Apple objects to 'free ride' requests by Australian banks to open up NFC on iPhone
I think it's more the issue of what happens if it's opened up? I could see banks charging an Apple tax or breaking the NFC chip, but most importantly if anyone can access it, is it still as secure?
CVS testing Apple Pay, but chain says no official support ready yet
Most of their stores are fully capable of accepting Apple Pay, so you mean that they are finally re-enabling it!