Tag: Australia

Apple among tech companies voicing opposition to new anti-encryption law in Australia

Last week, we reported that Australia had passed a new anti-encryption law that could force Apple and other tech companies to help law enforcement access encrypted messages. TechCrunch reports today,… Read more »

Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S.,… Read more »

Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, evacuated by police reportedly investigating a bomb scare; now reopened

Apple’s flagship retail store in Sydney’s central business district was evacuated earlier today in what was described only as a ‘police operation.’ more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Facebook begins showing sponsored posts in Messenger with small test in Australia and Thailand

After testing the ability for brands to communicate directly with users, Facebook today announced its next step in monetizing its Messenger platform. In a post on the Messenger blog, Facebook product… Read more »

First AirPods Orders Begin Arriving in Australia and New Zealand as Apple Stores Begin Sales

It’s Monday morning in New Zealand and Australia, which means the first customers who placed orders for Apple’s new AirPods have begun receiving them according to reports from MacRumors readers…. Read more »

Apple Pay comes to over 30 new credit unions & banks in Australia thanks to new Cuscal partnership

Apple Pay has been slow to gain traction in Australia as Apple fights with the large banks for adoption. Now, however, Apple has signed a deal with payments group Cuscal that… Read more »

Apple Pay Badges Appear in Some Maps Listings in Australia, Canada and Europe

Apple Pay badges have been added to Apple Maps listings for select Coles and Woolworths supermarket locations in Australia, as spotted by multiple users on discussion forum AppleTalk Australia. The… Read more »