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Topic: PayPal

EBay and PayPal Will Part Ways in 2015 Split is intended to boost opportunities and revenue

After a strategic review, eBay has announced plans to spin off PayPal as a separate business in 2015. The e-commerce giant's board of directors is touting the separation as a…

September 30, 2014, 2:52 PM EDT

PayPal Accepts Bitcoin for Games, Ringtones and Music Purchases Is anonymous currency going mainstream?

PayPal has dipped another toe into the uncertain waters of virtual currency by announcing that its customers can use Bitcoins to pay for digital music, games and ringtones. Those payments won't…

September 24, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

PayPal Strikes Blow Against Apple in New Ad Campaign Slams phone maker over security

PayPal took a bold marketing move against competitor Apple Pay today, criticizing the mobile payment technology that Apple launched last week. PayPal took out a full-page ad in The New York…

September 16, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT

Can Apple Win Over Retailers With Its Digital Wallet? Walmart already is snubbing Apple Pay

Launching a revolutionary digital wallet is going to prove challenging even for Apple as it lobbies retailers large and small to invest in the technology. Just two days after Apple debuted…

September 11, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT

Amazon Bets on Small Businesses to Win Mobile Payment Space Makes its move into bricks-and-mortar retail

Amazon rolled out a new mobile point-of-sale service today dubbed Amazon Local Register that competes directly with Square and PayPal to push retailers and merchants to accept in-store transactions through…

August 13, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

4 Location-Based Marketing Tactics That Are Working Payments, beacons and coupons are top priorities

With marketers allocating more advertising spend to mobile, a number of recent campaigns highlight how brands are now going beyond basic apps and sites to prominently play up location. Here are…

August 4, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Neymar Teams Up With PayPal to Bring Clean Water to Brazilians Global fund-raising competition aids communities in soccer god's homeland

With all the attention on the World Cup, Brazilian soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior—such a powerhouse that he's known simply by his first name—is using his celebrity to…

June 20, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

PayPal's David Marcus Will Lead Mobile Messaging at Facebook Social giant's messaging app claims 200 million monthly users

PayPal president David Marcus has left to steer mobile messaging at Facebook. Facebook claims that its standalone messaging app, called Messenger, is now used by more than 200 million people monthly.…

June 9, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

PayPal Wants to Make Your Governor's Ball Experience Easier E-wallet services and deals makes going to a festival a lot simpler

Headed to Governor's Ball Music Festival in New York? PayPal wants you to leave your wallet at home. The online payment processing company—which is working with experiential marketing agency Factory 360—will…

June 6, 2014, 6:04 PM EDT

Wait, What? Holiday Gift Cards Brand Says Bitcoin Was More Popular Than Credit Cards on Black Friday Is accounting for 'millions of dollars' in sales, per Gyft

Bitcoin’s ups and downs in terms of marketplace prices have been well documented in recent weeks. But more interestingly, this holiday season, according to some marketers, the virtual currency is…

December 24, 2013, 4:29 PM EST

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