Articles Tagged ‘PayPal’


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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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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