’s anti-trust watch dingo that the Apple Pay service is not fair dinkum.

People snub digital wallets for now
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Tuesday, 13 September 2016 12:06

People snub digital wallets for now


We'd much rather have cash

It looks like the rush by Apple and Samsung to create digital wallets has been pretty much useless.

Samsung takes eBanking fight to US
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Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:10

Samsung takes eBanking fight to US


On Apple’s home turf with a cheaper easier product

Smartphone leader Samsung is taking its eBanking product to the home turf of its rival Apple.

Apple Pay is the Apple III of finance
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Friday, 03 June 2016 11:05

Apple Pay is the Apple III of finance


We told you so


While the Tame Apple Press claimed that Apple’s moves into the finance world with its Apple Pay service would be “game-changing” “super” and “great” we had grave doubts it would make much impact – it looks like we were right.

Chinese want shedloads of fingerprint sensors
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Expected to buy 2-300 million of them

Chinese smartphone vendors will ship an estimated 200-300 smartphones featuring fingerprint-recognizing functions this year.