Google Pay is now rolling out and ready to use in the United States and the U.K. The new system replaces Android Pay and Google Wallet and further improves on the payment process inherited from the two.
Google February 21, 2018
PayPal payments now work on Facebook Messenger, allowing users to send or receive money in a couple of clicks. The integration also brings over PayPal’s first customer service bot to Messenger.
Apps/Software October 21, 2017
Attention, Nintendo fans: At long last, you can now buy Switch, 3DS, and Wii U games with PayPal, thanks to the latest integration with the eShop.
Video Games August 23, 2017
Samsung has announced that Samsung Pay users will be able to use their PayPal balance as an in-store method payment. Samsung has partnered with PayPal to bring tap-to-pay purchases and also other additional features.
Apps/Software July 18, 2017
Paypal founder Peter Thiel gave a fund of $100,000 to a Harvard genomic professor who is working to resurrect the extinct woolly mammoth. Why do some scientists want to bring back the Ice Age animal?
Animals June 30, 2017
Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Slack for over $9 billion and the idea isn't as strange as it looks. Here's why Amazon might be interested in the cloud-based messaging service.
Business Tech June 15, 2017
Last fall, Pandora debuted a new logo that looked quite similar to PayPal's. In response, the online payment service is taking the music streaming company to court.
Business Tech May 23, 2017
Papa John's adds PayPal as a form of payment for digital orders, as well as a new pizza tracker.
Culture March 9, 2017
Apple Pay has reportedly beaten competitor PayPal to become the most used mobile payment system in the country. Apple Pay reportedly has 36 percent acceptance from merchants as opposed to PayPal’s 34 percent.
Apple February 8, 2017
PayPal has released a new payments bot that’ll let Slack users in some countries send money as easy as typing five words. The feature, which can be installed now from Slack’s app directory, will make simple money transfers easier.
Apps/Software February 8, 2017
Thanks to a new update, Android Pay has moved to version 1.13. The update to the mobile wallet system has brought several changes including PayPal Cards and Visa Checkout support.
Business Tech January 22, 2017
The latest update to the PayPal app makes it easier for users to make cash deposit at more physical locations. The top-up locations now include 7-Eleven, which joins retailers such as CVS and Rite Aid.
Apps/Software January 11, 2017
PayPal and Facebook have teamed up: Facebook Messenger is now getting PayPal payments and notifications. The move aims to make mobile commerce simpler, smarter and more secure for merchants and consumers alike.
Apps/Software October 24, 2016
A massive DDoS attack occurred on Friday, targeting online infrastructure company Dyn and sites under it such as Twitter, Spotify and PayPal to be down. A DDoS attack, or a distributed denial of service, targets a specific site and causes it to malfunction.
Security October 22, 2016
Gamers typically have no idea when Valve's PC gaming sales begin — but thanks to a tweet from PayPal, this year's Steam Summer Sale is a bit different.
Video Games June 16, 2016
Apple is expanding its Apple Pay service into the web for Mac desktop and laptop users. The move, which will be launched in the fall, will put Apple Pay in direct competition with PayPal.
Apple June 14, 2016
Twitch is a place for gaming, streaming and some cash making, and a donation troll just cut its teeth in it. PayPal foiled the mischievous plan of one iNexus_Ninja, who aimed at leaving streamers $50,000 in debt.
Internet June 9, 2016
The PayPal mobile apps for Amazon Fire, BlackBerry and Windows Phone OS will be discontinued. Starting June 30, the company will only have support for Android and iOS.
Apps/Software May 26, 2016
PayPal is amending its user agreement on June 25, with one of the planned changes to affect backers of crowdfunding campaigns. The coming tweak is said to be due to the risks involved surrounding such fundraisers.
Business Tech May 9, 2016
PayPal's profit and revenue rose as the e-commerce company's user base and payment volume increased. The figures for the quarter exceeded the analysts' average estimates.
Business Tech April 28, 2016
Amazon recently launched its Amazon Payments Partner Program to attract more merchants as a viable online payment option. Participation is free and is open by invitation in the U.S., UK, Germany and Japan.
Business April 7, 2016
Amazon is set to compete with PayPal with a 'Pay with Amazon' feature. Announced on April 5, the draw to Amazon's payment platform is its already existing user base of more than 285 million people.
