PayPal lets you easily make purchases and sell goods on eBay and thousands of other stores. It also supports international transactions and peer-to-peer payments, making it the friendliest way to exchange funds online.
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The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.
PayPal announces acquisition of mobile-wallet maker, while Google unveils another mobile-payments service, in the growing fight for a piece of the smartphone payments market.
Online auction giant could shed 10 percent of its workforce as it readies separation from its payments unit.
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Jack Ma, co-founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant, is "very interested" in a deal between his Alipay and the new Apple Pay service. He's also bothered that in Chinese movies, the hero always dies.
Sharon Profis compares the security, ease of use and availability of some of the most popular mobile payment options.
The company's marketplace business continues to grow, despite a security breach in the spring, but it doesn't meet Wall Street's expectations for overall revenue.
The split is a logical progression for PayPal, but eBay needs to show that it's also a smart decision for its core e-commerce business as Amazon lures away sellers.
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel says it makes sense for eBay to split from the online payments service. Now, PayPal will need to focus on making its product more competitive in a mobile world.