Apple Pay coming to 200,000-plus websites, not just in-store or in-app 

Apple Pay on websites launched on Tuesday with the release of iOS 10 for the iPhone and iPad — and will hit Mac desktops when macOS Sierra launches next Tuesday.More than 200,000 websites — including small and large retailers — plan to support Apple Pay on their sites in coming weeks, Apple said Tuesday. Many[…]

Does ‘pay by app’ mean an end to shopping queues? 

Contactless payments may be all the rage these days, but you still have tap your smartphone, smartwatch or card on a terminal of some kind.And at busy times, this can mean standing in queues or hanging around for ages waiting for the restaurant bill to arrive.All that could be about to change.”Payments are vanishing inside[…]

Expedia, Overstock.com adopt Apple Pay while bricks-and-mortar mobile payments languish 

Expedia and Overstock.com are the latest to adopt Apple Pay into their commerce applications, reflecting retailers’ enthusiasm for online payments even as many steer clear of in-store mobile opportunities.Bricks-and-mortar retailers are proving slow to transition to EMV, a factor needed for in-store mobile payments, likely due to the lack of consumer interest as only 48 percent[…]