Tag: Paypal

You Can Now Pay For Uber Rides With Venmo: Here’s How

Venmo will soon be accepted as an official payment option inside Uber. The service will be available for both regular rides and Uber Eats deliveries.

Apps/Software July 13, 2018

Venmo Launches Its Own Debit Card: Here’s How To Get One

Venmo is literally coming to your wallet. The PayPal-owned company just rolled out a line of physical Mastercard-powered debit cards, and though they’re still in limited release, Venmo is working quickly to get them out.

Business Tech June 26, 2018

PayPal Will Soon Work With Google Apps Such As Gmail, YouTube, And More

It will now be easier to pay for things or send money through PayPal without even leaving Google’s apps and services. Both companies have just entered a partnership to make online payments as frictionless as possible.

Apps/Software May 25, 2018

PayPal Now Available In Samsung Pay: How To Use It

PayPal integration finally rolled out to Samsung Pay, nearly one year after the announcement. Here's how to set things up in just a few easy steps.

Apps/Software April 24, 2018

Google Pay Guide: How To Use The New Payment System, How To Add Cards, And More

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

Facebook Messenger Now Allows PayPal Payments: Here’s How

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

Want To Buy Nintendo Switch, 3DS, And Wii U Games With PayPal? Here's How

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 Pay Gets PayPal Support, Lets You Spend Your PayPal Balance In 'Millions Of Stores'

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

Woolly Mammoth Resurrection Project: Paypal Founder Peter Thiel Funds Effort To Bring Back Extinct Ice Age Animal

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 Interested In Buying Slack For More Than $9 Billion

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

PayPal Sues Pandora Over New Logo

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 Serves Up Enhancements To Digital Orders With PayPal And New Pizza Tracker

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 Overtakes PayPal To Become The Most Common Mobile Payment System In US

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 Launches First Payments Bot On Slack: Sending Money Now As Easy As Typing Five Words

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

Android Pay Now Supports PayPal Cards And Visa Checkout

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

PayPal App Update Brings Cash Deposit Support: Now Top-UP PayPal Cash At 7-Eleven

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

Facebook Messenger Getting PayPal Payments And Notifications In US

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

Hackers Target Dyn, Disrupt Major Websites Such As PayPal, Reddit And More: What Are DDoS Attacks?

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

Steam Summer Sale 2016 Dates Revealed Via PayPal

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

PayPal, Beware: Apple Pay Expanding Into Online Shopping

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 Donation Trolls, Don't Mess With PayPal: This Guy Learned The Hard Way With $50K Refund Denied

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

Paypal To Shut Down Amazon Fire, BlackBerry And Windows Phone Apps

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 Will Become Less Friendly To Crowdfunding Backers Starting June 25

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 Profit And Revenue Rise As Company Adds More Users, Processes More Payments

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 Payments Partner Program Is Like A Steroid Shot For Pay With Amazon Feature: Should PayPal Worry?

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 Payments Global Partner Program Wants To Rival PayPal And Others: Here's The Deal

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 Gives Its Mobile App A Major Overhaul: Here’s What To Expect

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 Rolls Out New Set Of Commerce Tools In Closed Beta

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 Its Continuing Geo-Blocking Dilemma

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

PayPal Blacklists VPN And DNS Masking Service For Allegedly Violating Copyright Laws

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

PayPal's Venmo Now Allows Users To Make In-App Purchases

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

As PayPal And eBay Report Earnings, Shares Head In Opposite Directions

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's PayPal Backers Won't Be Getting Kickstarter Rewards

'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

Carl Icahn Drops EBay Stake And Bets On PayPal

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 Wants To Take On PayPal's Venmo And Let You Send Money To Friends: Report

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's Q3 Profit Stronger Than Expected: There's Life After PayPal After All

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

PayPal Here Arrives In The US: Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay All Supported

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

YS Net Is Asking 'Shenmue 3' Fans For Even More Money

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

You Can Now Transfer Money Through PayPal With A Personal, Customized Link

PayPal has introduced, which helps preexisting users create customized links to send a request money, streamlining the process and protecting their privacy.

Apps/Software September 2, 2015

PayPal Lets You 'Name Your Money' With How It Works

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 Partnered With PayPal To Enable BBM Mobile Payments

BlackBerry and PayPal partnered to release the beta that enables BBM mobile payments for select users in Canada.

Apps/Software August 13, 2015

Mobile Payment Guide: Which Banks And Retailers Support Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay and PayPal

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 Restaurants Adds PayPal As A Mobile Payment Option

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

Sale Of EBay's Enterprise Unit For $900 Million Almost Complete: Report

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

New P2P Payments Patent Shows Apple Could Be Looking To Kill Off PayPal And Venmo

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

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