PayPal has expanded its cryptocurrency service to users in the UK. With the new service, people will be able to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, or Bitcoin Cash for as little as £1.
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Venmo has launched a new feature for credit card customers called Cash Back to Crypto. Any cash back that's received from purchases on the card can automatically be used to buy several cryptos.
Twitter has announced Tip Jar to enable people to send and receive monetary tips on the platforms. Currently supported payment methods include Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal, and Venmo.
PayPal has announced that Venmo users can now buy, hold, and sell cryptocurrency directly in the Venmo app. PayPal itself started supporting the new currency type at the end of March.
PayPal has launched Checkout with Crypto, a new service that allows consumers in the United States to pay with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Merchants all over the world receive the money as fiat.
PayPal has acquired the cryptocurrency firm Curv to bolster its credentials in the field as it looks to offer these services to users around the world in the first half of the year.
PayPal will be shutting down its domestic payment service that allowed Indians to pay domestic merchants in local currency. However, the company will continue to offer cross-border payments in India.
Following a $3,000 crash last week, bitcoin has recovered and is now in touching distance of $20,000. Bullish observers think bitcoin will continue to aim for highs above $20,000 in the future.
PayPal has announced that it's adding cryptocurrency management to the portfolio of features on its platform. Users will be able to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more directly in PayPal.
PayPal now allows customers to pay for their purchases by scanning a QR code in an effort to minimize physical contact at stores. The feature is available in the U.S., U.K., and 26 more markets.
PayPal has announced that it's entered an agreement to acquire shopping and rewards platform Honey. The transaction will cost PayPal $4 billion and is expected to be done early next year.
PayPal has announced that it has withdrawn itself from the Libra Association, the governing body of the Libra cryptocurrency started by Facebook. The news follows speculation that the firm had doubts.
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could see delays after insiders revealed that Visa, Mastercard, Stripe, and PayPal all have doubts over the proposed cryptocurrency due to the scrutiny it's under.
PayPal has announced that it has brought 70% equity interest in GoPay allowing it to operate in China. PayPal has become the first foreign payment platform to be allowed to operate in the country.
PayPal has partnered with Instagram in order to power Instagram Checkout, an in-app purchase option for customers to more easily buy goods from businesses from within the app, in the U.S.
PayPal has canceled several accounts used by far-right group Proud Boys and multiple anti-fascist groups as the payments service continues to crack down on entities that promote hate and violence.
According to Pakistan's new finance minister, PayPal or an online payments platform similar to it could launch in Pakistan within the next 3-4 months, which is welcome news for freelancers.
PayPal has announced the global launch of PayPal Checkout with Smart Payment Buttons. It also stated that its PayPal Marketing Solutions would expand from the U.S. to several other markets.
Just 18 months after reaching 200 million users, PayPal has revealed that it now has a 250 million users around the world. The firm stated that it is growing at three million users per month.
PayPal has begun rolling out its redesigned mobile app on Android. The app will come to Australia and Italy initially and then come to other markets. Apple iOS users will get the update later.
After being informed that a customer had passed away, PayPal sent her an outstanding balance notice, demanding repayment and terming her death a "breach" of its rules. The firm has since apologized.
The online payments platform is today announcing its new Smart Payment Buttons for online commerce, allowing users to more quickly choose a preferred payment method, including local services soon.
Nearly a year after its announcement, PayPal has announced that Samsung Pay users can now start making payments using the service with their PayPal accounts. The update is now rolling out.
American payments company PayPal, in a round of policy updates, has announced several changes, among which stands out the discontinuation of its Pay After Delivery option in the United States.
After splitting with PayPal in 2015, eBay will use Amsterdam based Adyen for managing their back-end payment systems from 2020. The deal is estimated to bring in $2 billion in revenue for eBay.
Another one bites the dust. Elon Musk has denied that he is the Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto after a blog post on Medium alleged and gave reasons why Musk could be the person behind the pseudonym.
In a bid to boost fundraising for nonprofit organizations, Funraise and PayPal have teamed up to provide support with a combination of software and hardware-enabled "swipe and give" technology.
Last year, Facebook and PayPal started offering users an easier way to send and receive money in Messenger through a PayPal account.The integration is rolling out for customers residing in the U.S.
Skype is rolling out new integration with PayPal in 22 countries across North America and Europe via its newly-introduced add-in feature, enabling peer-to-peer payments among friends and family.
It is being rumored that Samsung may offer its mobile payments technology, Samsung Pay, to other smartphone manufacturers in the hopes of building omnipresence and dominating the mobile phone market.
A threat intelligence firm has taken a look at an online course that actually offers its students lessons on how to commit credit card fraud and gain access to online accounts for their own gain.
Samsung and PayPal have come to a new agreement which will allow Samsung Pay users to spend from their PayPal accounts, and merchants will be able to use a PayPal service to take Samsung Pay payments.
Apple announced today that it will be accepting payments through PayPal for purchases and subscriptions, giving users who might not have access to credit cards the ability to pay easily.
Elon Musk has acquired X.com, a domain name he last owned in 1999 for an online financial services company, which after merging with Confinity and rebranding as PayPal, was eventually sold to eBay.
PayPal is rolling out its new instant transfer service to those in the United States in the coming weeks. The service will cost $0.25 but will get money into banks accounts in a matter of minutes.
As with last year, PayPal has prematurely confirmed the start date for Steam's popular extravaganza of deals and discounts called the Summer Sale. It starts this Thursday on June 22.
Just over seven months after having changed its logo, Pandora has been slapped with a lawsuit by PayPal amidst claims that the music streaming service "adopted a blatantly infringing logo."
PayPal has added Android Pay support with its latest app update. Once you have connected PayPal in the app, you can use it to draw from your balance or connected bank account at NFC terminals.
Superbrands, a listing which publishes UK's top brands every year has announced this year's top business and consumer brands. Apple, Microsoft, and Google are among top business brands this year.
PayPal on iOS has been updated to version 6.7.0, and the headline feature is Siri integration. Now users in 30 countries can make payments easily by issuing a voice command to the virtual assistant.