Apple Card Outage Persists for Several Hours [Resolved]
If your Apple Card has not been working today, you are not alone. Apple's credit card has been suffering from a widespread outage that has persisted for several hours, according to Apple's system status page.
"Users may not be able to manage their Apple Card, make payments, and may not see recent transactions," the page reads.
Launched in the United States in August 2019, the Apple Card's key features include Wallet app integration with color-coded spending summaries, no fees, and up to three percent cashback on purchases, paid out daily. A physical, titanium Apple Card is also available for use at retail locations that do not accept contactless payments.
Update: Apple's system status page says the outage has been resolved.
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[HEADING=2]Apple Card Outrage Persists for Several Hours[/HEADING]
I need a good nap.
NOTE: failure for purchases can be broken for any card when you swipe at the terminal and the terminal is unable to contact the bank to get an authorization. I’ve had that happen with all credit cards I’ve ever had. You typically have to use a different card and if that fails it usually means the problem is on the merchant’s end. Online retailers usually don’t show you this problem if they can’t authorize — they just try again before fulfilling the order.
The short answer is yes. Both Visa and MasterCard have been DDOS'd before, pretty much any big bank or corporation has as well, often multiple times. None of the companies like to talk about it.
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