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You can now ask Siri to send money using PayPal

You can now ask Siri to send money using PayPal

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PayPal has now integrated Siri into its app to make it easier to send money to friends and family when you owe them back. Instead of going into the app, typing in the amount and authorising it, you can now say "Hey Siri, send Mike £50 for the gig tickets... >>

PayPal and Vodafone team to offer contactless payments from a PayPal account

PayPal and Vodafone team to offer contactless payments from a PayPal account

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Vodafone has been offering the ability for its customers to make contactless payments through Android phones for a while now, long before Android Pay made it over to the UK.Its Vodafone Wallet app has given users the ability to pay for items through Vodafone... >>

PayPal takes on Visa and Mastercard with PayPal Credit, and interest starts at 0%

PayPal takes on Visa and Mastercard with PayPal Credit, and interest starts at 0%

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PayPal has announced an addition to its services in the form of a credit system that takes on the credit card companies. There is a twist, however; there will be no interest to pay on online purchases over £150, as long as you pay off the balance in a... >>

PayPal.me is a social way of paying friends and family, grab your unique profile before it's gone

PayPal.me is a social way of paying friends and family, grab your unique profile before it's gone

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PayPal has created a form of money transfer aimed at the social network generation. Called PayPal.me it provides an easy to share URL that leads to a safe and secure, easy person to person payment page.Each user registers for their own URL, which will... >>

PayPal fuels Shell's new Fill Up & Go service, allowing app payments at the pump

PayPal fuels Shell's new Fill Up & Go service, allowing app payments at the pump

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Shell has today enabled a new pay at the pump system in the UK in partnership with PayPal.Unlike older systems that integrate a card payment terminal, the Fill Up & Go system lets you use PayPal to complete the transaction through your smartphone.Shell... >>

Goodbye chip and PIN, even market stalls will soon take contactless payments thanks to PayPal

Goodbye chip and PIN, even market stalls will soon take contactless payments thanks to PayPal

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PayPal is soon to introduce a new version of its card reader for small businesses and market traders that will also accept contactless payments through built-in NFC technology.The company had previous ranged a PayPal Here chip and PIN reader that could... >>

Pay by PayPal at the pump: Shell garages accept mobile payments without leaving your car

Pay by PayPal at the pump: Shell garages accept mobile payments without leaving your car

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PayPal and Shell have joined forces in order to let you pay for your petrol at its garages across the UK while you are sat in your vehicle.Shell will be the first fuel station to offer a mobile payment option at its pumps and the service will launch in... >>

5 PayPal alternatives that make spending, transferring and receiving money online easy

5 PayPal alternatives that make spending, transferring and receiving money online easy

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PayPal has changed the world of online payments seeping into sites all over the world. While it's easy to use it doesn't work everywhere and does charge fees.What are the alternatives out there? There are myriad systems for money dealings online but we've... >>

You can now use PayPal on Pebble to pay for things while out and about

You can now use PayPal on Pebble to pay for things while out and about

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Pebble wants you to know that you don't need Apple Watch with Apple Pay in order to pay for goods while on the go. You can just use Pebble, with Paypal.Pebble has announced that a PayPal app is now available from the Pebble app store. And to top it all... >>

Apple Pay could take a chunk of $79.2bn for tap payments per year

Apple Pay could take a chunk of $79.2bn for tap payments per year

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Apple Pay, the service that will allows people to tap-to-pay using iPhone and Watch, could make the fruit giant a huge amount of money. Sources close to the matter claim that Apple will take a fee for every payment made using its devices.Bloomberg is... >>

eBay to accept Bitcoin, Apple Watch could let you tap to pay with Bitcoin soon

eBay to accept Bitcoin, Apple Watch could let you tap to pay with Bitcoin soon

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The online currency Bitcoin has just grown even stronger after eBay announced that it will start accepting payments in Bitcoin.The eBay PayPal payment service will allow Bitcoin payments over the coming months as merchants become able to accept the virtual... >>

