Articles Tagged ‘PayPal’


Mobile Minutes: Amazon’s alcohol delivery; PayPal’s OneTouch expansion; Apple Watch in Best Buy; TuneIn goes premium

August 27, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Amazon launching one-hour booze delivery in Seattle; PayPal expands One Touch program to new markets in Europe, Australia; Apple Watch primed for mainstream appeal with Best Buy rollout; TuneIn adds premium option.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook leads news traffic; PayPal buys Modest; Viewable mobile ads; Apple Music retention

August 20, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook has taken over from Google as a traffic source for news; PayPal continues acquisition spree, buys ecommerce startup led by former Obama campaign CTO; Advertisers only want to buy viewable mobile ads, but sellers are waiting for standards; Apple disputes MusicWatch survey numbers on streaming retention.

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Mobile Minutes: BlackBerry and PayPal; Samsung’s new phablets; Niantic Labs; Mcommerce in Indonesia

August 17, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – BlackBerry partnered with PayPal to enable BBM mobile payments; First look: Galaxy S6 edge+, Note5 aim to bring back Samsung’s groove; Google’s internal start-up Niantic Labs spins off; Smartphone shopping offers big opportunities in Indonesia.

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Mobile payments leap forward but fall short on benefits for merchants

August 3, 2015

Last week saw a number of significant mobile payments announcements as multiple platforms laid the groundwork for more seamless purchasing experiences but still fell short of mobile payments’ full potential.

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Subway catches up with mobile ordering blitz via PayPal collaboration

July 30, 2015

Made-to-order sandwich chain Subway Restaurants is playing catch-up to other quick service marketers via a collaboration with PayPal to garnish its mobile offerings with a new application for placing and paying for orders that could culminate in a revenue uptick.

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Shell taps PayPal to fuel consumers’ cars via mobile payments

July 24, 2015

Shell is beginning its rollout of the PayPal-enabled Fill Up and Go service across gas stations in Britain, which will allow customers to download the Shell Motorist application and scan a QR code to pay at the pump with their smartphones.

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EBay acquires mobile app Twice to attract more sellers

July 22, 2015

Peer-to-peer digital retailer eBay has recently acquired second-hand clothing application Twice to grow its eBay Valet service and mobile presence, gaining access to a new generation of sellers in an attempt to climb back up the retail ladder.

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Mobile Minutes: PayPal’s new start; US cable industry; Facebook shoppers; Starbucks in Britain

July 21, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – PayPal enters a brave new world of money disruption; US cable industry campaign aims to boost mobile views; Can Facebook turn its users into shoppers?; Starbucks to launch mobile ordering as part of £30m technology drive.

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Can eBay regain its position as an mcommerce leader?

July 17, 2015

With eBay’s spinoff of PayPal expected to be completed today and a buyer found for its enterprise division, the company can turn its focus to trying to regain the role it once held as an mcommerce leader.

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PayPal builds cross-border cred with Xoom acquisition

July 6, 2015

PayPal’s $890 million acquisition of digital money transfer company Xoom reflects the company’s ongoing efforts to retain and build on its status as a mobile payments leader as competition in the space continues to grow.

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