Apple Pay gets White House approval with support for federal payment cards

Apple Pay has been expanding steadily since its launch last fall, but now it also has the support of the federal government. Speaking at the White House Cyber Security Summit today, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple Pay will support federal payment cards later this year, including social security and those used by veterans. Cook also hinted that federal transactions — like paying for tickets and gift shop items at national parks — will also work with the platform. By making the announcement today, he’s also making it clear that the government is pretty confident about Apple Pay’s security capabilities.



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