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PayPal Leverages Digital River World Payments to Enter Brazil

Expands online payment services agreement with Digital River MINNEAPOLIS – May 31, 2011 – Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, announced that PayPal, an eBay company, is leveraging its Digital River® World Payments™ solution to support local online payment processing in Brazil and Mexico. This geographic expansion adds to the companies’ existing relationship, which now includes payment services across multiple continents.

PayPal creates 150 new jobs in Dublin to support further growth

DUBLIN | PayPal, the leading online payments provider, today announced 150 new jobs at its European operations and customer service headquarters in Blanchardstown, Dublin. The new roles will support PayPal’s fast growing European business, which achieved $1 billion in revenues for the first time in 2010.


PayPal is one of the best known payment brands in the world. With 148 million active accounts in 203 markets and supporting 26 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global commerce, processing more than 9 million payments every day. PayPal transaction costs start from 3.25% and 25 eurocent fixed fee per transaction and lowers based upon PayPal volume processed. PayPal purchases are not guaranteed to merchants. They can be disputed by the consumer due to fraud or customer service related issues. Ecommerce merchants willing to accept PayPal in their online store can opt for direct integration via the PayPal API or by using a PayPal Payment Service Provider. See below for all Payment Service Providers capable of processing PayPal. Countries not supported by PayPal include Republic of Macedonia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Montenegro, in addition to the US economic sanction list.

eBay Buys Zong For $240 Million In Cash To Boost PayPal’s Mobile Payments Technology

eBay has acquired mobile payments company Zong for $240 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2011.

PayPal introduces "Send Money" Facebook application

The Send Money app offers people the chance to send money, along with an e-card, photos, videos and messages, to friends and family members for things like birthdays.

Shoppers Take to Couch Commerce on Thanksgiving Day

Since 2009, we’ve been seeing an increase in the amount of shopping taking place on Thanksgiving Day. While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are typically the most popular holiday shopping days, PayPal saw more people shop for deals from the comfort of their couches and mobile devices after Thanksgiving Day dinner. In the U.S., consumers shopped on mobile most frequently between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. PST on Thanksgiving.

Popularity of Online Payment Methods In Russia | TNS research

RUSSIA | TNS has conducted research on the popularity of online payment methods among Russian online shoppers of different age and demographic groups. The research reveals the preferences for Russian online shoppers to use cards, pay offline or use e-money payment methods like Yandex.Money and Qiwi for their online purchases. 

eBay Inc. Acquires BillSAFE

eBay Inc. today announced that it has acquired BillSAFE, a leading provider of purchase-on-invoice technology in Germany. The acquisition extends the company’s leadership in payments by combining BILLSAFE with eBay’s PayPal, a global leader in online payments. The deal follows eBay Inc.’s minority stake investment in the company in October 2010. eBay Inc. now owns 100 percent of the outstanding shares of BillSAFE. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

PayPal Opens Office in Arizona to Support Global Growth

CHANDLER, Ariz | Today, PayPal opened the doors to its new customer service and operations center in Chandler, Ariz. The new facility, located at 3000 West One Payment Way, will employ up to 2,000 new employees – which will help to support PayPal customers around the world.

PayPal Names Patrick Dupuis as Chief Financial Officer

SAN JOSE | PayPal today announced the appointment of Patrick Dupuis as its chief financial officer. Dupuis brings more than 25 years of corporate financial experience, including CFO positions at Sitel and BJC Healthcare.


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