PayPal chief David Marcus says that the rise of host card emulation has forced him to reevaluate his long-held scepticism about mobile NFC payments, but he still feels bluetooth low energy will be the technology the revolutionises the way we pay.
Nok Nok Labs, an innovator in modern authentication and founding member of the Fido Alliance, today announced that Samsung and PayPal have selected the company's NNL S3 Authentication Suite to enable the new mobile payment system introduced at Mobile World Congress.
Speculation about the future of Square is growing after the mobile payments startup was forced to pour cold water on a Wall Street Journal report claiming that, facing growing losses and a shrinking cash pile, it has been in talks about a possible sale to Google.
Security researchers from SR Labs have cracked the Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint reader, gaining access to the handset and using it to make PayPal transactions.
eBay has successfully fought off a bid by activist investor Carl Icahn to force a spin-off of the online flea market's PayPal subsidiary, with both sides calling a truce after a bitter four-month struggle.
Millions of small businesses have tried PayPal Here™ since its debut nearly two years ago.
The majority of solo entrepreneurs looking to sell online continue to use PayPal. That's a fact according to Selz, who released this week a PayPal app which they believe entrepreneurs will choose rather than using PayPal directly.
PayPal Australia today announced the next generation of PayPal Here, an app and Bluetooth device engineered for Australian small businesses, service providers and casual sellers to easily accept credit card payments from their smartphone.
The eBay board has written to shareholders calling on them to vote against activist investor Carl Icahn's proposal to spin off PayPal.
PayPal is to extend its working capital programme for small business customers indefinitely, following a successful three-month trial in the US.
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