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PayPal teams with Samsung Pay

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The partnerships keep coming for PayPal. Following recent news that the company is partnering with Apple for payments on iTunes and in the App Store, among other places, the company is now expanding its partnership with Samsung to enable PayPal as a payment method in any channel Samsung Pay is accepted, according to the PayPal blog. Banking […]

New partnership turns PayPal into Apple App Store payment option

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One small step for consumer choice in e-commerce. One giant leap in PayPal’s quest to be the payment option of choice for shoppers online, reports Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). This week the company announced a partnership with Apple to allow shoppers pay for their purchases at the App Store using PayPal. The feature will be available for users […]

PayPal makes strategic investment in online lender LendUp

PayPal invests in LendUp

Is PayPal’s investment in online lender LendUp a hint that the underbanked may not remain the underserved for long?

Flywire snags PayPal for cross-border payments

Flywire gets pally with PayPal

Cross-border payments and receivables specialist Flywire has added PayPal to its platform as a funding option, enabling businesses, students and patients to fund cross-border payments via PayPal accounts.

Venmo tests physical debit card

When the app is not enough...

Venmo is planning to introduce a physical debit card to supplement its payments app.

PayPal unveils speedier money transfers to bank accounts

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PayPal users in the US will soon be able to speed up money transfers to their bank accounts via eligible debit cards linked to their PayPal account. Bill Ready, EVP, COO, PayPal, says it expects that funds “will typically be available in your bank account in a matter of minutes, although some banks may take […]

PayPal gets its fingers all over Google Chrome’s shopping

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Android Pay users on Google Chrome mobile web can now pay online using their PayPal account and their fingerprint – without needing to enter in their username or password. As reported last month, Google inked several deals with PayPal (and banks) to advance its Android Pay, and this latest partnership expands it even more. Bill […]

PayPal’s offer to take over TIO Networks wins shareholder approval

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PayPal’s bid to acquire Vancouver-based bill payment specialist TIO Networks has been approved by TIO shareholders, who overwhelmingly voted in favour of the proposed sale.

Top fintech stories this week – 10 February 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! Temenos cuts jobs in US; eyes D+H payments business EXCLUSIVE. US layoffs cited as around 60 by some sources. Ziraat Bank London to replace legacy core banking tech EXCLUSIVE. Misys Fusionbanking moves in. Banks and UN launch sustainable […]

PayPal’s new pal is its first payments bot

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PayPal has a new pal – namely its first bot that lets users move and manage their money in a conversational and casual style. It is built on the Slack messaging platform, which has five million daily active users and lets teams centralise conversations. With the bot, people can send money between PayPal accounts without […]

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