Samsung Now Accepts PayPal for Content Purchases
PayPal today announced that it is now being accepted as a payment option in the Samsung App Store and Samsung Hub. Consumers can use their PayPal account to pay for apps, movies, and music, rather than use a credit card. Samsung is permitting PayPal payments in nine countries, including Australia, Italy, France, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, and U.K. U.S. availability is "coming soon."
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.
Samsung to Reward Samsung Pay Users
Samsung today announced the pending launch of Samsung Rewards, a loyalty program for its Samsung Pay mobile payment service. Moving forward, people who sign up for Samsung Rewards will be able to earn points with Samsung when they use Samsung Pay to pay for goods and services.