Apple Pay will now work with PayAnywhere, a card reader that attaches to mobile devices to accept NFC and magnetic stripe payments. That means Apple’s contactless payment solution will now work in 300,000 more places in the US, and we’re one step closer to the walletless utopia. Read more
Rite Aid, one of handful of stores that decided to back the MCX created CurrentC platform for mobile payments, is pulling a 180 and will begin accepting Apple Pay in 4,600 stores starting Aug. 15. Rite Aid follows Best Buy who did a similar about face back in April. Looks like corporate greed is losing this fight.
Apple Pay is now officially live in the UK, marking the first time the service has escaped outside the US. Starting today, iPhone 6 and Apple Watch-wearing Brits will be able to pay for stuff — and ride the subway! — without needing anything so 20th century as a wallet. Read more