Alternative Payments Outnumber Traditional Payments in Asia-Pacific Region

While most online transactions in North America and Europe are handled by credit or debit cards, cash/checks, and bank transfers, alternative payment methods such...

PayPal’s New Fast Checkout Features Will Further Improve Conversion

PayPal already boasts high checkout conversion with its simple user interface. A recent comScore study found that PayPal Checkout converted at 88.7 percent during checkout,...

Payability Expands Instant Advance Service To 4 New Marketplaces

NEW YORK – June 28, 2018 – Payability, the leading provider of friction-free financing for eCommerce marketplace sellers, today announced the availability of its...

PayPal Acquires Fraud Prevention Service Simility for $120 Million

PayPal is on a spending spree to acquire companies that can fill specific roles or market segments in PayPal. Just a few days ago it...

PayPal Acquires Hyperwallet – And There is An Amazon Twist

Last month PayPal purchases iZettle to gain a larger market share of the small business traditional retail market. On Tuesday, the company announced it...

PayPal Merchants Have Until June 30 to Upgrade to TLS 1.2

PayPal is reminding merchants that the deadline to upgrade to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 is quickly approaching. On June 30, 2018, PayPal will require...

VISA Down Across The UK & Europe – Panic Hits

We have a breaking news piece from across the UK and Europe as VISA has admitted to a "Service Disruption" which is blocking any...

PayPal Agrees to Acquire iZettle for $2.2 billion

PayPal announced they have signed an agreement to acquire iZettle for $2.2 billion, a leading small business commerce platform in Europe and Latin America. This is...

OFX Launches Global Currency Accounts for eCommerce Marketplace Sellers

While many micro businesses on marketplaces may just rely on PayPal or merchant accounts to manage foreign exchange transactions, sellers that start to see...

Amazon Pay to Offer Discounted Payment Processing to Combat PayPal

Bloomberg reports that Amazon plans to roll out a new program to offer discounted payment processing to increase adaption of its payment system. In what...