Paypal

Visa, PayPal and More Are Banning Hate Groups. Will It Work?

In the aftermath of a recent white supremacist rally that turned violent, several technology companies moved to curb the use of their services by …

Hate Groups

WordPress.com makes it easier for bloggers to accept PayPal payments

WordPress.com is making it easier for bloggers to accept online payments using PayPal.<p>While the web hosting service and publishing giant already supported PayPal payments, the process involved a rather long-winded, nine-step sequence, starting with having to find your PayPal button code.<p>Moving …

Technology

TouchArcade Needs Your Help to Survive: Here's All the Ways You Can Support Us (Some for Free!)

Two years ago now we launched our Patreon and since then while support from our community has been encouraging, we're still only half way to our goal …

Twitch

Wordpress.com's new Paypal integration makes it easier for bloggers to sell stuff online

Selling goods and services on WordPress.com just got a lot easier. Yesterday, Automattic announced the launch of a Simple Payment button that allows users of the hosted blog/site/CMS service to accept Paypal payments in just a few clicks.<p>The feature is currently available to users on the paid …

Technology

The slope gets more slippery

Apple, LinkedIn, Spotify and Twitter have joined a growing chorus of technology companies to hit out at the far right and Donald Trump’s attempt to …

Civil Rights

Silicon Valley escalates its war on white supremacy despite free speech concerns

Silicon Valley significantly escalated its war on white supremacy this week, choking off the ability of hate groups to raise money online, removing them from Internet search engines, and preventing some sites from registering at all.<p>The new moves go beyond censoring individual stories or posts. …

News (China)

PayPal and GoFundMe are the latest websites to take a stand against the far right

Both companies are citing their terms of use as justification for account termination.<p>In the days following last weekend’s Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, many websites and tech companies have taken a strong stand against white supremacist and alt-right interests.<p>Even before the …

Politics

Extreme right groups turn to 'shadow economy'

Extreme right groups, shunned by payment processors and traditional companies, are turning to new methods to solicit donations.<p>"We can't trust these …

Right-wing Extremism

PayPal Ex-COO: Bitcoin, Crypto Fulfilling Our Original Vision

A central figure in PayPal’s early days has said the company set out to do what cryptocurrency is now doing for payments.

Cryptocurrency

PayPal unveils new plans for keeping racist hate groups from using its services

After a report revealed that the organizers of Saturday’s deadly white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia, had used PayPal to raise …

Hate Groups

These tech companies are finally standing up to hate — will it work?

Jason Kessler, the white supremacist organizer behind the racist August rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, began getting the word out about his …

Racism

PayPal changes its terms of service

PayPal, the popular online payment platform, announced late Tuesday night that it would bar users from accepting donations to promote hate, violence …

Online Life

PayPal to Cut Services From Hate Sites

If you were planning on using Paypal to send some coinage to your favorite racist, hate mongering website to show support, the company just made it a …

African-American News

PayPal, accused of facilitating neo-Nazi rally, promises to deny hate groups service

PayPal has vowed to pull its online payment services from sites linked to hate, violence and intolerance in wake of the weekend's tragic events in …

Racism

PayPal escalates the tech industry’s war on white supremacy

PayPal, the popular online payment platform, announced late Tuesday night that it would bar users from accepting donations to promote hate, violence and intolerance following revelations that the company played a key role in raising money for a white supremacist rally that turned deadly.<p>The …

Racism

Charlottesville rally leaders used PayPal to organize event

White nationalists like Jason Kessler, the head organizer of the "Unite the Right" rally that turned violent on Saturday, used their PayPal accounts …

Racism

New eBay Coupon to Save 20% on Thousands of Items [Capped at $50 Discount]

Use this new eBay coupon to save 20% on thousands of items. Save up to $50 on any of these items - up to 2 times! Find some great deals here now.The …

Shopping

​PayPal to pull services from sites linked to hate, violence, intolerance | ZDNet

PayPal has outlined how the company will be limiting and closing sites that accept payments or raise funds to promote hate, violence, and racial …

Brian Krzanich

3 Market-Beating Tech Stocks With Powerful Momentum

Momentum is a powerful and time-proven return driver for stocks.<p>When the company is outperforming expectations and the stock is beating the market, …

Stocks

No more IOUs: These apps let you pay your friends

Thanks to our smartphones, there's no longer a need to put that drink purchase from a friend on an imaginary tab, or give them an IOU.<p>Mobile payment apps are making it a lot easier to give our friends or family cash, whether it's to split a restaurant bill, offer a gift, or settle a bet.<p>In July, …

Banking

Bitcoin Will Soon Beat PayPal’s Market Cap, Approaches $70 bln

Bitcoin is less than $2 bln away from passing PayPal’s market cap as prices remain broadly above $4000.

Cryptocurrency

PayPal opens two Innovation labs in India to nurture fintech startups

Having extended its partnership with Visato intensify APAC expansion to foster digital payments, PayPal has now introduced two technology Innovation …

Innovation

PayPal pull plug on homeowner's scheme to raffle luxury £825,000 pad for £5

Shamus ­Fitzsimons and his family have been left "devastated" by the company's decision to halt their innovative home-selling plans.<p>A wacky scheme to …

Paypal Introduces Digital Cards To Send Money To Friends

Paypal has added a card-making feature to its app, allowing customers to personalize greeting cards with messages

Banking

PayPal CEO: Moving Money Shouldn’t Be So Hard

PayPal shares are up nearly 60% since the company spun out of eBay in July 2015. The rise has defied skeptics who thought PayPal would get …

Banking

Terrorists Are Sending Money Through PayPal, eBay

Terrorist organization ISIS sent money to operatives in the U.S. through online payment networks like PayPal Holdings (PYPL) and eBay Inc. (EBAY) , …

Investing

Paypal cancel Glasgow man’s plans to raffle off £800,000 home

Paypal have put a stop to a Glasgow man raffling of his luxurious seven-bedroom home.READ MORE - Glasgow man offering £5 raffle tickets to win …

Glasgow

PayPal To Acquire Swift Financial For Small Business Loan Underwriting

PayPal has agreed to acquire Swift Financial for an undisclosed sum.<p>Swift has developed small business online lending services based on alternative …

FinTech

ISIS used eBay and PayPal to send funds to US operative

The FBI said a senior ISIS official sent money to an operative in the U.S. by using PayPal and eBay, the Wall Street Journal first reported Friday. …

Liberal View

Here’s why payments giants like PayPal are lending cash to small businesses

Small business owners used to go to their local bank to get a loan. Now they are turning to the same Silicon Valley companies that process their transactions–services like PayPal and Square–for access to credit. Since 2013, PayPal has issued over $3 billion in loans. Since 2014, Square has issued …

Banking