More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.
The exchange's Web site is back online, but only with a statement that it's closing all transactions for the time being.
United Airlines will equip 23,000 of its cabin crew with Apple's phablet.
The new payment option is only available in the US and UK -- and only on Apple's website at this point.
Online auction giant could shed 10 percent of its workforce as it readies separation from its payments unit.
The agency reportedly has a special division that monitors international banking and credit card transactions, says Germany's Der Spiegel.
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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.