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Apple's App Store Begins Accepting China UnionPay Payments

Apple is finally letting its Chinese customers make purchases in its App Store with China UnionPay cards -- the country’s most popular credit and debit card service. With the move, Apple is “paving the way for new growth in virtual spending on the media, games and apps Apple offers online,” The New York Times writes. “The agreement with UnionPay should make purchases much more convenient for Chinese users, who before had to set up prepaid accounts by sending money from a bank account to the Apple store to make purchases.”

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