US Watchdog Questions Tech Giants On Electronic Payments

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau questions Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, PayPal, and Square over electronic payments

10 months ago

PayPal Raises Business Fees Between UK And Europe

Fees for business payments between companies in UK and European Economic Area to rise to 1.2 percent as interchange costs…

11 months ago

Apple, Google Slammed For Links To China

Prominent tech investor and co-founder of PayPal and Palantir, Peter Thiel, criticises both Apple and Google over links to China

1 year ago

Regulator Probes PayPal Mobile App Subsidiary Venmo

PayPal subsidiary Venmo under investigation by US consumer regulator over 'unauthorised' debt collections as new administration tightens enforcement

2 years ago

PayPal Opens Up To Cryptocurrencies

Popular online payments system PayPal announces entry into cryptocurrency market, in a move that may draw regulator scrutiny

2 years ago

PayPal Pulls Out Of Facebook’s Crytocurrency Plans

Online payments provider says it wants to focus on its own core business, as Libra cryptocurrency continues to draw fire…

3 years ago

PayPal’s TIO Networks Says Data Breach Impacts 1.6m Customers

PayPal only bought bill payment processor TIO Networks For £177m in July but has suspended operations

5 years ago

PayPal Phishing Attack Demands Selfie With Photo ID

An unusually authentic-looking phishing scam attempts to obtain a photo of the target in order to launder stolen funds

5 years ago

eBay ‘Downgrading’ Some Users’ Two-Factor Authentication

eBay confirmed it is asking users of an authentication token to switch to 'convenient' text-message login

5 years ago

Apple And PayPal Enable Payments Through Siri Voice Commands

The integration of Siri and the PayPal iOS app indicates Apple’s desire to broaden the scope of its virtual assistant

6 years ago

Researcher Breaches PayPal’s Two-Factor Authentication In Five Minutes

The surprisingly simple hack tricked PayPal into giving the researcher access to his own account

6 years ago

Report: Google Could Win PayPal Cloud Business

Sources claim Google is fending off AWS and Azure to sign up PayPal as cloud customer

6 years ago

Braintree: ‘Contextual’ PayPal Commerce Makes Online Retail Acceptable

Braintree's Harper Reed says contextual commerce services like PayPal Commerce will help retailers attract and retain custom

6 years ago

PayPal Credit Takes On Card Companies With Zero Percent Interest

Open to everyone, PayPal Credit looks to simplifying the way you pay for big-ticket goods online

6 years ago

Apple Pay To Expand ‘Beyond Apps’ To Websites

Users will soon be able to pay using TouchID and Safari across range of Apple devices

6 years ago

PayPal Signs Up First UK Customers For Mobile Payments

Users of PayPal Here SDK look to power up their businesses with better mobile payment functions

6 years ago

Independent PayPal Outlines Roadmap To ‘Reimagine’ Money

Prepare for even more mobile wallets and online payments, PayPal tells TechWeekEurope

6 years ago

PayPal Commerce Lets Retailers Place ‘Buy’ Buttons Everywhere

New PayPal platform will let merchants put 'buy' buttons in social media, apps, email and adverts in bid to make…

7 years ago

Czech Mate: World’s Greatest Chess Player Slams Musk And Hawking Doomsday Predictions

Garry Kasparov, the first pro chess player to lose to a computer - and guest of honour at the opening…

7 years ago

Modest: Mobile Commerce Sucks – Now Let Us Fix It

Harper Reed tells us why PayPal acquisition will make buying stuff on your phone easier than ever

7 years ago

PayPal Gets Personal With PayPal.Me Launch

New platform will make paying money to friends and family online easier

7 years ago

Shell And PayPal Team Up For Speedy Smartphone Petrol Payments

'Fill Up & Go' app allows Shell petrol station customers to quickly pay at the pumps using a QR code

7 years ago

EBay Enterprise Sell-Off Deal Close

Another private equity group reportedly close to buying eBay Enterprise unit, as PayPal spinoff nears completion

7 years ago

EBay Enterprise Arm ‘Close’ To £650m Sale

Private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners is reportedly nearing a takeover of eBay's GSI Commerce arm

7 years ago

PayPal Brings One-Touch Online Checkouts To The UK

No need to keep entering login information anymore, thanks to PayPal’s One Touch for Web

7 years ago

PayPal Looks To Kill Passwords With Embeddable, Ingestible Devices

A PayPal executive is highlighting next-generation biometric security techniques that rely on electronic implants or intestible capsules

7 years ago

PayPal, eBay To Remain Friends After Spin-off

PayPal and eBay will separate later this year, but will remain joined at the hip for at least five years

7 years ago

Upgraded PayPal Here Opens Up Mobile Payments To Businesses Everywhere

Built-in NFC technology allows quick and easy payment using a smartphone

7 years ago

PayPal App Lets Drivers Pay For Fuel Via Smartphone

Over 1,000 Shell petrol stations will now accept mobile payment through PayPal app

8 years ago

Fancy A New iPhone? You Can Now Buy One With PayPal

Apple Store users can now use PayPal to pay for their devices

8 years ago