PayPal will knock 25 per cent off your iPhone and iPad apps, films, music and more

PayPal will knock 25 per cent off your iPhone and iPad apps, films, music and more

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PayPal's Digital Gifts service is offering iTunes gift voucher codes for 25 per cent off. That means that PayPal members with iPhones, iPads and iPods can buy apps, films, music, books and more at a reduced cost.Gift codes are available from between £15... >>

Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

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There are no shortage of payment options when it comes to buying content from the Google Play Store, but that hasn't stopped Google from adding yet another option: PayPal.Starting today, Android device owners can log into PayPal account to buy apps, books,... >>

PayPal app adds two new payment methods: We test them in three top London restaurants

PayPal app adds two new payment methods: We test them in three top London restaurants

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PayPal has announced that over 2,000 UK high street shops and restaurants now accept payment via the company's smartphone app for Android and iOS. It has also added new ways to pay at some large franchises, using just the app.This includes Prezzo, Gourmet... >>

Samsung Galaxy S5 to come with over $500 of free subscriptions and premium services

Samsung Galaxy S5 to come with over $500 of free subscriptions and premium services

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As if the Samsung Galaxy S5 launch isn't already likely to be the company's largest yet, it is also giving away more than $500 of premium services and subscriptions with the phone.The UK's Carphone Warehouse recently revealed that it has had more pre-registration... >>

Samsung and PayPal will let you use the Galaxy S5 to pay for goods: Here's how it works

Samsung and PayPal will let you use the Galaxy S5 to pay for goods: Here's how it works

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Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy S5 and revealed that the phone's fingerprint scanner will work with PayPal to authorise payments for items within the browser. PayPal has now released a video to show off the fingerprint authentication process.Samsung and... >>

PayPal and cards accepted in the famous Covent Garden market for Christmas, thanks to PayPal Here

PayPal and cards accepted in the famous Covent Garden market for Christmas, thanks to PayPal Here

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Covent Garden market traders have ditched an 800-year-old tradition in only accepting cash to adopt PayPal Here in order to allow customers to use digital payment methods.PayPal Here comprises a pay as you go app and chip and pin card reader for small... >>

PayPal launches marketplace for gift cards, iTunes is sole partner as of now

PayPal launches marketplace for gift cards, iTunes is sole partner as of now

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PayPal has launched a Digital Gifts store ahead of the Christmas shopping season, just in case you need a last-minute gift card and can't make it out to a store.Consumers in the US will be able to purchase gift cards from "a host of our partner merchants".PayPal... >>

PS3 PlayStation Store adds PayPal support, letting you buy securely

PS3 PlayStation Store adds PayPal support, letting you buy securely

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Sony has announced that PlayStation 3 gamers can now add funds to their Sony Entertainment Network wallet using PayPal.Sony introduced PayPal integration in January, but the support wasn't available through the PlayStation Store on PS3 until today. The... >>

Login and Pay with Amazon service for buying online launches and sets sight on PayPal

Login and Pay with Amazon service for buying online launches and sets sight on PayPal

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Amazon has announced a new shopping service that allows customers, buyers, etc., to browse and pay for items anywhere online with just a few clicks and while using their Amazon credentials.Called Login and Pay with Amazon, the service streamlines how... >>

Redesigned PayPal app puts on-the-go payments at its focus

Redesigned PayPal app puts on-the-go payments at its focus

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PayPal has released a substantial update to its iOS and Android app, making it easier for customers to complete payments on the go. The app features a redesign, with Shop, Wallet, Activity and Transfer as its main focus - rather than just checking your... >>

PayPal now lets you check in and pay with your face

PayPal now lets you check in and pay with your face

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PayPal has begun a London trial of a scheme that will let shoppers pay for goods by using their mobile phone, once they are recognised by their first name and picture.A dozen small businesses in the high street in Richmond Upon Thames - including cafes,... >>

