November 9, 2006 |
Google Inc. said Wednesday that it would offer merchants free online payment services until Dec. 31, ratcheting up competition with EBay Inc. Businesses using Google Checkout will receive free processing for all sales, the Mountain View, Calif.-based company said. PayPal, EBay's online payment services division, said this week that it would offer as much as $100 million in holiday rebates and free shipping.
November 7, 2006 |
PayPal, EBay Inc.'s online payment services division, said it would offer as much as $100 million in holiday rebates and free shipping to fend off competition from Google Inc. Consumers will receive as much as $20 in cash-back rebates from PayPal when they make online purchases on EBay and certain merchant websites in North America, San Jose-based PayPal said in announcing the biggest promotion in its eight-year history. The rebates are to run from Nov. 23 to May 15.
September 29, 2006 |
Online-payment service PayPal will simplify its user agreement and better inform users about fraud protection under an agreement announced Thursday with 28 state attorneys general. PayPal said it already had removed links from its user agreement to make the document easier for people to read and print.
July 14, 2006
PayPal, the online payments unit of San Jose-based EBay Inc., said the company planned to open an engineering center in Arizona by November that would employ more than 400 people in three years.
April 7, 2006 |
Customers of the PayPal online payment service can now use their cellphones to instantly send money, buy items or donate to charities. Viacom Inc.'s MTV, the National Basketball Assn. and News Corp.'s 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Inc. are among those already accepting PayPal Mobile service for payment, San Jose-based PayPal said. PayPal Mobile allows users in the U.S. and Canada to instantly transmit money by sending text messages.
March 23, 2006 |
PayPal, the online payment service owned by Internet auction company EBay Inc., has begun testing a new offering to allow people to make and receive payments using cellphones and other mobile devices. PayPal Mobile is being tested by EBay employees and will be available to the public in the U.S., Canada and Britain in the next few weeks, EBay spokeswoman Amanda Pires said.