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Paypal Cancelled Hiring Hundreds of Staff in North Carolina Over New Law

When you vote in a new law, you should be careful just how much it will impact people. PayPal is well aware of this and in light of a new law in North Carolina, PayPal has…

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Paypal Blocks VPN and UnoTelly Payments

Paypal is the default setting for a lot of people and companies when it comes to online payments, easy to implement and with a safety net of features people feel comforted by while doing online banking.…

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Paypal Leaks Steam’s Upcoming Winter Sale Date

The Steam digital distribution client gained notoriety for deep discounts on a wide selection of games from niche indie titles to AAA blockbusters. Although, in recent years, the sales haven’t been as enticing and many people…

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$1m Crowdfunded Robot Dragonfly Crash-Lands

The company behind Robot Dragonfly, one of the earliest crowdfunding success stories, raising over $1 million via Indiegogo back in 2012, is in desperate financial trouble, leaving the project on the verge of collapse. TechJect, the…

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NCA Warning After Hackers Steal £20 Million from UK Bank Accounts

The UKs National Crime Agency have urged the people of Britain to ensure they take adequate measures of online security after a significant strain of malicious software allowed criminal hackers to steal an estimated £20 million…

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PayPal Buys Digital Money Transfer Company Xoom

With just a few weeks away from its planned eBay separation, PayPal is already setting up the groundwork for international expansion as it recently announced that it would purchase digital money transfer provider Xoom for no…

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PayPal’s One Touch Feature Expands to Other Non-US Markets

PayPal introduced the One Touch feature last year when it first rolled out to mobile devices in the US. Retailers who already had a PayPal payment feature could switch automatically and allow customers to make payments without…

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Expect Irrevocable Robocalls and Texts With PayPal’s New Terms of Service

This Summer, PayPal is introducing new terms of service that allow the company to subject customers to compulsory robocalls and robotexts, and sell your details to third-party affiliates for the same rights. The terms, that take…

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PayPal Fined $25 Million For Credit Program

Who remembers the “bill me later” option for Paypal? Not many I’m willing to bet, it didn’t last too long, and now we know why. It’s going to cost PayPal $25 million in fines after it…

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PayPal Wants You to Eat Your Passwords

PayPal wants its users to abandon their lame passwords and start eating them instead. During a presentation called Kill All Passwords, PayPal’s Global Head of Developer Advocacy Jonathan LeBlanc said that the payment company wants user-generated…

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PayPal Offering £3 to Spend on Google Play Store in the UK

PayPal seems to be offering £3 as a Coupon Code for customers to spend on Google Play Store. All you have to do is open the promo offer page here, save the offer and have it…

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PayPal Pulls MEGA Support

PayPal has ceased supporting customer payments for MEGA as of Friday. A post on MEGA’s blog suggests that PayPal has refused to handle the cloud storage service’s transactions due to its presence in a NetNames report…

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Uh Oh: Here Come the Steam Holiday Sales! Rumoured for December 18

According to a leaked email to a user on Reddit, Steam will be hosting its annual holiday sale starting December 18. Last year, Valve hosted the Steam holiday sale on December 17 – so this isn’t…

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FIDO, the Google-Backed Password Killer

Back in October, Google revealed a new USB key log-in system. The key, carrying a data fingerprint specific to the user, only replaced the standard authentication code, as part of Google’s two-step authentication, but it marks…

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Next Steam Sale Reportedly Starts on Wednesday, Nov. 26

Everyone break out your credit cards and get ready to use those PayPal accounts! The next Steam sale is reportedly going to begin on Wednesday, November 26, though Valve still hasn’t publicly confirmed the date. PayPal…

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eBay Could Be Considering PayPal Seperation

EBay Inc could still be considering a spin-off of their fast-growing payments unit PayPal, and it could happen as soon as next year according to tech news website The Information. The EBay shares jumped nearly 4…

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iCloud Hack Takes Out Apple Devices in Australia and New Zealand

Some Australians and New Zealanders who own iPads and iPhones received a rude awakening from an online attacker. When they powered up their iOS devices, their home screens were locked on a nefarious message. “Device hacked…

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eBay Rumoured to Soon Accept Bitcoins

The Ebay Inc owned PayPal are apparently in talks with Coinbase Inc and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system. Executives at PayPal, which owns the service that handles…

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Bug in PayPal Renders Two-Factor Authorization Useless

Security blogger Joshua Rogers of Melbourne wrote a piece about PayPal’s two -factor authorization system at the beginning of June and discovered a pretty concerning bug in it. Anyone with it enabled, would be able to access…

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PayPal’s Two-Factor Authentication Gets Breached

It is widely recommended that you use Two-Factor authentication on as many accounts as possible because it is supposed to provide a secondary layer of security that makes it almost impossible to hack your accounts. Typically…

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eBay Admits User Data Was Hacked Into – Two Months Ago

eBay, one of the most popular websites globally is urging users to change their passwords after it was discovered that their corporate network was attacked and a small number of employee login credentials was stolen. Following…

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PayPal President’s Credit Card Gets Hacked – Well Deserved?

PayPal is a bit like Marmite (Yeast Extract/Vegemite depending on where you are in the world), you’ll either love it or hate it. If you’ve spent any amount of time involved in internet shopping (or internet…

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Twitter Hiring Marketing Specialists, Twitter Commerce Platform Confirmed?

Recent rumors point to a new ‘Buy’ button and Twitter Commerce feature, but lack of confirmation did not have a huge impact on its credibility. We now learn that the marketplace-style project might become a reality…

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PayPal Worried About Apple’s Payment Method, Attempts To Stike Partnership

Having recent news reveal Apple’s initiative to extent into the mobile payment system, it seems that PayPal was not ignorant to the extensive plans of the iPhone maker giant. PayPal wants a part in Cupertino’s project,…

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PayPal Support Added to PS3 PlayStation Store

PayPal payments were introduced to Sony Entertainment Network in January, but users previously would have been required to use a PC to transfer funds from PayPal to their Sony Entertainment Network accounts. Today, Sony introduced PayPal…

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German Security Provider Says 750 PayPal Phishing Sites Are Created Daily

PayPal phishing schemes drive me mad. I probably get about 5-10 emails everyday across my various work and personal email accounts from phishing sites trying to trick me into handing over PayPal details. A German email…

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Google Ending Its “Checkout” Payment Service In Favour Of “Wallet”

We brought you the news of Google integrating its “Google Wallet” service into Gmail a few days ago. Now it seems that the rise of the Google Wallet service will be associated with the demise of…