Articles Tagged ‘PayPal’


Will PayPal lose its mobile stronghold as NFC payments gain?

October 1, 2014

EBay’s decision to spin-off PayPal – something company executives insisted was not in the works just months ago – reflects just how quickly mobile payments are heating up following Apple Pay’s launch, renewing enthusiasm for near-field communications technology.

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Samsung, PayPal tap fingerprint technology in smartwatch response to Apple

September 23, 2014

A Samsung-PayPal smartwatch under development with mobile payment fingerprint-identification technology would increase the ability to simplify payment authentication on a device with limited space for a long PIN or password.

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Mapco launches in-app payments with PayPal

August 27, 2014

Convenience and gas retailer Mapco has launched a mobile commerce and loyalty application in which PayPal is the exclusive payment option.

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PayPal boosts mobile purchasing with One Touch

August 20, 2014

PayPal is moving to take a bigger piece of the mobile commerce pie with the launch Tuesday of One Touch, a feature designed to streamline purchasing in the mobile applications of its business partners.

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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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