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eBay Can Finally Manage Payments Unhampered by PayPal as Agreement Expires

eBay Can Finally Manage Payments Unhampered by PayPal as Agreement Expires

eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) announced today that it will begin a massive expansion of the payments processing business on its platform. Until now, the company has faced certain restrictions due to an agreement with PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), which has expired.

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PayPal’s Huge Missed Opportunity Could Be Square’s Gain

PayPal’s (NASDAQ: PYPL) move to acquire Venmo through the purchase of Venmo’s then-parent company Braintree in 2013 got a lot of praise at the time. The mobile payment app was seen as an important asset that would help PayPal solidify its leading position in the mobile payment services industry.

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Japan: An Underdog Molding the Cryptocurrency Industry

Japan: An Underdog Molding the Cryptocurrency Industry

Why doesn’t the cryptocurrency industry talk more about Japan? The more I think about it, the more difficult I find it to understand crypto – the computer-originating digital currency designed to bypass borders and governments – without considering Japan’s role in its propagation and popularization.

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The Promise of Stablecoins: How Blockchain Can Transform Cross-Border Payments

The Promise of Stablecoins: How Blockchain Can Transform Cross-Border Payments

For years, cross-border payment processes have been a functional, yet flawed, aspect of global commerce. In fact, while globalization has strengthened interconnectivity worldwide, actions as simple as currency exchanges or wire transfers are still considered to be a costly and time-intensive undertaking.

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Blockchain Powering Innovation in Payments Industry

Blockchain Powering Innovation in Payments Industry

Blockchain is the new buzzword for innovation in the payments industry. Often taken as a synonym for bitcoin, players in the industry are aiming for the blockchain technology given its obvious benefits with regard to speed, accuracy, cost effectiveness, security, and much more.

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Amazon Could Use Alexa for P2P Payments

Amazon Could Use Alexa for P2P Payments

More than 1 in 10 American households have an Alexa-enabled smartspeaker, and that number is rapidly growing. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is the leading player in the burgeoning smartspeaker market , and it intends to use that position to do more than sell music subscriptions and new shoes.

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