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Macau Bank BNU Announces Apple Pay Support

Apple Pay has officially arrived in Macau, a Special Administrative Region of China. Local bank Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU) and UnionPay International Hong Kong Branch (UPI) on Monday jointly announced support for Apple's mobile payment platform in the territory. "BNU cardholders will be able to easily add their UnionPay debit and credit cards to Apple Pay on iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad and Mac for convenient and secure everyday shopping," the bank told Macau News Agency.The service will allow its clients with Apple devices to make mobile payments in Macau's Greater Bay Area and worldwide, in stores, restaurants, taxis, vending machines and that security and privacy will be of great concern for the service. View this post on Instagram 澳門終於有Apply pay 但點解卡面唔多啱?😂 #Macau #澳門之日常 #Applepay A post shared by Stanley Au Yeung (@waiponga) on Aug 5, 2019 at 6:45pm PDT Apple CEO Tim Cook said in March that Apple Pay would be available in more than 40 countries and regions by the end of 2019, although Apple's website has yet to be updated with the full list. Apple Pay first launched in the United States in October 2014. You can view the full list of Apple Pay countries and regions on Apple’s website. (Thanks, Chris!)

iPhone 7 Arrives in More Countries Starting October 7

Apple has announced that iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch in India on October 7 and in Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, South Africa, and Turkey on October 14. The smartphones also launch in Ukraine on October 7, and in South Korea and Thailand on October 21, according to local news reports. In India, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available through online shops Flipkart, which began accepting pre-orders earlier today, and Infibeam. Pricing starts at Rs 60,000, with trade-in deals available. In South Africa, the smartphones will be available through Cell C, iStore, and select other carriers and resellers in the country. Pricing starts at R12 999 for iPhone 7 and R15 499 for iPhone 7 Plus. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launched in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and other first wave countries on September 16, followed by over 30 more countries on September 23. Additional countries will likely

Apple Begins Hiring for Flagship Chinese Retail Store in Macau

Apple has posted several job listings today for an upcoming retail store in Macau, a Special Administrative Region of China. The store is looking to fill Specialist, Creative, Genius, Store Leader and Manager positions, in addition to hiring for the Apple Store Leader Program and multiple business-related positions. Chinese-language newspaper Macao Daily reported in June that Apple is planning to open a flagship store in Macau, which is located across from Hong Kong, but the news went largely uncovered by mainstream media. At the time, the report claimed that Apple had not finalized a location for the upcoming store. Apple celebrated the grand opening of its Apple Store in Brussels today, while two new Apple Stores also open in Nanjing, China and Florence, Italy today and September 26 respectively. Apple now operates over 460 retail stores