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This article was published on December 3, 2013

PayPal launches a digital gift store, featuring Apple as its sole launch partner

PayPal launches a digital gift store, featuring Apple as its sole launch partner
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

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A week after adding support for prepaid gift cards, payments giant PayPal has launched its own digital gift store to allow US -based customers to buy gift cards for friends and family using its service.

The PayPal Digital Gifts store has launched with one initial partner — Apple, which is offering iTunes vouchers — but PayPal promises it “will be adding more very soon,” and will also list deals and offers periodically.

To buy: customers select the gift, enter their PayPal account details to pay, and then provide details of the person it is being sent to.

➤ PayPal Opens Doors to Digital Gifts Store [PayPal]