Articles Tagged ‘PayPal’


Can PayPal hold its ground in mobile payments?

May 23, 2016

PayPal has grown since being spun off from eBay and continues to push ahead in mobile, but whether or not this is enough to remain competitive with Apple Pay and others is still unclear.

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How technology is reimagining remittances

March 29, 2016

Global remittances represent an estimated $600 billion opportunity, yet today this primarily cash-based system of sending money abroad can be time-consuming, insecure and expensive.

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Opportunity closing for banks in mobile wallets as PayPal, Visa surge: report

March 25, 2016

Financial institutions need to move soon if they are to secure a role in the quickly growing mobile wallet space now that PayPal and Visa have become the preferred providers among consumers, according to a new report from Javelin Research.

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Apple Pay’s mobile Web arrival could spell trouble for PayPal

March 25, 2016

Apple is reportedly planning to bring Apple Pay to the mobile Web before the year is out, a move that could reduce mcommerce friction and threaten PayPal’s dominant role.

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PayPal revamps app with easy money management from home screen

February 19, 2016

PayPal’s latest update to its application includes a new home screen designed to make it faster and easier for users to access their most important account information and take popular actions, such as send payments.

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What PayPal’s lower mobile conversion rates mean for retailers

February 18, 2016

Although PayPal has been heralded as an easy-to-use payment service with a high adoption rate among merchants and consumers alike, the platform’s users have a 14 percent lower conversion rate on mobile than those who pay by credit card, suggesting that retailers are using the wrong approach.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s live video; PayPal opens Venmo; T-Mobile’s video streaming; Shazam distributes songs

January 29, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook opens live video to U.S. Apple app users; PayPal opens Venmo to businesses but don’t expect it to be a cash cow, yet; T-Mobile adds Amazon Prime Video, Univision Now to Binge On; Shazam tests new waters: distributing songs.

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PayPal’s One Touch sees significant use in a boost for platform

December 23, 2015

PayPal’s multichannel payment solution One Touch has generated more than 10 million users in its first eight months, alluding to a potentially promising future as a mobile payment competitor.

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PayPal brings in-store cash loading to iPhone app

December 15, 2015

PayPal is tightening its integration with bricks-and-mortar retailers CVS and Rite Aid by expanding a two-year-old cash loading service to the PayPal application for the iPhone.

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Why Apple Pay is not gaining ground against PayPal, bank apps

December 14, 2015

Shoppers this holiday season continue to show preference for PayPal and mobile banking applications when choosing to use mobile payments in-store, according to a survey conducted in early December by Retale.

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