Payments

Apple Succeeds in Delaying Court-Mandated Changes to App Store Payments

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals earlier today granted Apple's motion to delay court-mandated changes to its App Store payment policies — reports Bloomberg. The changes were originally ordered by U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers' ruling in the Apple vs. Epic Games trial, which the iPhone maker promptly appealed against. The changes were...

Instagram Quietly Launches Native Payment Option for Some Users

According to a new report from TechCrunch, Instagram quietly launched a new in-app payment feature for some users. The payments feature allows users to add a credit or debit card with the option of an additional pin for additional security. After the initial setup, users will be able to make purchases on Instagram. Some users...

Charities Forced to Adjust as Canadians Turn Away from Cash

According to a new report from MoneySense, charities in Canada are being forced to adjust as Canadians start turning away from cash, in favour of other card-based payment methods. This will fundamentally chance how charities like the Salvation Army collects donations each December before Christmas. Will the presence of the Salvation Army kettles and the sound...

Greece Limits Online Payments, Affects Apple App Store, iTunes, and PayPal

Earlier this week, Greece enacted capital control restrictions to control the outflow of money, limiting international credit card payments to web services like Apple’s App Store and iTunes. The preventative measures began to affect Apple customers in Greece on Tuesday when iCloud Drive subscribers were met with service disruptions if their plan was up for...