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Facebook Is Readying A PayPal-Like Payment Product For Mobile Shopping Facebook Is Readying A PayPal-Like Payment Product For Mobile Shopping

Facebook has been wading through the shallow end of the payments pool for years, but if a test the company is readying is any indication, it could be getting ready to go head to head with the big boys (like …

eBay Has A Strong Second Quarter, Pulls In $3.9 Billion In Revenue eBay Has A Strong Second Quarter, Pulls In $3.9 Billion In Revenue

eBay has been doing pretty well for itself over the last few years. It’s latest financial results report doesn’t disappoint as the online auction house has reported another quarter of increased revenue. On Wednesday, eBay reported revenue for the second …

$92 Quadrillion Error Makes PayPal User Richest Man In The World
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You’ve probably heard the expression “richer than God,” usually reserved for people like Bill Gates or some obscenely wealthy oil executive or something. Well, for a brief, shining moment today a Pennsylvania PR executive had a PayPal balance that would …

PayPal Acquires Iron Pearl To Help It Grow PayPal Acquires Iron Pearl To Help It Grow

PayPal announced on Thursday that it has acquired Iron Pearl, a customer acquisition startup. Iron Pearl was founded by Stan Chudnovsky and James Currier, who will serve as Vice President of Growth and Growth Advisor, respectively. PayPal says its new …

eBay Expects To Grow Revenue By 50 Percent In 2015 eBay Expects To Grow Revenue By 50 Percent In 2015
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Earlier this year, eBay posted revenue growth of 21 percent year-over-year. Over the next three years, it hopes to increase revenue even more. In a meeting with investors, eBay announced that it plans to continue growing through 2015 thanks to …

PayPal-Powered Coinstar Kiosks Coming to More Locations PayPal-Powered Coinstar Kiosks Coming to More Locations

Back in May of 2012, PayPal and Coinstar partnered for a small test of some new types of kiosks. The initial test took place in the Dallas metropolitan area. Today, PayPal is announcing that the PayPal-powered Coinstar kiosks are coming …

Here’s Elon Musk’s Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Here’s Elon Musk’s Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel

SpaceX/Tesla/Paypal founder Elon Musk appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk to Jimmy for about ten minutes, and the show has uploaded the interview to its YouTube account for those intrigued by Musk’s story to enjoy. As an added bonus, …

Big Changes Coming To PayPal’s Frozen Funds Policy [Report] Big Changes Coming To PayPal’s Frozen Funds Policy [Report]
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Eleven days ago, TechCrunch ran a story about PayPal freezing a science fiction writer’s fundraiser, and then apologizing for doing so. The company even donated to the writer’s fund. “We’re going to do a lot more communicating before making some …

It Looks Like Payments Will Belong To PayPal In 2013 It Looks Like Payments Will Belong To PayPal In 2013
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PayPal announced on Monday that it has reached deals with 23 major national retailers to enable customers to pay with PayPal in stores. Participating retailers include: Famous Footwear, Dollar General, Mapco Express, RadioShack, Spartan Stores, Abercrombie & Fitch, Advance Auto …

PayPal Starts Offering Prepaid Cards Just In Time For The Holidays PayPal Starts Offering Prepaid Cards Just In Time For The Holidays
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It’s a given that many people will be using PayPal to make transactions over the holiday season. The service, however, is strictly limited to those who either have a credit/debit card or bank account they’re willing to associate with their …

Online Retail Is Ridiculously Strong This Year Online Retail Is Ridiculously Strong This Year
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Online spending in the U.S. reached an incredible new high on Cyber Monday, hitting $1.46 Billion for the day, according to comScore. This is the heaviest day of online spending in U.S. history, and follows a record Black Friday for …

Now You Can Use PayPal To Pay For Parking Now You Can Use PayPal To Pay For Parking

PayPal announced today that people in 20 cities can now pay for parking using the Parkmobile app via their PayPal accounts. The app is already in use by over 4 million people in 250 cities. Now PayPal can get in …

PayPal Announces Holiday Price Match, Return Shipping PayPal Announces Holiday Price Match, Return Shipping

PayPal announced today that it will be offering holiday promotions for the first time, through the end of the year. These include price matching, “bill me later,” and return shipping courtesy of PayPal. “Pay with PayPal and get the lowest …

You Can Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Through eBay, PayPal

As the Americans hit hardest by this week’s superstorm begin the long, arduous cleanup process – they’re going to need all the help they can get. Since most of us can’t physically help them pick up the pieces, monetary donations …

PayPal Cutting Jobs, Following Up On Previously Announced Reorganization Plans PayPal Cutting Jobs, Following Up On Previously Announced Reorganization Plans
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There have been reports about PayPal laying off part of its staff, and now the company has come out and confirmed 325 layoffs in a blog post. The post points to another post from June, when President David Marcus discussed …

Drunk Jeff Goldblum Returns for PayPal Ads
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As you may have heard, PayPal unveiled their first-ever national marketing campaign last week, and it stars Jeff Goldblum. There are already a few new ads appearing online, which PayPal says “highlight the renewed focus and passion for creating beautiful …

PayPal Taps Jeff Goldblum for First Ever National Marketing Campaign PayPal Taps Jeff Goldblum for First Ever National Marketing Campaign
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PayPal is debuting their first ever national marketing campaign in order to highlight their “renewed focus and passion for creating beautiful and simple products.” And in order to get the point across, they’ve called in Jeff Goldblum. The point of …

PayPal Payment Option Coming To Millions More Stores PayPal Payment Option Coming To Millions More Stores

PayPal has partnered with Discover to make PayPal a payment option in millions of stores across the United States. Any store that accepts Discover, will accept PayPal as an option. PayPal already has over 50 million active users in the …

3D Printed Meat Just Got Backing From PayPal Founder 3D Printed Meat Just Got Backing From PayPal Founder
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Everybody loves a good hamburger. Part of the reason for that is that its a safe food. We all know where it comes from and how it was made. It’s hard to screw up a hamburger beyond undercooking it. Would …

Now Android Users Can Pay For Their Starbucks With PayPal Now Android Users Can Pay For Their Starbucks With PayPal
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PayPal announced today that Android users can now use PayPal with the Starbucks app for Android to pay for coffee at Starbucks in the U.S. and Canada. iPhone users were already able to do so, and now the majority of …

PayPal Introduces Mastercard Payment Solution PayPal Introduces Mastercard Payment Solution
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If you’re a frequent user PayPal, you’ll be happy to see that they’re making the prepaid Mastercard available at 7-Eleven stores, and other chains owned by 7-Eleven. With 110 million customers and counting, PayPal wants to entice customers to start …