The iPhone maker rejects a donation-focused third-party payment system, saying it violates the App Store's terms and conditions. But does it actually have more to do with competition?
The third-party payments processor for Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards describes the data breach as "contained to the best of our ability."
By year's end, PayPal will derive more total payment volumes from software it provides to third-party sites than from eBay buyers and sellers, company president says.
The company is hoping to persuade third-party programmers to create tools that will work with PayPal's e-payment service and is offering as bait both code and access to an online sandbox.
Portland Software will integrate its ZipLock secure container technology with Microsoft's Merchant Server. Merchants will be able to securely wrap their digital goods, host them on their Web sites, and accept payment directly or through an existing third-party clearinghouse, the company said. It will be available in the second quarter of 1997.