Apps/Software April 6, 2016
PayPal has given its Android mobile app a massive update. Here are the improvements that PayPal packed into the new version of the app.
Apps/Software February 18, 2016
PayPal has rolled out a new set of tools for a service dubbed PayPal Commerce, which is currently in closed beta. The tools will aid merchants in promoting their products through a one-touch buy button.
Apps/Software February 13, 2016
Netflix and PayPal may have banded together to crack down on VPN service providers offering workarounds to geo-blocking, but it's unlikely to stop subscribers from using proxy services. Find out why Netflix may not find a permanent solution anytime soon.
Internet February 11, 2016
Following Netflix's lead, VPNs are also taking a hit from PayPal. The online payments platform has recently started blocking its services from VPNs and other DNS masking services because they allegedly enable copyright infringement.
Internet February 8, 2016
Venmo, the PayPal operated peer-to-peer payment app, announced its new Pay with Venmo program that allows users to make purchases directly in merchant's apps.
Apps/Software January 29, 2016
PayPal and eBay separated in July 2015, and it seems that their fortunes are also headed in opposite directions. While PayPal's shares increased by 6 percent after reporting earnings, those of eBay dropped by 12 percent.
Business January 28, 2016
'Shenmue 3' and its crowdfunding campaign has been under quite a bit of scrutiny, and that's not about to change: YS Net just revealed that PayPal backers won't receive every Kickstarter funding reward.
Geek January 6, 2016
Legendary activist investor Carl Icahn has swapped his entire stake in eBay, worth around $2.8 billion, for the same amount of shares in the company's spinoff PayPal Holdings Inc. His stake in PayPal now amounts to $1.65 billion.
Business November 17, 2015
Apple is looking to take on PayPal, Facebook and Google in the person-to-person payment market, according to a report. The service could come into play come 2016 if done right.
Apps/Software November 13, 2015
eBay presented the Q3 results and investors rubbed their hands in enthusiasm. The e-commerce company did well after splitting up with PayPal, and eBay CEO Devin Wenig explained his next move to increase the value of the company.
Business October 22, 2015
Come Wednesday, Sept. 30, the PayPal Here Chip Card Reader will be made available for businesses in the United States. The mobile card reader is able to accept not only the older magnetic stripe-based cards, but also the new EMV standard.
Apps/Software September 30, 2015
Apparently, more than $6 million just wasn't enough: YS Net just announced that it would open up yet another round of crowdfunding for 'Shenmue 3.'
Geek September 17, 2015
PayPal has introduced PayPal.me, which helps preexisting users create customized links to send a request money, streamlining the process and protecting their privacy.
Apps/Software September 2, 2015
A new platform called PayPal.Me has just made its debut, allowing customers in 18 countries to set up personalized URLs for collecting debts. Here's how it all works.
Internet September 1, 2015
BlackBerry and PayPal partnered to release the beta that enables BBM mobile payments for select users in Canada.
Apps/Software August 13, 2015
The mobile payment market continues to grow, so here is your guide to what banks, companies and retailers accept Apple Pay, Android Pay, and PayPal, along with which ones will support Samsung Pay.
Apps/Software August 5, 2015
Subway is updating its mobile app to include PayPal OneTouch as a payment option and is also allowing customers to order on-the-go on its website.
Apps/Software July 29, 2015
Ebay is reportedly nearing a deal with a private equity firm to sell its enterprise unit for less than half the price eBay bought it for in 2011.
Deals July 16, 2015
Apple has filed a patent for a Wallet person-to-person (P2P) payment feature which would let iPhone users transmit money to each other directly, thereby cutting out the middleman and making PayPal and Venmo obsolete.
Business July 8, 2015
Paypal is purchasing Xoom for $890 million in cash as it looks to expand its business into other areas. The company, which will split off from eBay in a few weeks, is now entering the lucrative money transfer industry.
Business July 2, 2015
PayPal amends its user agreement yet again. Customers will have the option to stop robocalls.
Business June 30, 2015
eBay and PayPal will be functioning as two independent companies on July 20 after eBay's board of directors approved the completion of eBay and PayPal separation.
Business June 29, 2015
Auction giant eBay has sold its Craigslist stake back to Craigslist. All lawsuits between the two companies have been dismissed.
Business June 22, 2015