Segundo o Information, sim.
Ok, a Apple está nessa de pagamento já tem algum tempo. Mas parece muito cedo.
As conversas com a indústria de pagamentos tem ganhado volume. Poderia haver uma parceria com a Visa. Talvez usasse o recurso de “secure enclave”, o mesmo usado para salvar os dados do Touch ID, para garantir a segurança dos pagamentos.
Conversations between Apple and payments-industry companies have heated up in recent months, with several people briefed on the talks saying that Apple executives have discussed launching a mobile “wallet” as soon as this fall for people to use their iPhones to pay for goods in physical stores. (traduzir)
Apple has told some partners its system would involve a so-called secured element in the phones–a piece of hardware where sensitive information such as a phone owner’s financial credentials can be stored. The company also aims to run the system without giving up any control to wireless carriers. (traduzir)