PayPal

Established
1998
Location
San Jose, United States

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  • FBI says ISIS smuggled funds to US using eBay and PayPal

    An FBI affidavit alleges that the Islamic State used everyone’s favorite digital auction house to transfer cash to one of its US-based agents. The agent was disguising himself as a printer salesman -- he'd pretend to sell a printer, only to receive payment from IS via eBay and ...

  • Skype now lets you send money via PayPal

    Skype's recent redesign may be the source of much divisiveness, but that isn't stopping Microsoft from adding new features. Starting today, you can now send money via PayPal right from your conversations. It's a shot across the bow to Facebook, which has long support payments via ...

  • PayPal takes Pandora to court over its big blue P

    PayPal filed a trademark infringement suit against Pandora on Friday, claiming that the radio app's blue P logo is "unlawfully similar" to PayPal's own blue double-P icon. Pandora debuted its new sans-serif logo in October of last year as part of an overall company rebrand. Apparently ...

  • TNW Conference is teaming up with PayPal and Glownet to go cashless

    Since TNW Conference’s inception, we’ve been using the trusted tokens found at festivals and events the world over: pay a cashier or machine some (a lot of) money, get handed some plastic tokens, spend some of aforementioned plastic tokens, come home to discover you still have ...

  • Twitch takes PayPal and others to court over ambitious spambot

    Twitch is on the warpath as a spambot has decimated almost 1,000 channels with disturbing chat messages. Now it's taking multiple companies, including PayPal and Whois, to court to try and stop the spammer. The petition, filed in British Columbia's Supreme Court, puts PayPal, Whois, ...

  • PayPal takes aim at banks with new acquisition

    Soon it may not be necessary to have a bank account to make payments with PayPal. PayPal and TIO Networks announced today that PayPal would be acquiring TIO for $233 million. With this acquisition, PayPal accesses TIO's 14 million customer accounts, and a network of agents, including ...

  • Squarespace businesses can now accept PayPal

    Squarespace is giving businesses a new way to accept payments today: PayPal. It's a small but welcome update for small businesses on the platform. PayPal is often preferred by international users because it removes some of the verification hassles with standard payments methods, plus ...

  • FYI: Facebook Messenger now supports PayPal transactions

    Starting today, users will be able to select PayPal for transactions on Messenger. Previously, Messenger only supported payments via debit card. Ironically, Messenger is adding support for PayPal before popular transaction app Venmo which is owned by PayPal. Messenger is ...

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