Apple Pay lets users make in-store payments for physical goods or services using an iOS 8 app. Payment information is stored in their iOS device, and users can use Touch ID to provide their payment and shipping information to complete the transaction with a single touch. The SDK is written using Objective-C.
Social Money, an online goal savings platform provider, has announced the launch of the private beta version of the CorePro API which allows companies to integrate savings accounts into online and mobile applications. The CorePro Platform is the first product that Social Money has developed that offers an open API and was built using elements of the company's SmartyPig platform.
The W3C Web Payments Working Group announced that the Payment Request API is now being implemented in all major browsers including Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and WebKit. The Group also announced that the Payment Request API and Payment Method Identifiers have advanced to Candidate Recommendation Status.