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PayPal abandons Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency group

Oct 05, 2019 - 1:23 PM

'We remain supportive of Libra's aspirations and look forward to continued dialogue on ways to work together in the future,' PayPal says

PAYPAL. The logo of online payment company PayPal is pictured during LeWeb 2013 event in Saint-Denis near Paris on December 10, 2013. AFP File photo by Eric Piermont/AFP

PayPal close to quitting Facebook's Libra project – Financial Times

Oct 04, 2019 - 8:52 PM

Paypal is said to be the only backer among 28 who did not show for a meeting in Washington focused on tackling widespread opposition to Libra from regulators worldwide, GCash, GrabPay, PayMaya: Who’s leading the mobile payments war in PH?

Apr 02, 2019 - 12:51 PM

Take a close look at how the competition is playing out so far

Why the Philippines has been slow to adopt e-wallets

Mar 18, 2019 - 6:42 PM

And why that's about to change

Freelancing taking root in the Philippines – study

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The young and digitally adept Philippine freelance market encompasses around 2% of the population and is expected to grow further, according to a new study by PayPal

Elon Musk: tech dreamer reaching for sun, moon, and stars

Mar 05, 2017 - 9:35 PM

In a sector where entrepreneurs often speak of moonshots Musk is one of the biggest dreamers

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks about the “Interplanetary Transport System” which aims to reach Mars with the first human crew in history, in the conference he gave during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR GUERRERO

Globe, PayPal tie up to boost MSME, freelancer market

Feb 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The partnership allows PayPal users to link their account with GCash and withdraw funds within the day from ATMs and GCash partners at zero or almost zero cost

US queries PayPal in money laundering probe

Feb 09, 2017 - 12:09 PM

We have received subpoenas from the US Department of Justice seeking the production of certain information related to our historical anti money laundering program says Paypal

PAYPAL. The logo of online payment company PayPal is pictured during LeWeb 2013 event in Saint-Denis near Paris on December 10, 2013. File photo by Eric Piermont/AFP

PayMaya Philippines aims for 1 million users by end of 2016

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:20 PM

To help achieve this PayMaya partners with PayPal which has 179 million active users worldwide

BREACH 1M. PLDT Chairman Manuel V. expects PayMaya to hit P200-billion worth of transactions for the entire 2016. Rappler file photo

PayPal buys money-sending service Xoom in $890M deal

Jul 02, 2015 - 5:55 PM

PayPal a subsidiary of eBay will pay 25 per share of Xoom in what amounts to a premium of 32 over the stock s average price over the past 3 months

Solar eclipse, tech shifts in business, underboob selfies | SciTech4u

Mar 24, 2015 - 5:56 PM

A rare celestial event: March 20’s solar eclipse What are the 7 tech shifts happening right now? The underboob selfie riles up Thailand s officials

eBay to slash 2,400 jobs in bid to 'compete and win'

Jan 22, 2015 - 11:26 AM

The job cuts are to occur across eBay s three divisions: Marketplaces Enterprise and PayPal

JOB CUTS. An exterior view dated 11 January 2013 showing the eBay Corporate Headquarters in San Jose, California, USA. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

eBay to split PayPal into standalone company

Sep 30, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Current eBay shareholders will receive stock in the future PayPal in proportion to their current holdings the company said in a statement

PAYPAL. File Photo by Eric Piermont/AFP

Facebook names 'mobile messaging' chief

Jun 10, 2014 - 6:44 AM

The appointment of Marcus also comes with Facebook preparing to absorb the popular messaging service WhatsApp in a US 19 billion deal

ZUCKERBERG. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, February 24, 2014. Alberto Estevez/EPA

After cyberattack, eBay recommends password change

May 21, 2014 - 10:02 PM

eBay is notifying its customers and urging them to change passwords to protect their personal and financial information

Strategy exec out of PayPal after Twitter tirade

May 05, 2014 - 9:35 PM

Rakesh Agarwal blames his stream of insulting tweets on a new Twitter interface that posted publicly what he intended to be direct messages for a colleague

PAYPAL. An illustration of online payment service PayPal at LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis, near Paris on December 5, 2012. Photo by Eric Piermont/AFP

Lights off for Earth Hour's global crowdfunding call

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Earth Hour 2014 aims to raise money for local environmental projects including providing fiberglass boat technology for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

FOR CROWDFUNDING. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Director Marc Webb of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' attend the Earth Hour Kick-Off with Spider-Man, The First Super Hero Ambassador for Earth Hour. Photo by AFP

Why PayPal may lock Haiyan relief accounts

Nov 12, 2013 - 11:31 PM

PayPal may temporarily suspend some relief accounts or hold funds as a security measure against fraud

SECURITY MEASURES. Unless your account was set up to accept donations, PayPal may take action against an influx of donations being channeled into an account.  Photo by AFP/Eric Piermont

Paypal to increase commercial payment fees

Aug 20, 2013 - 12:16 AM

Paypal s latest policy update has some changes in store for Philippine PayPal account holders

INCREASED FEES. An illustration of online payment service PayPal at LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis, near Paris on December 5, 2012. Photo by AFP/Eric Piermont

PayPal launches quest for intergalactic currency

Jun 27, 2013 - 1:23 PM

PayPal s Marcus: The time has now come for us to start planning for the future; a future where we aren t just talking about global payments

SOON IN SPACE? An illustration of online payment service PayPal at LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis, near Paris on December 5, 2012. Photo by AFP/Eric Piermont

Google joins open authentication group

Apr 24, 2013 - 1:51 PM

Google joins the board of directors for the Fast Identity Online Alliance

GOOGLE JOINS FIDO. Google joins the Fast Identity Online Alliance for better authentication standards. Screen shot from FIDO Alliance website

Anonymous hacks begin: PayPal, Symantec affected

Nov 05, 2012 - 2:13 PM

In commemoration of Guy Fawkes Day the hacking spree begins

HACKED. Anonymous announces hackings of various sites worldwide.

eBay to cut 325 jobs in PayPal restructuring

Oct 31, 2012 - 9:24 AM

US Internet retail giant eBay says it would cut 325 jobs as part of a reorganization

eBay quarterly profit more than doubles

Jul 19, 2012 - 9:35 AM

The California based company reports its profit grows 23 on strong showings by its Marketplaces and PayPal services

Working the power of the crowd

Feb 12, 2012 - 1:52 PM

Artiste Connect works as a funding platform for Filipino artists