Apple Pay support comes to Ally Bank

Article Image Customers of Ally Bank can now use their debit card with Apple Pay, allowing secure contactless payments with iPhone and Apple Watch at compatible points of sale.

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The Sluggish Crawl to Chip-Secured Shopping


For retailers that do not yet accept EMV cards — credit and debit cards with chips embedded in them — a spine-tingling deadline arrived last week. Liability for any payment fraud that results from acceptance of old-school plastic shifted to them. The magnetic chips in EMV cards will reduce in-store payment fraud, which affected 62 percent of companies, according to the 2015 Payments Fraud and Control Survey report from the Association of Financial Professionals, or AFP.

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Apple adds UBS, 29 other financial institutions to Apple Pay roster

Apple on Tuesday added another 30 institutions to the list offering credit and debit cards with support for Apple Pay, the most prominent being the U.S. branch of UBS, a Swiss banking and investment firm primarily serving rich and institutional clients.



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Chinese Apple Pay launch in limbo as iOS 8.3 fails to deliver expected UnionPay support

Negotiations between Apple and China’s state-owned credit and debit card processor UnionPay to launch Apple Pay services have hit a wall, according to a report on Monday, suggesting iPhone 6 owners in the region may not be able to use Apple’s mobile payments service anytime soon.



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Banks reportedly clamp down on Apple Pay card provisioning in wake of fraud

Banks are instituting more stringent credit and debit card authorization policies for Apple Pay users after criminals took advantage of previously lax security protocols to provision new accounts using stolen card data.



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Plastc is an e-ink, NFC ‘meta’ card that will (try to) replace your entire wallet

Plastc Card and a cup of coffee
There’s a new company in town that wants to replace your credit, debit, and store cards with a single digital “meta” card: The unpronounceable and probably-conceived-during-a-drunken-game-of-scrabble Plastc. The Plastc Card is the same size and thickness (0.8mm) as a credit card, but it manages to pack in a battery, e-ink display, NFC, and other high-tech features, along with the usual magnetic strip.

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