“Apple launched Apple Pay in 2014 with a plan to try to replace your wallet. Its first service was digital payments with credit and debit cards,” Dan Frommer reports for Recode. “In the meantime, it has added support for transit passes and loyalty cards, and — as announced tonight — for Square Cash.”
“But what about other things that still require carrying a physical wallet, such as identification cards?” Frommer reports. “‘Everything in your wallet, we’re thinking about,’ Apple VP Jennifer Bailey, who runs Apple Pay, said at tonight’s Code Commerce Series event in San Francisco.”
Frommer reports, “Bailey wouldn’t elaborate on plans to digitize forms of identification, such as drivers licenses, but it sounds like it’s the sort of thing Apple would like to eventually support.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We’ve been using Apple Pay more and more in the U.S. over the past few months. It seems many of the retail establishments we patronize have recently become Apple Pay-ready. Are you seeing that where you live, too?