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Almost 30 percent of new eBay users added in the second quarter of 2013 signed up via mobile device, the digital marketplace said Wednesday.
It's been roughly nine months since more than a dozen leading U.S. retailers including Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Sears and 7-Eleven first banded together to create Merchant Customer Exchange, a nationwide mobile commerce network designed to support smartphone-enabled purchases, consumer offers and mobile marketing promotions. The MCX initiative remains a work in progress, but here's what we know.
PayPal announced Cash for Registers, a new program that offers free credit, debit card, check and PayPal processing to any U.S. merchant that swaps out its existing point-of-sale system in favor of the PayPal Here m-commerce system.
LAS VEGAS–The end of the password is nigh, predicted Michael Barrett, chief information security officer (CISO) at PayPal and president of the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance, during his Thursday keynote speech at the Interop conference.
PayPal unveiled a revamped version of its Log In commerce identity system optimized for mobile devices.
eBay added roughly 2.8 million new customers through its mobile applications during the first quarter of 2013, with downloads of those apps now topping 162 million since late 2008.
PayPal is acquiring mobile software development startup Duff Research, a move to accelerate the rollout of its digital wallet efforts. Financial terms were not disclosed.
PayPal is rolling out a series of new tools enabling developers to offer more frictionless payment experiences within their mobile applications.
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin is going head-to-head with the digital commerce giant with the launch of Affirm, a new payment startup dedicated to streamlining the checkout process across smartphones and other connected mobile devices.