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TravelersBox for converting your unused currency

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Small Business Marketing Strategist, Author and Public Speaker John Hayes has spotted a new service which includes PayPal at Istanbul Airport. He was in Istanbul speaking at the 10th Annual Turkey Call Center Expo where he talked about integrating social media activity in the call center environment. John was very impressed with the whole set-up, […]

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Oh Poo! Poodle may break PayPal checkout

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Security researchers at Google have announced a “Poodle” vulnerability in SSL 3.0. We don’t expect that means much to you, nor the full name – Poodle stands for “Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy Encryption“. What it does mean is that PayPal may be broken for some ecommerce sites as PayPal unplugs SSL 3.0 support, so […]

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Hello win PayPal’s London BattleHack

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Take an accelerator facility, gallons of coffee, no sleep, a lot very unhealthy food and a bunch of geeks over the space of a weekend and you have an idea of what Battlehack is. Basically keen developers try and build an app in less than 48 hours. This weekend past, PayPal hosted it’s Battlehack in […]

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PayPal target tradesmen with new ad for PayPal Here

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PayPal have published a video on Youtube that promotes their PayPal Here service to tradesmen. We have no idea where this ad will be airing (maybe you’ve seen it?) but it’s promoting their October deal for half price Here handsets. Now, I must say, I find this PayPal Here service extremely nifty. With just a […]

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PayPal employees raise money for The Prince’s Trust

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The PayPal UK cycling team rode from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle last Sunday to raise money for The Prince’s Trust. The Trust needs to raise £60m this year to continue its work, helping 58,000 young people in the UK. ‘Palace to Palace’ is The Prince’s Trust largest mass participation fundraising event. Cyclists started their […]

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PayPal and Braintree Start Tank winners

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Last night PayPal and Braintree announced the start-ups who been successful in their applications and will take part in the Start Tank initiative announced in July. The startups joining the programme are: Localz The winner of the John Lewis JLAB, which offers an enterprise grade micro location platform that helps you quickly integrate iBeacon based […]

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PayPal TV Adverts

PayPal People Rule

PayPal are currently running a series of TV ads, directing views to PayPal.co.uk/peoplerule. Here’s one of the ads we’ve seen, what do you think of it? Would it convince you to sign up to PayPal or use PayPal more?

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PayPal glitch: eBay payments not showing #snafu

PayPal Bug Bounty

Tamebay has received several reports that PayPal payments that have been made in the past few hours are not showing in PayPal accounts. Payments are being shown as made in eBay but not appearing PayPalside. Similar reports are appearing on the PayPal community discussion boards. We’ve asked PayPal whether they are aware of an issue […]

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Who will eventually acquire PayPal?

PayPal for Sale

You might have thought that yesteday’s news of eBay spinning off PayPal as a separate company was startling news. However whilst that will probably be enough until the middle of 2015 when it actually happens, don’t expect that to be the end of the story, it’s only just beginning. We’ve been watching the split up […]

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