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...

Shopify Now Accepts Payments via 300+ Cryptocurrencies

Payment company CoinPayments has created an integration for Shopify, one of the world’s leading eCommerce platforms, to allow merchants the option to accept cryptocurrencies...

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...

Synchrony to Acquire Loop Commerce to Add Digital Gifting

Synchrony, the largest provider of private label credit cards in the United States, announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire Loop Commerce. Loop...

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...

PayPal is Taking Further Steps to Help the Unbanked

There is a bit of a strange marketing and financial services battle for a group of consumers that for one reason or another uses...

PayPal Backtracks on Removing Seller Protections

Recently PayPal announced new terms to its user agreement and we immediately highlighted that the company was withdrawing seller protections from transactions when the...

Bank of America Lets Customers Directly Link Cards to PayPal Accounts

Last year PayPal and Bank of America (BofA) agreed to collaborate on in-store payments and account linking. In January, the first significant integration by...