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Hong Kong’s ­Octopus cards announced on Tuesday an app for Apple devices is to be launched, a week after ­Apple Pay went live in the city. To use the system, Hongkongers will need to download an ­Octopus app, buy an Octopus card reader for HK$228 and pair the card reader via Bluetooth with an iPhone, [...]

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Octopus, the Hong Kong equivalent of the Oyster card in the UK says the legal limit on the amount of money that can be stored on Octopus cards will rise threefold to HK$3,000 ($390) per card when the company running the payment system renews its licence in November. But the card issuer has yet to [...]

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