Apple strikes China mobile payment deal

Smartphone giant Apple has announced the addition of UnionPay, the dominant Chinese debit and credit card payment organisation, as a payment option for Chinese App Store users, in what is likely to be a strategically significant move for Apple’s fortunes in the world’s largest smartphone market.

App Store opens to Unionpay in China

Consumers in China can now make purchases on Apple’s App Store using UnionPay credit and debit cards. Users with an Apple ID simply need to link their accounts to their UnionPay cards. Two months ago Apple was rumoured to have …

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