Instead of using marketing to get potential sellers and buyers on eBay's website, the company is testing new ways to physically get people's items from their houses.
PayPal now offers pre-paid cash cards for people who rely on cash, but want to shop online.
Coinstar has built a massive business with its coin counting kiosks. But what if you could dump your loose change right into a digital wallet?
Hacktivist Christopher Weatherhead was convicted today of "conspiracy to impair" the operations of a number of payments companies in 2010.
Fresh Black Friday data from e-commerce juggernaut eBay and payments specialist PayPal highlights this year's holiday shopping theme: the mall of America is in your pocket.
After properly stuffing themselves with copious amounts of turkey, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, dressing, and pumpkin pie, eBay saw a ton of people reach for their mobile devices to make some form of payment.
Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds is going everywhere, including the prepaid-debit-card market.
Google Wallet, which just recently made big changes to support Visa, American Express, and Discover cards, is now apparently making even bigger changes. As in, back to the future changes.
The Red Cross is accepting donations to those affected by Sandy through Apple's iTunes today. Apple has used its entertainment marketplace as a way to solicit donations since 2010.
With Windows 8 now available for public consumption, Microsoft is startup to plug all the various apps that are either already available or coming for the new operating system.
Who starts an announcement that he's tossing 470 people's jobs into the meat grinder with the world "delighting?"
Guest Post Ten years have gone by since eBay completed one of the most important acquisitions in the history of the tech industry.
Who needs checks or wire services? The payment startup Dwolla is rolling out a new feature today that makes bulk payments cheaper and easier than ever before.
EBay reported significant growth for its online payments service PayPal today.
Braintree, a startup that makes payment processing easier for e-commerce vendors, has raised $35 million.
Think $30 million is a lot to pay for produce? Not when it gives money back. Kabbage, which gives loans to online sellers, got $30 million in funding today, led by Thomvest Ventures.
David Marcus, PayPal's new president, is stepping in where his customers service fails. He sent out a personal e-mail to Build Conference creator Andy McMillan after the distraught PayPal user nearly lost $62,000 when two of his accounts were locked down.
Editor's Pick It's tough to muster much excitement for Isis, as NFC almost seems more like a fantasy today than when it was a hot buzzword for mobile payments years ago.
Dave McClure is one of the most prominent angel investors in Silicon Valley -- and possibly the world. His accelerator, 500 Startups, will fund its 500th company sometime this year. And no, in answer to "all the stupid questions," 500 Startups will not shut its doors after reaching that number.
He may also take the prize for most F-bombs per sentence of any investor.
In an effort to ramp up its mobile payments offerings, PayPal announced today that it will team up with Discover to bring its technology to more than 7 million merchants next year.