What does Apple mean by the "Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) has taken effect?" Here's what PSD2 is and why you shouldn't bother if you use Apple Pay.
Samsung Pay is narrowly ahead of Apple Pay in terms of the number of global markets supported, even if the latter has made a much earlier debut in Italy.
Previewed early last month, the Google Pay Android app is now available as a free Play Store download in lieu of the old Android Pay digital wallet service.
Following Ireland and Taiwan earlier this year, as well as more than a dozen countries previously, Apple Pay has now officially expanded to Italy.
Today's another big day for the digital wallet market, as Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay expand to Belgium, Ireland and India respectively.
More US banks are supporting Android Pay now than you can count, as well as a rapidly growing roster of Australian Apple Pay partners.