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October 5, 2010 · No comments

PayPal Woos Buyers on and off eBay

New mobile app, expanded buyer protection introduced in time for holidays.

As the holidays approach, PayPal is making its services easier to use with the introduction of two new features. The first is a new iPhone app that will allow users to deposit checks right into their PayPal accounts. According to news reports, users simply have to photograph the fronts and backs of their checks, including the endorsement, to deposit checks into their PayPal accounts. Read More

August 18, 2010 · No comments

PayPal Pushing for Dominance

New venture could see payment service accepted at brick-and-mortar stores.

PayPal is aggressively expanding into new markets with three separate projects—including one that would take the online payment service into brick-and-mortar shops. PayPal President Scott Thompson recently revealed a new technology is in the works that would sync up users’ PayPal accounts with their mobile devices. Read More

May 5, 2009 · No comments

Plug-in Stores Enable ‘Social Selling’

ToldYa's eStore widget targets social-networking sites.

A software company has introduced a mini-store widget, or plug-in application, as a means of increasing what it calls “social selling” among e-merchants. Social commerce is a fairly new trend and could prove quite profitable for sellers who frequent social-networking sites, according to ToldYa, the business behind the new mini stores. Read More

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