Look out Apple Pay! Consumers will soon be able to use Venmo to buy things in stores

Venmo and PayPal are going after the likes of Android Pay and Apple Pay -- PayPal, Venmo's parent company, has announced that it will let users pay for things in store using both PayPal and Venmo starting in early 2017.

PayPal inks agreement with MasterCard allowing users to make mobile payments

Payments platform PayPal has announced an agreement with MasterCard to enable in-store payments. In addition, Venmo users will gain the ability to withdraw funds instantly, as soon as they're available.

PayPal vs. Venmo vs. Square vs. Google: Who makes the best app for sending cash?

Today, there are plenty of ways to send money to your friends, regardless of the platform. But which is the best for your individual needs and purposes? Here, we compare PayPal, Google Wallet, Venmo, and Square Cash to find out.

Master the art of accepting credit cards with these payment processors

Mobile payment processors and card readers are the greatest way to accept payments from the palm of your hand, but which one is right for you? Check out our comparison of Square, Dwolla, and five others platforms for a closer look at the…

PayPal will now only support its apps on iOS and Android

PayPal is doing some spring (or summer) cleaning, and it's really clearing out the closet. In a blog post, the payment processor announced that it would be discontinuing mobile apps for Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon's Fire OS.

PayPal's Venmo is in trouble with the FTC

Venmo could be in hot water, and that includes its parent company PayPal. The Federal Trade Commission sent the payments company a Civil Investigative Demand, seeking answers to whether or not the company engaged in deceptive or unfair…
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“Oh! THAT memo.” PayPal plans gender equality program with all-male panel

In a communications mixup, the flyer for a PayPal panel on gender equality featuring five male speakers left out a subtitle that indicated men as allies. Subsequent explanations didn't do much to change the impression.

PayPal beware: You could soon ‘pay with Amazon’ anywhere on the web

Amazon is stepping on PayPal's toes with a partnership program for Amazon payments. This program will allow e-commerce platforms to deploy Amazon Payments on more websites, so that customers can pay with the info they've already given…

PayPal hopes to launch Xoom in Cuba before the end of the year

PayPal's President Dan Schulman, along with other tech companies, joined President Barack Obama on his first trip to Cuba as President. Schulman expects PayPal's money transferring service Xoom service to be available in Cuba by the end of…

PayPal is cutting off VPN providers that offer international access to Netflix

Following Netflix's crackdown on VPN providers offering access to region-restricted content, PayPal has cut off at least one provider from using its service for accepting payments from users.

Venmo brings third-party payment support, but for only two apps right now

PayPal's Venmo just added third-party payment support -- but it's compatible with two apps right now, and is also iOS-only at the moment. It's also only available for select iOS users at the moment, but Venmo says it will add more users…

Brian Krebs exposes major flaws in PayPal’s security system

Brian Krebs discovered that his PayPal account was compromised due to what he claimed was a lack of authentication and security protocols on PayPal's end. On Christmas Eve, the journalist became the victim of a hacking attempt.