New PayPal service offers Canadians ‘painless’ payment options for Facebook events

As many folk know who've organized team events where everyone contributes -- getting participants to pay their fair share on time is often a challenge.Keeping track of who has squared up and who

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Google could rescue news industry with micropayments system

Google is promoting a payments system to the newspaper industry that would let Web surfers pay a small amount for individual news stories, an idea that could help publishers struggling with the impact

Published on: September 11th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

New Web site simplifies online hunt for Boxing day bargains

With the number of online shoppers increasing 40 per cent over the last two years, according to Statistics Canada, and retail sales expecting to plummet, PayPal Canada and a group of online retailers

Published on: December 24th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

PayPal Pro boosts sales and savings of Canadian hair spray merchant

The recently launched PayPal Website Payments Pro system offers a myriad benefits to small Canadian online businesses, the company says.Pro consolidates payments under a single system, and can even be used by those

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Online payment options may “knockout” credit cards

Online payment methods such as PayPal have gained in popularity over the past three years and have enough momentum to continue to steal market-share away from credit cards to the tune of hundreds

Published on: October 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Microsoft offers Live Search rewards to lure Google, Yahoo users

Microsoft launched a comparative shopping feature in its Live Search engine on Wednesday. The service offers consumers a rebate on purchases made through the site, a scheme that could lure shoppers from Google

Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

How to start multi-language e-commerce sites without breaking the bank

When you're a global company that keeps expanding into new countries, how do you keep all of your consumer sites updated in the local language-without spending a ton of time and money?PayPal realized

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Laurianne McLaughlin

PayPal beefs up security with $169M Fraud Sciences buy

EBay's online payments division, PayPal, will pay US$169 million for an Israeli security company specializing in detecting online fraud, the companies said Monday. The deal should close within 30 days.Fraud Sciences, a private

Published on: January 29th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk