Mobile payment platform Square has made its first move beyond North American borders by launching its mobile credit card reader and tablet POS register apps in Japan.
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that it is working with Jamba Juice, in collaboration with PayPal, on a series of customized mobile solutions, including a Jamba Juice branded iOS® and Android™ mobile ordering and payment solution.
The battle for control of the merchant cash register has stepped up a gear with Square launching an iPad point-of-sale device and PayPal promising limited free payments processing to retailers that junk their old shopping tills in exchange for a feature rich iPad equivalent.
PayPal and Monitise are among a rich crop of first-time exhibitors making their way to Berlin in May for the pre-eminent annual event for the European payments industry, EBAday 2013.
Mobile POS outfit Square has raided rival PayPal to appoint a new head of retail partnerships as the company reports fast growth in the tablet point-of-sale terminal market.
Discover today announced it has signed contracts with 50 merchant acquirers that will extend PayPal's in-store acceptance to more than 2 million merchant outlets by the end of 2013.
An independent coffee shop in the Yorkshire village of Nether Poppleton recently had its PayPal account shut down after incurring the wrath of the e-commerce giant by stocking beans from communist Cuba.
Sherpa, a voice-activated Android competitor to Apple's Siri virtual assistant has launched in the US, with support for automated funds transfer between PayPal accounts.
As it bids to boost its 123 million-strong user base, PayPal has acquired Iron Pearl, a start up specialising in customer acquisition and engagement. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Electronics giant LG has struck a deal to integrate PayPal into its Smart TV platform, enabling viewers to pay for products and services through their remotes.
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