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Apple Pay Rolling Out in Czech Republic and Saudi Arabia

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:13 am PST by
Apple Pay is rolling out to users in Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic, according to multiple reports from tipsters and posts across social media this morning. Juch! 🥳🇨🇿 #ApplePay #Czech pic.twitter.com/Eddi2C32ht— Marcel Soukeník (@so_khenick) February 19, 2019 Apple's digital payment system already appears to be active for a number of banks and financial services across both...

Apple Pay is 'Coming Soon' in Saudi Arabia

Friday October 5, 2018 7:00 am PDT by
Apple today announced that Apple Pay is "coming soon" in Saudi Arabia, without providing a more specific timeframe. The Saudi Payments Network (MADA), a major payment system in Saudi Arabia, also confirmed that it will soon introduce support for Apple Pay. #Saudi Payment Network (MADA) announces it will soon Introduce #apple pay in #SaudiArabia 🇸🇦 Visit us at https://t.co/eE9VdOyjxb pic.tw ...

Saudi Prince Meets Tim Cook at Apple Park to Discuss Education and App Development Opportunities

Sunday April 8, 2018 5:33 am PDT by
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Tim Cook and other top Apple executives on Saturday at the company's new Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino to discuss app development, education, and other partnership opportunities (via Saudi Press Agency). For the Saudi prince and his entourage of officials, the visit was part of a whirlwind tour that included stops to visit Virgin ...

Apple Holding Discussions With Saudi Arabian Government to Open Retail Store in 2019

Thursday December 28, 2017 5:18 am PST by
Apple could debut its first retail location within Saudi Arabia as soon as 2019, thanks to the government's current push towards a "high-tech look" for the country. Reuters reports today that officials in Saudi Arabia's capital of Riyadh -- including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman -- are currently in licensing discussions with both Apple and Amazon in an effort to entice major technology...

Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on FaceTime and Other Video/Voice Calling Apps

Thursday September 21, 2017 7:14 am PDT by
Saudi Arabia today lifted a ban on services that provide access to calling someone over the internet, part of government efforts attempting to attract more business to the country. This means that "all online voice and video call services," including Apple's FaceTime and Microsoft's Skype, opened up for user access last night at midnight (via Reuters). These apps and services previously...

Apple Watch Launches in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates on October 22

Thursday October 8, 2015 5:35 am PDT by
Apple has updated its regional websites for Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates to announce the Apple Watch will be available on October 22. Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates will be part of the eighth Apple Watch launch wave. Apple Watch expands to Belgium, Finland, Norway, Luxembourg and Poland tomorrow and to Brazil and Columbia on October 16. April 24: Australia, Canada, China, ...