SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Square Inc, a closely watched payment-processing company, made a significant push into the hardware business on Tuesday, unveiling a new credit-card reader that it claimed could be the centerpiece of the next-generation checkout counter. Full story
LONDON (Reuters) - London-based start-up TransferWise, a peer-to-peer international money transfer business, has secured an investment from Valar Ventures, the venture fund set up by PayPal co-founder and Facebook investor Peter Thiel. Full story
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - PayPal is extending its reach to more physical stores, having signed up 50 merchant acquirers which help process payments but the eBay Inc unit has yet to persuade Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer. Full story
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open. Today, eBay, which people seem to think is never doing as well as expected. PayPal is a hackless system, and that's important, he says. And American Greetings surges. Cramer explains why.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports PayPal is offering a new mobile app that it hopes will fend off some scrappy competitors.
PayPal founder Peter Thiel discusses the future of technology, and how he would characterize what's going on in social media, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. "I think the story of technology more broadly is doing more with less," he says.
John Donahoe, president & CEO of eBay, offers insight on earnings, PayPal and the user experience.
“Get your smart phones and your computers ready,” said Paypal shopping specialist Claudia Lombana, who recommends savvy shoppers track products with apps. With online tools, some of the best deals are only a mouse click away and consumers can expect deep discounts on apparel, electronics and jewelry
Peter Thiel, entrepreneur and co-founder of PayPal, speaks during a news conference on "nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to economic research and innovative public policies for the 21st century" at the National Press Club in Washington October 3, 2011. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Visitors walk past an Ebay and PayPal banner at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 28, 2012. REUTERS/Albert Gea
A PayPal card sits at a cashier station at a Home Depot store in Daly City, California, in this February 21, 2012 file photo.
A PayPal card sits at a cashier station at a Home Depot store in Daly City, California, in this February 21, 2012 file photo. Paypal is attempting to wean shoppers from swiping plastic as millions of retail outlets across the United States will take in-store PayPal payments when a partnership with