Apple adds support for contactless student ID cards in Wallet at three universities

Apple adds support for contactless student ID cards in Wallet at three universities

Students at three universities — Duke University and the Universities of Alabama and Oklahoma — can now use just their iPhone and Apple Watch to get around on and off campus. The Wallet app on these Apple devices adds support for student ID cards, making it more convenient to access everything on campus, says Jennifer Bailey, Apple’s vice president of Internet Services.

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Former Apple engineer wants credit for contributions to Find My iPhone, Passbook tech

Former Apple engineer wants credit for contributions to Find My iPhone, Passbook tech

Another day, another lawsuit. As noted by AppleInsider, Darren Eastman, a former Apple engineer, is suing the tech giant for failing to include his name as an inventor of five patent applications filed by the company, including the ideas behind the "Find My iPhone" and Apple's Passbook technology. 

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Apple Pay continues to dominate contactless pay; Ticketmaster to offer Wallet passes

Apple Pay continues to dominate contactless pay; Ticketmaster to offer Wallet passes

There's a lot going on behind the scenes with Apple's contactless pay system Apple Pay and the associated Wallet app. Platform executive Jennifer Bailey attended the Money 20/20 conference yesterday, where she noted that Apple Pay is now in 20 countries around the world with about 4,000 card issuers. In those countries, Apple Pay accounts for 90 percent of mobile contactless payments.

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Apple granted patent for location-based ticket books for iOS devices

Apple granted patent for location-based ticket books for iOS devices

Your iPhone and iPad may one day alert you to special offers at stores you're visiting or are near. The company has been granted a patent (number 9,125,014) for "location-based ticket books." It most likely involves the Wallet app in iOS 9 that's replacing the current Passbook app.

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