NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Net Element International Inc. (NETE - Get Report) are rising higher by 52.31% to $3.96 at the start of trading on Wednesday, after the company announced it will integrate Apple (AAP)  services into its point-of-sale payment acceptance hardware and software, "enabling company merchants the ability to accept Apple Pay from customers."

"This new service will create a unique experience for customers who want to pay at the point-of-sale using their Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch devices," Net Element said.

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