Articles Tagged ‘PayPal’


PayPal’s impending spin-off adds uncertainty to mobile payments, mcommerce landscapes

January 23, 2015

PayPal’s impending spinoff from eBay could potentially present a purchase opportunity for major online retailers such as Amazon and Alibaba, which may shift the mcommerce market into large conglomerates’ hands even more.

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PayPal keeps hat in the ring with new BlackBerry app

January 12, 2015

PayPal is extending its reach to all major mobile devices with its new app for BlackBerry smartphones, making it clear that it intends to remain a top mobile payment solution despite competition from Apple Pay and Google Wallet.

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PayPal expands digital gift card offerings with CashStar platform

December 29, 2014

Digital wallet company PayPal is expanding its digital gift card offerings by teaming up with CashStar, an omnichannel digital gifting solution platform that distributes to a large network of top brands including Best Buy, Dunkin’ Donuts and Sephora.

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PayPal comes out punching with wearable payments

November 20, 2014

Pebble smartwatch wearers can now make payments and receive payment notifications through online service PayPal and its mobile application, which shows the growing momentum of the wearable movement, anticipated to become a payment norm within a few years.

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Burger King bets on PayPal, digital cards for mobile payments, offers

November 5, 2014

In a bet that near-field communications mobile payments may still not be ready for prime time, Burger King has opted to power its application with PayPal’s cloud-based, PIN-driven solution.

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EBay’s mobile dominance at risk as growth fails to keep up

October 17, 2014

EBay needs to start adding more mobile customers if it is to keep up with mobile growth worldwide and hold onto its leadership role in the space.

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Javelin exec: PayPal spin-off to open door wider for Apple Pay, NFC

October 9, 2014

LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ – A Javelin executive at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2014 said PayPal’s split with eBay would provide an opportunity for Apple Pay and NFC to drive adoption.

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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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