PayPal Galactic launched, an initiative to help space tourists pay for goods on other worlds

PayPal Galactic launched, an initiative to help space tourists pay for goods on other worlds

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The possibility for space tourism is getting closer, says PayPal, so the universal payment service has launched PayPal Galactic, an initiative to discuss and find ways for people to pay for goods when not on planet Earth.Created in conjunction with the... >>

PayPal Check-in to hit UK this summer, pay without getting your phone out of your pocket

PayPal Check-in to hit UK this summer, pay without getting your phone out of your pocket

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PayPal Check-in is coming to stores across the UK this summer, giving shoppers the opportunity to pay for food, drink and products automatically, without having to take your money or phone out of your pocket.The feature was announced by the digital wallet... >>

PayPal Here comes to Europe: Mobile Chip and PIN and PayPal transactions in portable package

PayPal Here comes to Europe: Mobile Chip and PIN and PayPal transactions in portable package

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PayPal has announced that it’s bringing its PayPal Here service to the UK and Europe, allowing simple payments by Chip and PIN through existing cards, or through a customer’s PayPal account.PayPal Here is designed to make it possible to accept payments... >>

80 per cent of Brits will have access to V.me digital wallet in 2013, says Visa

80 per cent of Brits will have access to V.me digital wallet in 2013, says Visa

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Visa Europe has announced its annual results and with them revealed a number of interesting statistics from last year, while predicting healthy growth for its electronic services into 2013 and beyond.Not only has the company highlighted a massive growth... >>

RBS and Nat West customers first to get Visa's V.me PayPal rival in UK

RBS and Nat West customers first to get Visa's V.me PayPal rival in UK

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RBS and Nat West customers will be the first in the UK to sign up to Visa's digital wallet online payment system, V.me. An initial trial has already started, with a full rollout expected to get under way from spring 2013.V.me is essentially Visa's answer... >>

PayPal InStore app for iPhone and Android pictures and hands-on

PayPal InStore app for iPhone and Android pictures and hands-on

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Could the high street shopping experience really be about to change for good? According to PayPal the answer is a definitive yes. The online payment service has announced its new mobile app, PayPal InStore, available on both the Android and iOS and platforms.... >>

PayPal InStore app for iPhone and Android adopted by British fashion chain Aurora

PayPal InStore app for iPhone and Android adopted by British fashion chain Aurora

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PayPal has launched its mobile payment application, PayPal InStore, in the UK on iOS and Android. And the first high street chain to allow customers to use it is Aurora Fashions, which owns women's clothing shops Oasis, Karen Millen, Coast and Warehouse.The... >>

V.me: Visa Europe's digital wallet and PayPal rival to hit UK in autumn

V.me: Visa Europe's digital wallet and PayPal rival to hit UK in autumn

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V.me is Visa Europe's answer to PayPal and Google Wallet, and the company has confirmed that it will be launching the service in the UK in autumn this year. It will allow consumers to store the details of several cards, not just Visa-branded, in their... >>

PayPal all-in-one debit card lightens your wallet

PayPal all-in-one debit card lightens your wallet

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PayPal has recently given a glimpse of the way it sees future in-store payments taking place with a new PayPal Wallet, which it hopes will replace all your existing debit and credit cards cluttering up your wallet.The new PayPal Wallet system - which... >>

Visa takes on PayPal with mobile payment platform

Visa takes on PayPal with mobile payment platform

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Visa has announced a mobile payment platform - Visa Mobile Person-to-Person payments - that sees the credit card giant taking on PayPal when it comes to quick and easy electronic payments.The platform lets you instantly send your pals money you owe them,... >>

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

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Pastebin, the hackers favourite text hosting website, has become home to a written plea, from LulzSec and Anonymous, for readers to close down their PayPal accounts. The FBI continues to crack down on internet based hacking groups, something which clearly... >>

