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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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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Braintree sees a bright future ahead for mobile payments

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Braintree predicts that mobile commerce will evolve quickly over next few years Braintree, a leading mobile payments service provider, believes that mobile commerce will change dramatically over the next few years. Mobile commerce is still a relatively new concept, but it has risen to prominent is a short amount of time. Consumers have shown a great deal of interest in mobile payments because of its convenience, and the number of people participating in these payments is growing on a seemingly daily basis. Braintree believes that mobile commerce will evolve rather…

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New mobile payments service introduced by PayPal

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PayPal unveils new service that may make mobile commerce more convenient PayPal has introduced a new service that may make mobile payments more convenient. The company has unveiled One Touch PayPal, which allows users of the PayPal application to initiate a purchase with a retail merchant with a single touch of the screen. The service is based on technology developed by Braintree, a mobile commerce firm that was acquired by eBay in 2013. Merchants that want to support the new One Touch PayPal service will have to make use of…

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Executives share predictions for 2014 and mobile commerce

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The year ahead may be bright With 2013 over, mobile commerce faces a new year that may be full of promise. Those investing in the mobile commerce certainly have high hopes for 2014 and executives from prominent mobile organizations have begun to provide their predictions concerning the year ahead. Many believe that mobile commerce will reach new heights as consumers and businesses alike become more comfortable with the prospect of mobile shopping. Others note that caution should be exercised in order to avoid the security pitfalls that were seen in…

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