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Op-ed - PayPal: Unprecedented Disruption in Payments and Financial Services
PayPal: Unprecedented Disruption in Payments and Financial Services

…on Tuesday, PayPal announced Wednesday. The move has been interpreted as the beginning of a new phase in PayPal’s timid love story with Bitcoin, which could conceivably culminate in open…

Op-ed - PayPal Announces Launch of PayPal.Me Peer-to-peer Payments Similar to Square Cash or Bitcoin Wallets
PayPal Announces Launch of PayPal.Me Peer-to-peer Payments Similar to Square Cash or Bitcoin Wallets

Receiving money from a friend, client or anyone else on PayPal just got a little bit easier. Today, the company announced the launch of PayPal.Me, a personal, vanity PayPal link…

Op-ed - eBay and PayPal Confirm Upcoming Separation
eBay and PayPal Confirm Upcoming Separation, Support for Bitcoin Payments

In September 2014, eBay announced plans to separate eBay and PayPal. In a recent SEC filing, eBay confirmed that a newly formed corporation named PayPal Holdings, Inc. (“PayPal”) will take…

The news that PayPal is giving more than 300 million users access to bitcoin is bullish. But it’s not empowering them to truly control their funds.
PayPal Brings Users To Bitcoin, But Not The Bitcoin Network

…app. PayPal’s stock price rose 4.65 percent on the news, and the bitcoin price continued its rise from $11,400 to $12,700 by midday. There is no denying that PayPal is…

The introduction of bitcoin purchases to PayPal’s 346 million global users is the biggest step toward mainstream crypto adoption ever.
Palling Up To Crypto: Could PayPal’s Bitcoin Accommodation Lead To Widespread Adoption?

…that payments giant PayPal was set to begin accommodating BTC payments within its 346 million global user base.  (Image: CoinGecko ) With the news of PayPal’s accommodation of Bitcoin emerging…

Op-ed - PayPal Embraces Bitcoin: Is It Only the Beginning?
PayPal Embraces Bitcoin: Is It Only the Beginning?

PayPal announced a monumental partnership today that will likely play a large part in the adoption of bitcoin throughout the world. The company has partnered with BitPay, Coinbase, and GoCoin…

Op-ed - PayPal President Considers Bitcoin
PayPal President Considers Bitcoin

PayPal’s leadership to take the final jump to accept payments in the Bitcoin currency. Most recently, PayPal worked with Jamba Juice to develop a PayPal iPhone app to provide advanced…

Op-ed - Weeks Before the eBay Split
Weeks Before the eBay Split, PayPal Acquires Digital Payment Provider Xoom

…or computer. Founded in 2001 by PayPal investor Kevin Hartz and serial entrepreneur Alan Braverman, the company went public in 2013. “Becoming part of PayPal represents an exciting new chapter…

Privacy & security - PayPal Wins Patent for Ransomware Detection Solution
PayPal Introduces Ability To Buy, Sell And Hold Bitcoin

…and Litecoin, directly within the PayPal digital wallet,” according to the company announcement. “The service will be available to PayPal accountholders in the U.S. in the coming weeks.” PayPal also…

Adoption & community - What Does PayPal’s Shutdown in Turkey Mean for Bitcoin?
What Does PayPal’s Shutdown in Turkey Mean for Bitcoin?

PayPal has been forced to cease operations in Turkey. The shutdown will go into effect on June 6. Turkey recently denied PayPal of a new license, which is required to…

Privacy & security - PayPal Wins Patent for Ransomware Detection Solution
PayPal Wins Patent for Ransomware Detection Solution

Global payment processing platform PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that can help with the timely detection and reduction of ransomware attacks. Ransomware attacks are a form…

Op-ed - eBay Files Patent Application for Programmable Money
eBay Files Patent Application for Programmable Money

…must be stated that Paypal already has this functionality. As a Paypal Employee explains in the PayPal Community Help Forum: “You can send money to anyone with an email address…

In this guide, we cover the basics around utilizing bitcoin as a financial asset — the best ways to buy BTC, methods for selling BTC (not that you’ll necessarily ever want to), an explainer of BTC transactions and more.
How To Buy, Sell And Transact With Bitcoin

…to publicly disclose purchases). How To Buy Bitcoin With PayPal PayPal is an online payments system that enables digital money transfers over the internet. It’s kind of like Bitcoin, but…

Renowned Psychic Now Accepts Bitcoin

…type of thing never happens again. He ensures I understand how frustrated he is with PayPal with a final statement: “the ONLY reason I use PayPal is become of clients…

Bitcoin Is The Move

…biggest competitor to Cash App. It has apparently noticed, given that in October PayPal announced and recently released a feature allowing users to buy and hold bitcoin in their PayPal

Op-ed - Bitcoin Nordic: Buy CashU Vouchers with Bitcoins
Bitcoin Nordic: Buy CashU Vouchers with Bitcoins

PayPal comes to mind, but in this case PayPal proves to be of very limited value; the reason is that PayPal transactions are reversible, whereas CashU transactions are irreversible, preventing…

Op-ed - A Basic Explanation
A Basic Explanation

PayPal Does that Now of course, PayPal can send money instantly too. So, why Bitcoin? Well, PayPal is centralised. So, you have to trust PayPal. They can block your account,…

Op-ed - A Quick History of Cryptocurrencies BBTC — Before Bitcoin
A Quick History of Cryptocurrencies BBTC — Before Bitcoin

…Virtual was a first brief spurt of excitement, to be almost immediately replaced by PayPal which did more or less the same thing.The difference? PayPal allowed the money to go…

Op-ed - Gem Raises New Funding Round; Opens API to the World
Gem Raises New Funding Round; Opens API to the World

…scale its services. From PayPal to Bitcoin Founder and COO Miller got his start with PayPal early on as its 22ndemployee. In an interview withBitcoin Magazine, Miller explained that Bitcoin…

Op-ed - Bitcoin Charities: Forward Thinking for Future Charities
Bitcoin Charities: Forward Thinking for Future Charities

…in need. Bitcoin charities run more efficiently, help the individuals assisted be more self-sufficient, and avoids the high fees and inconvenience of payment systems such as PayPal. Sean’s Outpost, Bitcoin…

Adoption & community - What is Bitcoin?
One Simple Question: What is Bitcoin?

…from the consequences of its existence.” To clarify this, consider a comparison to items with which you’re already familiar: PayPal and U.S. dollars. PayPal is a payment network, but not…

Around the world, bitcoin holders are being denied banking services. They tell us their stories.
Breaking Up With the Banks: Stories From Bitcoin’s Debanked Community

…Santander and Barclays, among others; popular payment processors like PayPal, Venmo, Square, Virgin Money and others have also withheld their services from these cryptocurrency users.  Here are some of their…

Closing the Loop: Australian Organic Farm Creates a Local Bitcoin Economy Among Farmers

…partners, supporting businesses and community to accept bitcoin. Over the past few years, online payment services and platforms such as PayPal and banking systems have negatively affected businesses in the…

Op-ed - Bitcoin And Consumer Economies in the non-Western World
Bitcoin And Consumer Economies in the non-Western World

…bank responsibility for fraud normally bring. Reversibility has become a point of great focus in the Bitcoin community, with a widespread understanding that reversible payment media like PayPal simply cannot…