Apple may finally step its toes into the digital wallet world over the next year or two, forecasts Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.
The analyst believes a payment option for iOS users may launch with the iPhone 6 in the first half of 2014. Apple will use a technology other than or in addition to near-field communications (NFC), but its system will work with existing mobile payment solutions.
The company already has one major asset ripe for a digital wallet system -- its users.
Apple holds the key to around 500 million iTunes users and their linked credit cards, which … Read more