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Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch using its new mobile payment service Apple Pay.
Greg Joswiak, vice president of iPhone, iPod and iOS product marketing, also says the iOS 8.0.1 bug, which caused phones to lose connectivity, was because of how the operating system was delivered, not because of the software itself.
Tim Cook says the Apple Watch is "cool," the iPhone will remain Apple's top moneymaker, Apple Pay is in a skirmish with retailers, and he'd love to team up with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
The new device, with a sapphire-crystal display and pulse-tracking sensors, starts at $349 and will be available early next year.
The company encourages consumers to use its mobile payments service by making it available on its highly-anticipated wearable.
After Apple changed the rules on virtual currencies, the first Bitcoin apps are returning to the App Store.
Apple and Samsung will have one hour each to present more testimony Monday, rather than wrap up evidence Friday, because of an appeals court ruling related to one of the patents at issue in the case.
The new payment option is only available in the US and UK -- and only on Apple's website at this point.
With the expanded list, Apple says its mobile-payments system now supports cards that account for 90 percent of credit card purchases in the US.
If true, the technology would work with regular credit card readers, potentially giving Samsung an edge over Apple in the mobile wallet arena.