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PayPal Extends Buyer Protection Scheme To Cover Services And Digital Goods

UK shoppers may have even more of an incentive to purchase goods online, after PayPal announced that it would be bulking up its Buyer Protection Scheme in a bid to enhance shopping rights for consumers. Previously, the standard procedure entailed … Continue reading

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eBay’s PayPal Head Quits To Join Facebook

The head of eBay’s PayPal division, David Marcus, is stepping down to join Facebook – where he will be taking on the new role of leading the social network’s mobile messaging products. eBay explained that Marcus, who had spearheaded the … Continue reading

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Amazon To Rival PayPal With New Payments System

Yesterday saw the announcement of Amazon’s new payments service, whereby the etailer is hoping to outdo PayPal by making its technology available to startups and other businesses offering subscription-based payments. Launched Monday 9 June, Amazon’s latest offering is expected to … Continue reading

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PayPal-Related Phishing Attacks Up By 73 Per Cent

The number of phishing scams targeted at PayPal users has risen by 73 per cent – according to a recent report released by live internet threat monitoring group, CYREN GlobalView Security Lab. Results collated in CYREN’s April 2014 Internet Threats … Continue reading

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eBay Considers Integrating Bitcoin Via PayPal

PayPal, eBay’s money transfer service, could be offering a new form of payment – with the possibility of implementing cryptocurrency Bitcoin to become a reality in the very near future. Speaking at the company’s yearly shareholder meeting, CEO of eBay, … Continue reading

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Google Play Now Accepts PayPal In Over 12 Countries

Android users now have the option to purchase apps, music, games and more in Google Play – after it was announced on Thursday that PayPal would be offered as an acceptable payment method on the Google Play app store. Digital … Continue reading

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PayPal App Now Lets UK Customers ‘Order Ahead’ And ‘Pay At Table’

Developments at PayPal’s headquarters have been extremely interesting of late, following news that their UK smartphone app has been updated to offer shoppers ‘Order Ahead’ and ‘Pay at Table’ services. Launched in the US last September, Order Ahead and Pay … Continue reading

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PayPal: No Need To Repeat 16-Digit Card Details With ‘Account Updater’

Nowadays, upon signing up for a new service it’s become the norm for consumers to input their credit card information just the once – with their details stored the next time they make a payment for said service. But while … Continue reading

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PayPal makes cardio a priority!

PayPal has just announced the acquisition of the card payment service card.io. The service allows merchants to take payment from traditional debit/credit cards by simply holding them up to their phone to be scanned. PayPal has been using card.io’s service … Continue reading

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How eBay is making your life easier around the world – via PayPal

eBay just keeps on getting better and better, now wanting to make it easy for those who use the site to fill up their PayPal account whilst they are abroad. eBay’s PayPal unit has recently partnered with MoneyGram, the second-largest … Continue reading

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