An estimated 31 percent of iPhone users have made a purchase with Apple Pay in the past year, up from 25 percent a year ago, according to a new Apple Pay estimates shared today by Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster.
Apple Pay now has an estimated 252 million users, equating to 31 percent of the active installed iPhone base, according to Munster.
Apple does not provide official details on how many people use Apple Pay, but in a recent earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that there were upwards of 1 billion Apple Pay transactions in Q3 2018, triple the amount from a year ago.
Based on these figures combined with past Apple reports of yearly Apple Pay [...]
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On June 19, former AT&T executive and new chief executive of Warner Media John Stankey spoke to a group of HBO employees about changes coming to the premium cable company in the near future. The discussion was held in the wake of AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, which owns HBO, and also included HBO’s chief executive officer Richard Plepler.
The telecommunications company previously stated that it would take a „hands-off approach“ to running HBO, but The New York Times this weekend reported on Stankey’s speech and it sounds like that might not be the case. According to a video of the discussion, Stankey explained Warner [...]
Apple today announced that it will be rebuilding its Maps app „from the ground up“ with street-level data collected from its fleet of Apple Maps vehicles, in addition to high resolution satellite imagery.
TechCrunch‚s Matthew Panzarino reports that Apple Maps will see significant improvements as it relates to traffic, real-time road conditions, road systems, new construction, changes in pedestrian walkways, and more, starting with the San Francisco area in the next iOS 12 beta, and Northern California by fall.
“Since we introduced this six years ago — we won’t rehash all the issues we’ve had when we introduced it — we’ve done a huge [...]