Even PayPal Tries to Get Away With Not Paying for Stock Photos

Thousands of people have probably glossed over the decorative little clock on PayPal's Political Campaigns page without a second thought. But if you look closely, you'll see the watermark that proves this e-commerce giant really isn't so different from you and me—because apparently, PayPal hates paying for stock… » 2/27/14 7:11pm 2/27/14 7:11pm

Hacker Swipes PayPal President's Credit Card Info, Goes on Shopping…

When you own a company specializing in online payments, the constant threat of hackers and phishing schemes is an inescapable part of the job description. So it's hard not to experience a little schadenfreude in the fact that PayPal President David Marcus's credit card information got swiped recently and taken on a… » 2/10/14 3:58pm 2/10/14 3:58pm

Amazon's New Login Service Saves You From Signing Up for Accounts

Today, Amazon launched a new feature called "Login and Pay With Amazon" that allows you to use your Amazon account as both a payment method and login credentials for third-party retailers. It's the Amazon Payments feature that's already available combined with the third-party login service that's already available… » 10/08/13 2:40pm 10/08/13 2:40pm

517 Movies I Could Have Watched Instead of Waiting on Hold With PayPal…

During my lunch break yesterday, I decided to do a little multitasking and give the kind folks at PayPal a call regarding an ongoing issue I was having with my account. I figured, stupidly, that a company as big as PayPal would have more than three people working the whole of their customer service wing. As the call… » 7/12/13 10:42am 7/12/13 10:42am

We're This Much Closer to Replacing Our Wallets With Phones

It sounds boring, but one of the most important frontiers in technology right now is how mobile can make paying for stuff easier. And while this year's Mobile World Congress might have been a little lacking in four-star hardware, there were some serious steps taken towards replacing your wallet with your smartphone. » 2/27/13 12:00pm 2/27/13 12:00pm

PayPal President Offers To Personally Help Customer, But Only After…

Handy though it may be, Paypal has had its share of gaffes. Between the whole smashed violin thing, and shutting down a charity toy drive they accumulated some ill-will. In a counter-move, PayPal's President David Marcus reached out to a jilted customer directly, after PayPal locked up about $60,000 of his money. » 9/09/12 3:00pm 9/09/12 3:00pm