PayPal and Discover Team Up on Payments
PayPal and Discover today announced a new partnership that will enable consumers to make retail purchases with their PayPal account. Discover has agreed to allow PayPal to fund retail purchases through its payment network at millions of stores across the country. Merchants will not have to upgrade their existing equipment to accept PayPal payments and consumers won't need anything more than their PayPal account credentials. The new payment venture is set to launch in April 2013.
Android Pay and PayPal Now Play Nice
Google's Android Pay service is now compatible with PayPal. The companies today announced that Android Pay users can opt to use their PayPal account as a source of funds when making tap-and-go payments at retail stores or on the web.
PayPal Reaches BlackBerry 10 Devices
PayPal has made a version of its mobile application available in the BlackBerry World app store for devices running BlackBerry OS 10.x. With this new app, PayPal is available to Android, BlackBerry, Fire OS, iOS, and Windows smartphones.
PayPal to Kill Off Its Windows Phone and BlackBerry Apps
PayPal today said it will sunset its Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon Fire Phone apps on June 30. After that date, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Fire Phone users will not be able to login to or use the Paypal mobile app.
PayPal.Me a More Convenient Way to Pay People
PayPal today launched a new service that purports to make it easier to send and receive money. With PayPal.Me, PayPal users create a unique URL associated with their account.
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