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PayPal adds Touch ID to its Apple Apps

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You can now use Touch ID when using the PayPal app on your iPhone. This means that you’ll no longer need to enter your password every time you pay using Paypal on your Apple device. This has been a development a long time coming and PayPal has lagged in implementing this popular iPhone feature into […]

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PayPal integrates with Bigcommerce

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Good news for online sellers using Bigcommerce. PayPal has announced full integration including the “one-touch” service for merchants using the service offering consumers more ways to pay for what they buy online. As PayPal notes: “Bigcommerce and PayPal are collaborating to enable Bigcommerce’s 90,000 merchants seamless access to an end-to-end ecommerce solution via a single […]

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Intuit launches Quickbooks PayPal integration app

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Roughly 25% of Intuit Quickbooks users use PayPal and now they can use an app to import PayPal sales and transaction data directly into QuickBooks Online in real time. It’s called Sync with PayPal. Intuit says of the app: “Say goodbye to manual entry and hello to more time in your day with Sync with […]

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iZettle launches card reader that accepts contactless payments

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iZettle has launched the Card Reader Pro Contactless. The new reader adds support for contactless payments and works with Apple Pay out-of-the-box, allowing merchants to immediately accept payments using credit and debit cards saved on iPhones or Apple Watch. The new hardware will gradually hit markets globally in the coming months and will retail for […]

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‘Smile to Pay’ firm Face++ raises $25m

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A firm that has teamed up with Alibaba with the possibility of launching a “smile to pay” payments system has raised $25m. Face++ raised $22m in 2014 taking total funds raised to $$47m. Existing investors Qiming Venture Partners and Innovation Works returned for the series B round. The Face++ concept is remarkably simple. It uses […]

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Credit cards from Australia being declined?

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Tamebay reader John told us that he’s noticed that Westpac and ANZ, two of Australia largest banks, are declining customers credit cards on a very frequent basis for know apparent reason. He asks if this is something that other Tamebay readers have noticed? It’s a major problem for John, who sells on both his business […]

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PayPal will return to the NASDAQ as PYPL

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PayPal will return to the NASDAQ stock exchange in the second half of 2015 using its original ticker symbol PYPL, according to an announcement from PayPal President and CEO Designee Dan Schulman. Schulman says: “I’m honored and thrilled that PayPal is returning to its roots as an independent company. In the second half of 2015 […]

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PayPal wants you to eat your password

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According to a PayPal developer, the future of online security for sensitive online and mobile transactions could well be in ingestable or embeddable technology. It means that you yourself, thanks to some sort of device in your body, would offer the extra layer of security to your transactions. PayPal’s global head of developer advocacy Jonathan […]

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PayPal’s ‘one touch’ instant checkout launches on the web

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PayPal’s ‘one touch’ instant checkout system has launched on the web. The system, which was pioneered by Paypal as part of its mobile app functionality, is now coming to the web. Basically, it means that shoppers won’t have to sign in every single time they buy and their login details are remembered. Not only does […]

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PayPal address glitch causes headaches for sellers

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A PayPal problem has been reported to use by some sellers. Apparently, between the 19th and 23rd April, payment details on PayPal didn’t contain the relevant address details for buyers. You can see a screen grab of an email that has been sent to impacted sellers below. We don’t know how many sellers this might […]

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