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PayPal Opens Digital Gift Store, Partners First With iTunes

PayPal Opens Digital Gift Store, Partners First With iTunes

PayPal has announced a new section dedicated to online gift card purchases. The “Digital Gifts” store has opened with what PayPal describes as a “marquee merchant”, namely iTunes. Although buying iTunes gift cards with PayPal has been possible for a long time thanks to eBay, this is the first time PayPal is selling ...

PayPal Now Supports Prepaid Gift Cards

PayPal Now Supports Prepaid Gift Cards

PayPal has added support for prepaid gift cards through PayPal Checkout, thanks to a “patent-pending and innovative method” that the company claims took “months of research and investigations” to develop. Though prepaid gift cards are a highly lucrative industry–research firm First Data estimated that more than ...

Amazon’s ‘Login and Pay with Amazon’ Takes Aim at PayPal

Amazon’s ‘Login and Pay with Amazon’ Takes Aim at PayPal

Amazon has announced a new program that will allow customers to login with their Amazon accounts to make purchases on third-party websites. “Login and Pay with Amazon”, which was revealed at Money2020, uses the OAuth 2.0 protocol and will work across tablet, mobile and desktop. With more than 215 million customer ...

PayPal’s ‘Payment Code’ Offers You a New Way to Shop

PayPal’s ‘Payment Code’ Offers You a New Way to Shop

Another day, another announcement of a product aimed at getting shoppers to buy stuff in retail stores using an app on their phone instead of a physical credit card or cash. This one — from PayPal, called Payment Code — lets users pay through their PayPal app or a retailer’s app integrated with PayPal in a few steps. ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 13, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 13, 2013

PayPal just released an update to its iOS and Android app, making it possible for users to get coupons and offers, order ahead at restaurants, pay at the table and even have a built-in credit line through Bill Me Later. When you check in at a restaurant, you’ll be greeted with coupons and offers that you can use then and ...

PayPal Beacon Offers a New Way For You to Shop

PayPal Beacon Offers a New Way For You to Shop

PayPal announced a new way to better connect merchants with customers through the use of their mobile device. On stage at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, the commerce company unveiled Beacon, an add-on piece of technology that lets customers pay for goods at their favorite stores without needing to take out their phone ...

PayPal Updates App, Lets You Check In, Grab Discounts and More

PayPal Updates App, Lets You Check In, Grab Discounts and More

PayPal has released an update to its iOS and Android apps that is pretty significant — it’s been redesigned from the ground up for its users in nearly 125 markets. The intent is to showcase the company as something more than just an ATM, and to prove to the world that it can help consumers find what they want, when they ...

Facebook’s Payments Test Makes Buying Products Online Easier

Facebook’s Payments Test Makes Buying Products Online Easier

Facebook is testing a way to make paying with a credit card easier, but it works with PayPal, not against it as AllThingsD wrote. The feature pre-fills credit card and billing info for making easier purchases through PayPal, Stripe, Braintree or other payment processors in third-party mobile apps. It’s not a payment ...

Elon Musk Shows Off What His Hyperloop Would Look Like

Elon Musk Shows Off What His Hyperloop Would Look Like

Elon Musk, co-founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX, unveiled on Monday the first design for his Hyperloop transit system. Based on his vision and what he tells Bloomberg Businessweek, the new form of transportation would be a solar-powered, city-to-city elevated transit system. Passengers on embark on this 800 miles ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 23, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 23, 2013

Could we travel from New York City to Los Angeles in 45 minutes? If Elon Musk has his way, we will. Musk, one of the founders behind PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX, has his sights set on extreme high-speed travel. Imagine the old-school tubes at your bank that whisk your deposit away to the teller inside. Now imagine those ...