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PayPal Coming To 2,000 The Home Depot Stores Across U.S. PayPal Coming To 2,000 The Home Depot Stores Across U.S.
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Are you an avid PayPal user and a home remodeling aficionado? Well, you may want to listen up. While PayPal has been in a small number of The Home Depot stores for a few weeks now, the payment company is …

Paypal Puts Publishers’ Panties In A Wad Paypal Puts Publishers’ Panties In A Wad
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So what’s got e-book publisher for independent authors Smashwords and others who are concerned about censorship all worked up? Apparently, PayPal issued Smashwords an ultimatum regarding certain categories of erotica published through the site. Mark Coker, Smashwords founder reported the …

eBay Announces New Partnerships eBay Announces New Partnerships

Today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, eBay announced new partnerships with Three.co.uk, Yotal and Entradas, and unveiled new mobile app updates that enhance mobile commerce capabilities. eBay and Three.co.uk have paired up to deliver Android devices preloaded with …

Chirpify Lets You Buy and Sell on Twitter Chirpify Lets You Buy and Sell on Twitter

A Portland, OR startup called Chirpify has aligned with PayPal to introduce a platform to where users can buy and sell things, and donate and transfer funds using Twitter. Chirpify calls this ‘T-commerce,’ and users can make and receive direct …

DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards
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Fifteen major companies have joined forces on a “technical working group” called DMARC to develop new standards to help reduce the threat of spam and phishing emails. DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance. The companies involved include: …

CES 2012: Ebay Projects $8 Billion In 2012 CES 2012: Ebay Projects $8 Billion In 2012

Ebay CEO John Donahoe announced at CES 2012 yesterday that “eBay is projecting 2012 global mobile gross merchandise volume (GMV) to surpass $8 billion.” As Zach Walton reported yesterday, Paypal also projects that its payment volume will be $7 billion …

CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions

The mobile payment industry is booming and the eBay company is at the center of it. eBay was involved in two industry panels during CES that discussed the future of digital and mobile payment industries. The company was able to …

PayPal Responds To Violin Incident PayPal Responds To Violin Incident
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On Wednesday we ran a story about PayPal’s latest PR problem. It seems a woman sold an antique violin worth $2500. When the buyer received it, however, there arose a dispute over the label (which is apparently not uncommon the …

Scott Thompson Gone to Yahoo, What’s Next For PayPal? Scott Thompson Gone to Yahoo, What’s Next For PayPal?

As you may know, Yahoo announced that PayPal President Scott Thompson is its new CEO. That means he’s no longer going to be President of PayPal. This isn’t going to be a Jack Dorsey-like situation, where he has prominent roles …

PayPal Orders Antique Violin Worth $2500 Destroyed PayPal Orders Antique Violin Worth $2500 Destroyed

Fresh off news that President Scott Thompson is heading off to be Yahoo’s new CEO, PayPal again finds itself with a bit of a PR problem today. Last month we ran a story about PayPal’s severe mishandling of Regretsy’s attempt …

Who is Scott Thompson (Besides Yahoo’s New CEO)? Who is Scott Thompson (Besides Yahoo’s New CEO)?
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Who is Scott Thompson? Well, there are a few Scott Thompson’s out there. One of them is Yahoo’s new CEO – Not to be confused with Scott Thompson from Kids In The Hall: This Scott Thompson was the president of …

Yahoo Taps PayPal President As New CEO Yahoo Taps PayPal President As New CEO
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Yahoo’s search for a new CEO appears to be over this morning, as the company has announced that they have tapped PayPal president Scott Thompson for the job. The appointment, which was first rumored late yesterday, was confirmed this morning …

BillSafe Acquired By eBay BillSafe Acquired By eBay
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eBay announced that it has acquired BillSafe, a purchase-on-invoice technology provider. eBay will combine the technology with PayPal in Germany. eBay has owned a minority stake in BillSafe since October 2010. Now it owns the whole thing. eBay says BillSafe …

PayPal Apologizes for Holiday Mess; Twitter Reacts PayPal Apologizes for Holiday Mess; Twitter Reacts
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PayPal found itself in hot water after a blog post made the rounds this morning showing how the company had seriously mishandled attempts by Regretsy to use the service to donate money and toys to needy children for Christmas. The …

PayPal Send Money: A New Facebook App PayPal Send Money: A New Facebook App
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PayPal has a new Facebook app, which lets you send money to your friends with or without a greeting card. The app is simply called PayPal Send Money, and it’s in beta. The description on the app page says: Send …

eBay Q3 Earnings Released eBay Q3 Earnings Released

eBay released its Q3 earnings report, which includes $3 billion in revenue for the quarter, up 32% year-over-year. “Our company reported another strong quarter, with eBay, PayPal and GSI each performing well,” said President and CEO John Donahoe. “Mobile commerce continues …

iPhone 5 Concept Features, Stevie Wonder, Robots & the Evolution of Music iPhone 5 Concept Features, Stevie Wonder, Robots & the Evolution of Music

This week, we started a new series of articles where we look at some of the most interesting videos in tech and business that we come across in any given day. You can see yesterdays’ here. While it’s only day …

Diablo 3 Taps PayPal for Virtual Goods Payments Diablo 3 Taps PayPal for Virtual Goods Payments
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PayPal and Blizzard have teamed up around Blizard’s new Diablo 3 and the Battle.net platform. “With the launch of Diablo 3’s public beta, gamers around the world will jump into Blizzard’s dungeon crawling masterpiece that, with its auction house system, promises …

PayPal Intros P2P NFC Solution PayPal Intros P2P NFC Solution

Laura Chambers, senior director of PayPal Mobile, gave the audience at MobileBeat a demo of a new P2P NFC solution today, which lets people transfer money “in a matter of seconds” by tapping two smartphones.  “This is just one of …

PayPal Aims to Save You From Being Eaten Alive by the Living Dead PayPal Aims to Save You From Being Eaten Alive by the Living Dead

In light of our other recent zombie coverage and Bruce Campbell on Twitter news, it seems appropriate to bring up a new PayPal commercial community-made video that was unveiled today at a company event, which shows how you may be …

PayPal Sues Google Following Google Wallet Launch PayPal Sues Google Following Google Wallet Launch
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Google unveiled Google Wallet yesterday, and it’s already gotten the company a lawsuit. It comes from PayPal, and names two Google executives – Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius, both of which used to work at eBay, and worked on extensively …