Tag: PayPal

PayPal partner with Discover in the US

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PayPal have had a bit of a coup and inked a deal with Discover in the US. Discover is a major US credit card provider and along with a recent series of strategic partnerships with Visa, Mastercard, Citi, FIS, Facebook, and many others aims to get consumers paying with PayPal. The new agreement will make […]

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PayPal charity giving at an all time high

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PayPal users were generous givers over the course of the year but Christmas 2016 saw them make a record breaking charitable contribution. In 2016 as a whole they donated $7.3 billion in contributions. And over the Christmas period, 8 million PayPal users in 181 countries contributed $971,213,604 to 282,053 charities. What a total. That’s an […]

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Apple scraps German Bank Transfer payments

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Germans love bank transfers as a method of payment, It’s almost compulsory to offer bank transfer as a payment option if you’re serious about trading in Germany but Apple are bucking the trend and just dumped it. To understand the German love affair with bank transfer you have to go back to the dawn of […]

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10% off iTunes Gift Cards when you pay with PayPal

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Here’s one for people who haven’t been organised enough (like me) to buy all their Christmas gifts yet and are considering a gift card for a loved one. If you pay by PayPal for a £50 or £100 iTunes gift card then you get 10% off under a current promo. Find out more here. The […]

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PayPal working to correct refund glitch

PayPal Bug

PayPal are working to finally correct all of the refund errors that arose from three week glitch which occurred at the end of October through to the beginning of November. In an email they say: “We want to let you know we experienced a technical issue because of which some of your customers’ refunds were […]

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PayPal reveals Citibank and FIS partnerships

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Paypal has announced new partnerships with Citibank and fintech firm FIS. This follows on from deals struck with Visa and MasterCard earlier in the year. The aim is to further bolster Paypal mobile capability and enhance their mobile wallet capability by making it available to more customers. Jim Magats, PayPal VP of payments product and […]

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PayPal transaction history vanishes in site bug

PayPal Bug

It would appear that PayPal servers are having a wobble this evening, whilst the service appears to be up and running, if you’re looking for your transaction history it’s probably not there. I’ve checked both on the PayPal website on my laptop and the PayPal app on my Android and PayPay resolutely tells me that […]

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PayPal Christmas themed gift cards

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A recent PayPal study found that money is the number one gift Americans want this Christmas, and 62% wish they could ask for cash instead of traditional presents. But, the study also found that the main reason people don’t give money as a gift is because they’re afraid it’s not personal enough. To fix the […]

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PayPal used incorrect currency early November

PayPal Bug

We’ve heard from a reader that PayPal billed some of their customers in the wrong currency during the first week of November. We have no idea how this could have happened nor how widespread the issue may have been. PayPal have identified the glitch, are in the process of rectifying the errors and have sent […]

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PayPal launches new dedicated business app

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Perhaps not before time, PayPal has launched a new app specifically for businesses, honed to the needs of business users. You can find out more and download the app here. So what can it do that the standard PayPal app can’t? The landing page is short on exact details, so if you do download it […]

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