PayPal Introduces Customers to the Next Digital Payments Era w...
Finance - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PayPal announced the new PayPal app, an all-in-one, personalized app that offers customers the best place to manage their financial lives. The...

Faisal Hussain
September 21, 2021

PayPal Closes $2.7B Acquisition Deal for Japan’s Paidy
Finance - Tech

PayPal is acquiring Japan’s buy now, pay later (BNPL) payments platform Paidy for ¥300 billion (about $2.7 billion) in a mostly-cash deal. The tie-up builds on PayPal’s payments capabilities in ...

September 8, 2021

PayPal Expands Ability to Buy, Hold & Sell Cryptocurrency

PayPal will now allow users outside the U.S. to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency for the first time. The company announced today the launch of a new service that will allow customers in the U.K. to s...

August 23, 2021

Giant Eagle Becomes First Grocery Store in US to Accept PayPal...
Finance - Retail

Giant Eagle has become the first grocery and convenience store retailer to enable PayPal and Venmo transactions at checkout, according to card and digital payment specialist Blackhawk Network. All 47...

Supermarket News
August 13, 2021

Square Buys Afterpay for $29B; Affirms Buy Now, Pay Later Tren...
Finance - Retail - Tech

Square plans to buy Australian fintech company Afterpay as it looks to expand further into the booming installment loan market. Jack Dorsey’s payments company announced the $29 billion, all-stock d...

August 2, 2021

PayPal Expands E-Commerce Capabilities with Happy Returns Acqu...
Online - Retail

Looking to create more of an end-to-end ecommerce solution and move beyond the perception that it’s a payments platform only, PayPal has acquired Happy Returns, which consolidates returns for its re...

Multi Channel Merchant
May 17, 2021

Twitter Is Testing a New Tip Jar Feature for Sending Money to ...

Twitter has started rolling out a new Tip Jar feature on its Android and iOS apps, which (as rumored) will allow users to send money directly to their favorite accounts. To use the tip jar, simply ta...

The Verge
May 7, 2021

Google Aims to Be the Anti-Amazon of E-Commerce
Online - Retail

Google tried to copy Amazon’s playbook to become the shopping hub of the internet, with little success. Now it is trying something different: the anti-Amazon strategy. Google is trying to present i...

The New York Times
March 29, 2021

Watch Out, Paypal, Square Just Launched Its Own Bank

Square, the financial payments firm run by Jack Dorsey, launched an in-house bank that it says will allow it to "operate more nimbly" in an increasingly crowded fintech market. The firm announced Mon...

March 3, 2021

PayPal Waives Check Cashing Fees For Stimulus Checks

PayPal will allow customers to cash their next stimulus checks free of charge, according to a press release. The payments giant said in the release that the checks will go through instantly on the Pa...

December 23, 2020

PayPal processes record-breaking $185 million on GivingTuesday
Finance - Non-Profit

PayPal Holdings, Inc. said on Wednesday (Dec. 9) that it processed a record-breaking $185 million around the world this GivingTuesday, which was the most raised on its platform for the worldwide day o...

December 9, 2020

PayPal and Square push further into the cryptocurrency 
Finance - Online

Bitcoin prices are spiking. The move higher comes as two big players push further into the cryptocurrency market: PayPal and Square. CNBC’s Kate Rooney reports. Why is this important?  Bitcoin is ...

November 23, 2020

Buy-Now-Pay-Later is this Holidays hottest payment trend

Installment payment plans are seeing increases used on PayPal, Afterpay, Affirm, and Klarna. For the full story, visit PYMNTS  -

October 22, 2020

PayPal adds cryptocurrency buying and selling to its platform

PayPal users will soon be able to trade bitcoin and other digital currency directly from the PayPal app. For the full story, visit CNET  -

October 21, 2020

Zoom adds two new features for work and entertainment

Kroger has launched an artificial intelligence-based digital tool that allows consumers to access recipes by tweeting photos of products they have on hand. For the full story, visit Mobile Marketer...

October 14, 2020

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