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Rumor Mill: PayPal launching mobile payment dongle to rival Square

PayPal is expected to unveil a mobile payment dongle device to rival similar technologies from competitors including Square and Intuit. Citing sources familiar with PayPal's plans, GigaOM reports the

PayPal expanding mobile wallet trial to 2,200 Home Depot stores

PayPal will expand trials of its new mobile wallet services to more than 2,000 Home Depot stores across the U.S., enabling consumers nationwide to pay for items at checkout via mobile device or a

eBay forecasts mobile commerce volume will reach $8B in 2012

Digital marketplace eBay is on pace to reach $8 billion in mobile gross merchandise volume in 2012, up from $5 billion in 2011, according to CEO John Donahoe. Speaking at the CEA Leaders in

Why mobile commerce is set to cash in big in 2012

Mobile commerce is now a big business for PayPal. The eBay-owned digital payments provider reports it handled $4 billion in mobile transactions in 2011, surpassing previous estimates of $3.5

PayPal trials mobile wallet at Home Depot stores

PayPal confirmed reports it is trialing new mobile wallet services at select Home Depot stores, enabling consumers to pay for items at checkout via mobile device or a special PayPal card. eBay-owned

Yahoo names PayPal chief Thompson to CEO post

Almost four months after removing Carol Bartz from her role as CEO, Yahoo has finally named her replacement: Scott Thompson, who previously served as president of eBay-owned digital payments platform

Fandango adds PayPal support to movie ticketing apps

Moviegoer services provider Fandango is integrating PayPal payment support into its movie showtimes and ticketing applications for Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS and Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android, giving

GSI Commerce: Mobile sales surge 254% on Black Friday 2011

Record numbers of consumers turned to their smartphones and tablets during this year's Black Friday holiday shopping frenzy, with digital retail services provider GSI Commerce reporting a 254 percent

PayPal for Android 3.0 adds NFC-enabled P2P capabilities

PayPal released version 3.0 of its mobile payment application for Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android operating system, integrating Near Field Communications-based functionality enabling users to transfer

eBay CEO says company will handle $5B in mobile sales in 2011

SAN FRANCISCO-eBay CEO John Donahoe said that his company will close more than $5 billion in commerce via mobile phones, and eBay subsidiary PayPal will handle more than $3.5 billion in mobile