PayPal rolls out Venmo mobile payments across the United States

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Millions of American retailers can now accept transactions through the system using the mobile web. This week, PayPal announced that over 2 million American retailers will soon be accepting Venmo mobile payments as a checkout option. This system is launching across the United States and reflects PayPal’s growing partnership with Venmo. The Venmo mobile payments checkout option will soon become available at any U.S. location that PayPal is accepted. Businesses with Venmo will be able to accept the transactions by way of the Braintree platform. This allows Venmo customers to…

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Samsung Pay payment options now include PayPal

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The new method can now be used online, in-store as well as in-app for greater convenience. The latest addition to the Samsung Pay payment options is PayPal in the United States, according to an announcement from both companies. This strategic partnership involves an initial launch of the combined services in the U.S. but will eventually roll out in other countries, too, said the Samsung announcement. Beyond the addition of PayPal at points of sale through the mobile wallet, it will also function online and in-app. The Samsung Pay payment options…

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Snapchat mobile commerce speculations abound with PayPal integration

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The digital payment software was recently added to the social media platform’s (SDK). The rumor mill is hard at work with speculations of Snapchat mobile commerce possibilities. Engineers participating in the mobile app’s development recently integrated PayPal into the software development kit (SDK). The PayPal SDK could mean person to person or even mobile shopping opportunities on the social platform. This was originally reported by MightySignal, a mobile intelligence service. “Curiously, we noticed Snap recently installed the Paypal SDK, one of the most commonly used payment processing SDKs, in both…

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PayPal mobile wallet go head to head with Amazon in massive market

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The digital payment platform has applied for its license to operate within the Indian marketplace. PayPal mobile wallet will soon be available to Indian consumers and merchants as the global online payments giant applies for its license to operate in the country. This follows closely on the heels of Amazon’s similar entry into that massive market. The American company has applied to the country for a prepaid payment instrument (PPI). This would place PayPal mobile wallet in a market where these types of payments are suddenly taking off. It is…

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Mobile commerce is powering growth for PayPal

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PayPal is finding a great deal of success through its focus on the mobile commerce space PayPal is beginning to see significant promise in the mobile commerce space. The company has long held a strong mobile presence, but a stronger focus on mobile commerce specifically may ensure future growth. PayPal has announced that it saw a 21% increase in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2015, with revenue reaching $2.6 billion. This growth was partly due to the acquisition of remittance firm Xoom. Strong support for mobile commerce also secured…

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PayPal sees a future in mobile payments

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New CEO aims to make PayPal more mobile PayPal has big plans for the future, especially when it comes to mobile payments. A new CEO is coming to the company in Dan Schulman, who wants PayPal to become much more than a simple third party in the commerce space. In the future, PayPal may introduce an operating system that is designed with digital commerce in mind. The company aims to become a much more powerful force in the finance industry, where mobile is beginning to play a more prominent role.…

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PayPal is trying to make e-commerce easier

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Mobile service from PayPal app is coming to the web PayPal is bringing one of the most popular features of its mobile app to the web. Those using the PayPal mobile app have the ability to make “one-touch” payments, no matter what kind of mobile device they are using. This feature means that people only have to log-in to their PayPal account in order to make a transaction, even if they are making use of different applications at the time. This has become a well favored feature among consumers. One-touch…

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Mobile payments firm, Paydiant, to be sold to PayPal

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This acquisition has been announced as the competition from Google and Apple continues to rise. The PayPal unit at eBay has now announced that they will be purchasing the mobile payments company, Paydiant, as it works to enhance its strength in the market while competition continues to grow in the in-store environment, particularly from large players such as Google and Apple. The deal will provide PayPal with immediate access to the businesses who are already using Paydiant tech. Those businesses include a large number of customers ranging from Subway to…

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Mobile payments surge over holiday shopping weekend

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PayPal shows that mobile transactions have increased over the shopping weekend Mobile payment volume surged over the holiday shopping weekend, according to PayPal. During the holidays, many consumers opted to do their shopping from a mobile device rather than visit physical stores. Those that did visit physical stores also used their smartphones and tablets to pay for products. PayPal notes that spending jumped 56% over the holiday weekend, with the number of mobile shoppers rising by 43% over what was recorded last year. Mobile transactions surge 63% on Black Friday…

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PayPal sees a bright future in mobile commerce

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PayPal expects e-commerce to become mobile-centric in the coming years PayPal has been finding a great deal of success in the mobile space, especially where e-commerce is concerned. The company has been focusing more heavily on mobile payments in recent months in order to establish a stronger presence in the mobile sector. This aligns with eBay’s own mobile initiatives as well and both companies plan to become leaders in the mobile commerce field in the near future. PayPal’s President, David Marcus, believes that e-commerce will soon become mobile-centric as consumers…

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Mobile payments through PayPal launched at J.D. Sports

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The service will allow consumers to be able to use their accounts and smartphones for paying. J.D. Sports, a sports fashion chain in the United Kingdom, has now launched a mobile payments transaction method availability throughout all six of its brands and across 630 different stores in the country. This service uses the online service, PayPal, according to the latest reports. This new mobile payments service has made it possible for shoppers to the sports clothing store to be able to bring their purchases to the cash register and pay…

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