PayPal has been pushing ahead with its Here business, offering smaller businesses a way of taking card payments, processed by PayPal, by way of small readers attached to merchants’ smartphones. Today, the eBay division unveiled one of the new services it hopes will help it win with larger retailers.
PayPal is announcing today that seven new national retailers are using its in-store payments technology. Previously, PayPal had made a commitment to sign-up a total of 20 large national retailers by the end of 2012, and the company now has 23 retailers signed up to implement the eBay-owned company’s technology.
The mobile payment market in Europe continues to get more crowded, with the latest wave of entrants coming from across the pond to join a number of homegrown startups targeting the millions of businesses in the region that still do not accept credit card payments.
Square better get a move on launching its first non-U.S. mobile payment service because the market for point-of-sale mobile payments continues to hot up. We’ve been following the fortunes of Square-like competitors such as iZettle, mPowa and PayPal’s Here for a while.
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So Paypal rolls out a new update for Paypal Here and suddenly it doesn't work on any of the phones we use to take payments! Could someone please send me the paypalhere.apk of the latest update. This is the only way we accept credit cards. Email chad(AT)madgamereviews.com
PayPal spokesperson Anuj Nayar put up an interesting blog post today about how the company wants to be branded with regard to payments in the future. Basically, the company doesn’t want to be pigeonholed into being just a mobile payments company.
From Nayar’s post.