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The Swedish online payments processor Klarna is pushing into the U.S., and it said late Wednesday that it intends to spend at…
Thanks to pressure from activist investors, eBay and PayPal will be separate entities next year, ending 12 years of togetherness
Dwolla’s goal has always been to eliminate the need for credit cards online. Now it’s launching its own credit network in beta, but its simple fee structure still applies.
New peer-to-peer marketplaces like AirBnB and Lyft require that multiple people get paid from a single transaction. Stripe is simplifying that process by supporting complex payment models.
Ribbon, an AngelPad graduate, is coming out of stealth with a commerce tool that lets people sell anything through a link. While it sounds like Gumroad and others, Ribbon is hoping to stand out through its ability to give a different experience on popular social platforms.
Online payment provider Stripe is enabling website creators, marketplace owners and other businesses to offer Stripe to its merchants and customers, giving them a fast path to credit card acceptance with Stripe Connect. Companies like Shopify, Skillshare, Reddit and others among the first customers.
PayPal is undertaking a big reorganization that simplifies the company’s structure around a mobile theme. It’s part of a larger effort to build a more unified experience for customers that is easier to use across the company’s different access points.
Jumio, an online payment and image recognition company from Jajah founder Daniel Mattes, has pulled in a strategic $3.3 million investment from Citi Ventures, just a couple months after raising a $25 million round from Andreessen Horowitz.
Rovio, Uber, Fab.com, Airbnb share a common thread: their payments are powered by Braintree, which has become a force in the online commerce world. The company is now processing $4 billion annually and is on pace to break $1 billion for mobile in the next month.
The Mac malware threat posed by Mac Defender and its variants recently got worse, thanks to a new version called MacGuard, but now there’s also firm evidence pointing to the source of the ongoing scareware threat, thanks to information security blogger Brian Krebs.
Facebook is ready to go big with its Facebook Credits virtual currency and is announcing that all application developers will have to use the credits starting July 1. Facebook Credits could prove to be a major revenue source for the social network as it expands.
Seven months isn’t a long time for most companies, but it’s practically an era in itself on the hyperkinetic mobile web. One thing that hasn’t changed in the last seven month is PayPal’s visibility on smartphones — it’s there, but it’s hard to find.