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    US consumers prefer bank offered mobile wallets

    November 5th, 2015

    More than half of US consumers (51%) are likely to use a bank offered mobile wallet with the top challenges for mobile wallet adoption being fear of identity theft (68%) and merchant acceptability (33%), research from CCG Catalyst reveals. “45% currently use PayPal mobile, which was the most popular mobile wallet used by consumers who took part in the survey,” the company says.

    PayPal adds Touch ID to iOS app

    May 27th, 2015

    PayPal is letting its iOS mobile app users log in and access “virtually any part” of their PayPal wallet using Apple’s Touch ID. “When you log in to the latest PayPal app on a Touch ID-enabled iOS device, you’ll be asked if you want to enable Touch ID,” PayPal explains. “After a quick setup, simply use your fingerprint to log in and view your account, send money to friends, or access your digital wallet.”

    PayPal to woo retailers with mobile payment incentives

    February 14th, 2012

    PayPal is planning to offer merchants who adopt its in-store mobile payments service both lower costs and access to more detailed customer data, according to a Reuters news report. Reuters interviewed Don Kingsborough, PayPal’s head of retail… More

    Home Depot tests PayPal in-store

    January 10th, 2012

    Home Depot has become the first US retailer to test PayPal’s mobile payments solutions in-store. The trial is taking place at five stores and involves “a small number” of employees, says PayPal. Employees can pay for items using a PayPal-issued credit card or by entering their mobile phone number into a POS device, according to AllThingsD. The online payments giant recently ran an NFC trial in Sweden and has included NFC peer-to-peer payments in the latest version of PayPal Mobile App for Android.

    PayPal tests NFC payments in Stockholm

    December 20th, 2011

    “Over the next few months we’ll be testing many different proximity payments technologies (including NFC) and exploring numerous partnership opportunities,” says the online payments giant. More

    PayPal hires head of retail and prepaid products to support move into in-store payments

    March 17th, 2011

    Don Kingsborough, founder of prepaid payments specialist Blackhawk Network, has joined PayPal as the online payments giant moves further towards the world of offline shopping. The firm said on its blog it was “thrilled” at the appointment… More