Articles Tagged ‘PayPal’


Payfriendz seeks to innovate P2P payments with messaging, social features

July 28, 2014

Newcomer Payfriendz wants to innovate mobile peer-to-peer payments with a unique messaging feature, but whether social is enough to compete against the likes of PayPal is questionable.

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Will retailer rejection put out Amazon Wallet’s fire?

July 24, 2014

Amazon has entered the offline mobile-payments space seeking to close the loop on merchant app downloads with a multi-merchant wallet, but retailers may shun the platform as Amazon has encroached on their profits before.

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Apple Passbook used more frequently than other digital wallets: report

July 23, 2014

New research being released today reveals that, among digital wallet users, Apple’s Passbook is used more frequently than PayPal or Google Wallet, pointing to the significant potential a more complete wallet offering from Apple would have.

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PayPal Select brings back rewards for top shoppers

July 21, 2014

PayPal has begun testing a new loyalty program called PayPal Select that seeks to promote use of the digital-payments network by offering more rewards for its most active members.

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Wocket touts security, but smartphones make gains

July 15, 2014

A company that makes a device for storing credit card information claims to have a security advantage, but smartphones are gaining ground in that area.

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PayPal report cites security fears as annoyance in mobile payments

July 8, 2014

Consumers continue to resist mobile payments as concerns over data security loom large in ecommerce transactions, according to a new global survey from digital-payments platform PayPal.

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PayPal nixes remote check deposit as banks jump onto trend

June 18, 2014

PayPal has pulled the plug on mobile remote check deposit, eliminating a distraction as the company continues to focus on building its digital payments business.

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Facebook and Amazon set sights on PayPal’s mobile payments leadership

June 11, 2014

Facebook and Amazon are challenging PayPal’s lead in the mobile payments market, where popularity and trust amongst consumers will be determined by who has more consumer-friendly new services.

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Why order ahead is not the killer digital wallet use case

May 14, 2014

With digital wallet adoption still not taking off, Square is the latest in a growing list of providers putting a bigger emphasis on order ahead functionality to attract consumers, but the strategy is likely to face its own set of challenges.

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PayPal pilots beacon-enabled payments using Samsung wearables

April 24, 2014

PayPal is piloting a new payment method in its on-campus cafe that links together Bluetooth Low Energy beacons with Samsung Galaxy smart wearables to enable payments without the need for a bank card or even a smartphone.

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