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Apple Pay launches in Canada

Media | 11/17/2015 2:56 pm EST

American Express Co. announced Tuesday that Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay is now available for its eligible customers and small businesses in Canada. American Express said that once customers add their American Express card to their Apple Pay account they will be able to pay at select participating merchcants. It added that customers will also have access to real-time notifications of details on all purchases made and easy connection to the American Express mobile app to have more detailed account monitoring. American Express added that “for security, a card in Apple Pay will be tokenized with a different number than the card member’s plastic card,” and every payment will be “authorized with touch ID or a passcode before the transaction is processed.” Apple Pay can be used to pay with on an iPhone 6, 6 Plus,...

Apple Pay coming to Canada, with Amex

Media | 10/28/2015 2:19 pm EDT

Apple Inc.'s mobile payment system is coming to Canada but will be, at least initially, limited to holders of credit cards from American Express Co. Apple CEO Tim Cook, during a conference call Tuesday to discuss the company's fourth-quarter earnings, announced that Apple Pay would be in Canada and Australia this year for American Express customers, and Spain, Singapore and Hong Kong would follow next year. Apple Pay is currently operational only in the United States and United Kingdom. American Express said in a press release that the partnership would allow customers in Canada and...