Business

PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own Personalized URL

(TechCrunch) – PayPal today is launching a new take on peer-to-peer payments with the debut of a platform it’s calling PayPal.Me. For the first time, PayPal customers will be able to set up their own user profiles which are associated with a personalized URL (e.g. paypal.me/username), which Read More

Advertisements
Business

EBay, Icahn Settle Proxy Fight

  SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ebay and billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn have settled their proxy fight ahead of the company’s annual meeting. Icahn and eBay had been in an acrimonious tussle over PayPal, the e-commerce company’s quickly growing mobile payment arm. Icahn, who Read More

Business

PayPal Debuts Its Newest Hardware, Beacon, A Bluetooth LE Enabled Device For Hands-Free Check Ins And Payments

[TechCrunch] One of David Marcus’s biggest challenges when taking on the role of President of PayPal was extending the platform into point of sale, and making it easier to pay with PayPal than swiping your credit card. But changing consumer behavior is an enormously difficult Read More