All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘paypal’

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 quarter increased by 14 percent to $3.9 billion. It’s net income during the last quarter was $640 million, or $0.49 …

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$92 Quadrillion Error Makes PayPal User Richest Man In The World

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 make the richest man in the world (a telecom tycoon from Mexico, as it happens) look like a pauper, and …

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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 growth team will focus on growing its customer base and engaging existing customers more actively, using data to develop marketing …

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eBay Expects To Grow Revenue By 50 Percent In 2015

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 a “commerce revolution.” This revolution will be spearheaded by the transition to mobile as more and more people take to …

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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 to a few more areas. PayPal and Coinstar are expanding the program to Northern California, Ohio, and other parts of …

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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, the topic of sex robots does come up. Here you go:

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Big Changes Coming To PayPal’s Frozen Funds Policy [Report]

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 pretty aggressive changes to our system to make sure that this stuff doesn’t happen,” PayPal senior communications director Anuj Nayar …

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It Looks Like Payments Will Belong To PayPal In 2013

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 Parts, Aéropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Barnes & Noble, Foot Locker, Guitar Center, the Home Depot, Jamba Juice, JC Penney, Jos. …

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PayPal Starts Offering Prepaid Cards Just In Time For The Holidays

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 PayPal account. What about those who distrust storing their financial information on the Web? For the discerning person who would …

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Online Retail Is Ridiculously Strong This Year

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 e-commerce. $16.4 billion has been spent online, this holiday season so far (starting from the beginning of November), according to …

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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 on that action. More cities will be rolling out. “Once you’re set up with your PayPal account, you can now …

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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 price using our Price Matching offer,” says PayPal “shopping specialist” Claudia Lombana. “If the item you purchase is advertised for …

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