Apple Pay comes to Uber Eats in nearly 20 markets

TechCrunch | 4/17/2019 | Staff
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Apple Pay has been a payment option in Uber’s app since fall 2014, but the payment option hadn’t made its way over to Uber’s food delivery app, Uber Eats. Now, that’s changing. Uber today announced that users who want to use Apple Pay can finally do so using FaceID or TouchID in the Uber Eats app, instead of filling out their billing information.

Uber and Uber Eats had previously supported a range of payment options, including credit and debit cards, plus PayPal and Venmo. The latter — Venmo — was just introduced to Uber’s apps in 2018, after it found that over 6 million payments in Venmo had mentioned “Uber” in the last year. Venmo is also a useful service for when you need to split the cost of food orders and rides with friends, it had said.

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