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Apple introduces mobile payment service Apple Pay

Tuesday 9 September 2014 | 22:54 CET | News
Apple has introduced Apple Pay, a new secure and private mobile payment service that works with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus via a new NFC antenna design, a dedicated chip called the Secure Element and Touch ID. With Apple Pay, users can add their credit card or debit card on file from their iTunes Store account. Apple Pay will also work with the newly announced Apple Watch. Beginning in October, with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay will be available in the US as a free update to iOS 8. Apple Pay APIs will be available to developers in iOS 8. 

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