April 13, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may sue PayPal for practices of its PayPal Credit same-day loan provider unit. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), PayPal said the lawsuit could occur by June 2015.

April 8, 2015

Amazon.com styles itself as a provider of everything its customers need, and that extends to software development.

March 6, 2015

Despite the large splash caused by the September 2014 launch of Apple Pay, the general consensus is that mobile payment is still in the infancy stage. But while mobile payment is growing at a tempo that is best described as “slow and low,” the overall market is getting increasingly competitive

March 2, 2015

On the heels of Samsung’s announcement that it would roll out Samsung Pay in the United States this summer, PayPal announced it is buying mobile wallet technology start-up Paydiant.

January 21, 2015

Amazon.com’s Amazon Wallet will never get the chance to make it out of beta.

January 14, 2015

PayPal will release a new PayPal Here credit card reader that will include payment support for Microsoft Surface and other Windows devices.

January 12, 2015

As the use in-store mobile payment becomes more pervasive, consumers require increased education on the performance and ease of use of mobile pay services, a recent survey by Verifone of U.S. consumer attitudes suggested.

December 16, 2014

Three out of four (76%) online buyers are dissatisfied with the strength of credit card and personal information security among retailers. 

November 17, 2014

PayPal and Braintree have named named the $100,000 grand prize winner of the 2014 BattleHack Series. 

October 30, 2014

EBay Inc. will offer Visa Qiwi Wallet as a payment option on EBay in Russia. Starting Nov. 5, all Russian EBay customers will be able to pay for their purchases with Visa Qiwi Wallet. 

October 24, 2014

Wow. What a month in the world of mobile payments.

October 17, 2014

Simon malls will feature the Ziploop mobile shopping app during the 2014 holiday season.

October 8, 2014

Canadians are eager to embrace future-forward payment options like wearable devices and smartwatches, according to a new study by PayPal Canada that was conducted by Nielsen.

September 30, 2014

eBay Inc. is reversing course on its previous decision to keep its fast-growing online payments business PayPal as part of the company, and is instead spinning the unit off as a separate publicly traded company.

September 20, 2014

PayPal has released a version of its PayPal Here mobile payment card acceptance app and reader that is compliant with most major Android tablets.

August 26, 2014

American prepaid card users are the leading users of mobile payments.

August 13, 2014

Amazon.com has entered into direct competition with digital payment providers Square and PayPal by releasing Amazon Local Register, a secure card reader and mobile app that allows retailers to accept credit and debit cards from a smartphone or tablet.

July 29, 2014

E-commerce platform provider MarketLive has entered a strategic agreement with Amazon Payments, offering the ability for MarketLive retailers to help streamline the login and checkout process and increase conversion numbers.

July 7, 2014

Consumers around the world are accepting of mobile technology and think technology should make payments easier and more connected, according to a recent 15-country survey from PayPal.

June 24, 2014

The store is generally considered to represent the “last mile” of the retail supply chain. In recent years, retailers have focused on making this final, crucial step as easy and convenient for customers as possible. The emergence of leading-edge digital technologies has allowed retailers even further opportunity to turn paying for goods into a fast, seamless process.

Following are a few examples of how retailers are reinventing how products are checked out and payments are processed.

June 9, 2014

Amazon.com is reportedly entering the online payment arena.

May 16, 2014

Google announced that it will accept PayPal as a method of payment, in addition to credit cards, carrier billing, and gift cards, for its Play Store.

May 1, 2014

MyCheck, a checkout app for restaurants, has collaborated with PayPal to enable U.S. consumers to pay at table through the PayPal app.

February 24, 2014

MasterCard has unveiled MasterPass in-app payments, designed to enable consumers to make secure purchases within a mobile app.