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Google Launches New Checkout Option with Android Pay and PayPal in U.S.

You can expect to see this new feature in the Android Pay and PayPal apps within the next few weeks.

General Availability of Windows Azure Mobile Services, Web Sites Plus Major Updates to Azure

General Availability of Windows Azure Web Sites, Mobile Services, New AutoScale, Alerts, WAAD, Images of SQL Server 2014, Windows Server 2012 R2, No Credit Card for MSDN. Plus Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Release Preview, PayPal’s SDK.

New PayPal Rolls Out to U.S. Customers, Rest 110M Users Worldwide will get Later; Launches “Bug Bounty” Program

Inspired by the success of Facebook, Google, Mozilla, Samsung and others who have implemented ‘Bug Bounty’ programs — PayPal today updates its original bug reporting process into a paid “bug bounty” program.

“I originally had reservations about the idea of paying researchers for bug reports, but I am happy …

Gmail, Facebook, PayPal and Other Leading Email Senders and Providers Combat Email Phishing through DMARC.org

Emial Phising and SpoofingEmial Phising and SpoofingEmail phishing is costing regular people and companies millions of dollars each year, if not more — one of the most popular methods that scammers employ is something called “domain spoofing.” With this technique, someone sends a message that seems legitimate when you look at the “From” line even though it’s actually a …

$1.25 Billion Spent Online in U.S. for Cyber Monday Shopping; PayPal Records 552% Increase in Global Mobile Payment

Cyber Monday reached $1.25 billion in online spending, up 22% versus year ago, representing the heaviest online spending day in history and the second day on record to surpass the billion-dollar threshold, reports comScore.

“Cyber Monday’s 22% growth in sales was driven by an increase in both the number of buyers (up 11%) …

PayPal Mobile App for Android Adds P2P NFC Capabilities

PayPal mobile app for Android version 3.0 released today come brings peer-to-peer (P2P) NFC solution.

“Send money to your friends, manage your account, and more, with the PayPal app. It’s free, secure and more convenient than going to the bank, writing checks, or sending gifts the old way.”

“In order to …

Introducing PayPal Mobile Wallet App (PayPal Wallet)

PayPal at the opening of their Shopping Showcase, announced that over the next 12-24 months, the company will introduce technologies that give consumers the choice to “swipe, enter, or tap” when they pay.

PayPal says, “At Showcase we’re demonstrating how the future PayPal App, with the integration of RedLaser, will be able to …

PayPal India Now Allows USD 3000 Per Transaction

PayPal India just announced that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted one of the restricons imposed on Indian merchants earlier this year.

Effective immediately, “merchants in India can receive export-related payments for goods and services into their PayPal account up to USD 3000 per transaction,” announced PayPal.

“This is …

Michael Forever Tribute Concert

King of Pop, Michael Jackson is irrefutably one of the most iconic entertainers of this generation.

On Saturday, October 8 at 10am PT, “Michael Forever: The Tribute Concert” will broadcast live worldwide to Facebook’s hundreds of millions of fans from the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

Powered by Milyoni, the concert …

PayPal Unveils the Future of Shopping (New Payment Technologies)

PayPal, this week, gave merchants a sneak peak at company’s new payment technologies that will help give their customers a much better shopping and buying experience through PayPal.

“We’re rolling out a one-stop shop for merchants to engage their customers directly during every part of the shopping lifecycle – …

Win An iPad 2: Tweet PayPal’s ‘No Pockets Required’ Video

PayPal is giving away an iPad 2 to one lucky winner who re-tweets their new video — all you need to do is “follow the official @PayPalShopping Twitter handle and re-tweet the link to the “No Pockets Required” video on the PayPal community playlist depicting the benefits of digital currency,” PayPal …

Slide Social Apps Startup To Shut Down, Max Levchin Leaving Google

On August 4, 2010, Google acquired Slide for about $189 million, now after a year of acquisition, Google has decided to shut down the social apps startup, All Things Digital reported.

The news was announced to employees at an all-staff meeting in San Francisco this afternoon, sources said. A source …

PayPal Infographic: Who’s Playing and Paying in Online Gaming?

Today, everyone from FT.com to Xbox, Facebook, News International and beyond are using PayPal to test and refine their digital business model. But without a doubt, the gaming industry continues to blaze new trails when it comes to digital content monetization. So who’s playing and paying in the world of online gaming?

PayPal, …

After Google Checkout, PayPal and Others, Patent Troll Now Sued Amazon Over Electronic Checkout Service

A few weeks ago, Purple Leaf sued Google over the company’s Google Checkout service and PayPal. And also filed similar patent lawsuits againts Fiserv, JP Morgan Chase, CitiGroup, American Express Company, PNC Bank and SAP America. Now, the Patent Leaf is after Amazon, accusing the e-commerce giant of infringing on its “311 patent” via Amazon’s …

PayPal Payflow Link Updates, Now In-line With PCI Compliance Guidelines

According to a recent Ponemon Institute study, the 2010 U.S. Cost of a Data Breach, the average cost of a breach is $214 per compromised record. On top of the direct and indirect costs associated with a data breach, there’s also the very real issue of losing customer trust- which can be …