Paypal shows off NFC-powered money transfers between Nexus S handsets

Paypal shows off NFC-powered money transfers between Nexus S handsets

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Paypal's electronic money mastery continues to grow, with the company now entering into the NFC mobile payments field. Paypal has designed a system that allows you to instantly transfer money between accounts by simply tapping two different handsets... >>

Pizza even more Express with iPhone app

Pizza even more Express with iPhone app

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Pizza Express has cooked up an iPhone app that makes it easier to pay your bill when dining out at the popular chain.The app allows you, using the security of PayPal, to settle your bill without any human interaction at all - handy if you're in a rush... >>

Google Wallet open for business - and upsetting rivals

Google Wallet open for business - and upsetting rivals

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Google has unveiled its NFC mobile payment system - Google Wallet - in tandem with partners Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint.The system means that with your NFC enabled phones (hence the Sprint partnership - it carries the Nexus S in the States)... >>

PayPal payments coming to Xbox LIVE

PayPal payments coming to Xbox LIVE

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Wow - talk about fortunate timing. Whilst Microsoft's big gaming rivals over at Sony accidentally let slip millions of its users' credit card details - Xbox LIVE are planning to extend the PayPal payment option to international markets.Currently US Xbox... >>

PayPal brings quick payments to Bump with new App

PayPal brings quick payments to Bump with new App

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PayPal has launched a new iPhone app for people to make and take payments on the go.The app, which has been completely overhauled, takes the rather unusual but clever step of adding Bump support into the mix as well.Bump is an app that allows you to share... >>

3 Free Agent programme goes live

3 Free Agent programme goes live

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3 has announced it will be offering consumers the chance to earn cash by promoting free Pay As You Go SIMs to their friends and family using social networks. The "3 Free Agent" programme is said to be the first scheme of this kind available in the UK.... >>

PayPal adds SMS security layer

PayPal adds SMS security layer

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Online payment service PayPal has rolled out a new feature that it hopes will increase the security on its users accounts. You can now choose to authorise every transaction via your mobile phone. All you have to do is register your phone number on PayPal's... >>

PayPal Student Account opened for student spongers

PayPal Student Account opened for student spongers

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PayPal is hoping that this year's freshers will have signed up for a PayPal Student account, which mum and dad are happy to deposit cash into. "The Student Account eliminates the hassle of everyday money exchange between parents and teens, while giving... >>

eBay lowering fixed-price sellers' listing fees

eBay lowering fixed-price sellers' listing fees

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eBay is hoping to boost its ranks of sellers by making what it says is "the most fundamental change ever ... to its marketplace". The eCommerce company, which has had various wrangles with sellers over recent years about fees, has decided to slash the... >>

PayPal plans to block "unsafe" browsers

PayPal plans to block "unsafe" browsers

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The world's biggest online payment service, PayPal, has said it will block "unsafe browsers" from using its service as part of anti-phishing efforts, likening not stopping customers from using old software to letting a car owner drive without a seatbelt.... >>

PayPal: Steer clear of Safari

PayPal: Steer clear of Safari

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PayPal has dealt a devastating blow by stating categorically that internet users who don't want to get their ID stolen or their money swipped, should steer clear of Safari. The eCommerce expert has released its list of recommended browers and Apple's... >>

Your age determines where you go for tech help

Your age determines where you go for tech help

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A survey carried out for online secure payments company PayPal has discovered that who we turn to for help with technology problems varies hugely depending on our age. While a third of Brits (33%) surveyed rely on good old fashioned trial and error when... >>

Google takes on PayPal

Google takes on PayPal

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PayPal has a new challenger and this time it's the global search giant Google. Moving into another area of online services it has launched it's own online payment service in the UK. Google Checkout has been operating in the US since June 2006, however... >>

PayPal launch offline security token to protect against online fraud

PayPal launch offline security token to protect against online fraud

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In an attempt to combat online payment fraud, PayPal has launched an offline security token for users who want that extra level of protection. The new £5 token, generates a random, six-digit code every 30 seconds which is then used as part of the login... >>