PayPal Updates Mobile Apps with More Payment Options
PayPal today issued an update to both its Android and iOS mobile applications. The update applies a broad range of new features, chief among them the ability to find local shops that accept PayPal payments. The app can be used to make payments at a limited number of shops and restaurants once the user has checked-in. The app also adds the ability to order ahead at select restaurants. PayPal can always be used to manage funds and payment options. The update represents a significant change in direction for PayPal, which is looking to make more of a mark in real-world payments. PayPal for Android and iOS is free to download from the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store.
Google, PayPal Extend Mobile and Online Payment Partnership
PayPal today said it has deepened its relationship with Google and Google Pay in order to make it easier for people to make payments from their mobile devices and on the web. PayPal says people who add PayPal to any of Google's services will be able to pay across the entire Google ecosystem anywhere PayPal is offered as a payment option.
Microsoft Adds PayPal 'Send Money' Tool to Skype
Microsoft today said the latest version of Skype for Android and iOS devices makes it possible to send funds to other Skype users via PayPal. Users will be able to send money through PayPal without leaving the Skype app.
iPhone Owners Can Now Make Payments via PayPal
PayPal today announced that it has added support for Apple accounts. The change means people who use the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and other Apple devices will be able to make purchases from the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, and iBooks using their PayPal account.
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.