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Black Friday: PayPal Sees Mobile Payments Jump 193 Percent; eBay Up 153 Percent

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http://techcrunch.com – Black Friday numbers are strong across the board, according to initial reports coming in today from retailers and payments companies. As IBM reported earlier today, total online sales saw a surge of 20.7 percent in spending from last year. eBay-owned PayPal is reporting that Black Friday global mobile payments volume was up 193 percent from last year. eBay is also reporting a major increase in transactions; total mobile volume in the U.S. was up 153 percent, and GSI Commerce saw a 198 percent jump in mobile sales. PayPal spokesperson Anuj Nayar says that the payments giant believes that this i (IT news)