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PayPal names its new president and CEO
August 15, 2023 BY Elizabeth Anderson

PayPal names its new President and CEO

Taxed with leading the company into the future and managing its infrastructure of extensive global payments, the successful candidate had to have a wide experience of technology and leadership skills to drive growth across the entire PayPal scope. Chriss ticked all the key metric boxes and received unanimous backing from the board and CEO search…

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PayPal to allow crypto transfer to select US customers
June 08, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

PayPal to allow crypto transfer to external wallets

The new feature offered by PauPal allows its customers to move cryptocurrencies from PayPal to external crypto addresses, including exchanges and hardware wallets, and send crypto to family and friends on PayPal, with no fees or network charges. Jose Fernandez da Ponte, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Blockchain, Crypto & Digital Currencies at PayPal,…

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September 08, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

PayPal to acquire Japanese payments platform Paidy

Paidy's products like its Paidy 3-Pay monthly installment offering, has driven strong engagement with over six million registered users and played a key role in establishing strategic relationships with leading global brands and online marketplaces. Paidy’s integrations with PayPal and other digital and QR wallets through Paidy Link expands Paidy's reach to online and offline…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
May 28, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: HSBC winds down US retail banking business, Playtech to sell Finalto for $210 million

The governor of the Bank of Korea suggested that cryptocurrency trades from South Korean citizens are a potential threat to the country’s financial system. Increased trading of virtual assets – known for their volatile pricing – is threatening to leave the nation’s financial system at risk of instability, according to the Governor of the Bank…

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PayPal set to allow customers to withdraw cryptocurrency
May 27, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

PayPal set to allow customers to withdraw cryptocurrency

During the conference, da Ponte was also probed on the subject of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), following news that the PayPal vice president had met up with central bankers across the globe. Though da Ponte accepted the logic of central banks issuing their own tokens, he refused the common opinion that just one of…

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July 20, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily Market News: Netflix stock sinks as pandemic boost slows

What to watch Cadence Design Systems: CDS, a $28bn market cap electronics design and engineering services business, has enjoyed a share price gain of 44.5% in 2020 so far. During Q2, the firm announced a collaboration with Taiwan Semiconductor and Microsoft, in order to use cloud technology to reduce the signoff schedules for new semiconductor…

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January 20, 2020 BY Mariela Naydenova

PayPal acquires e-commerce startup Honey for $4 billion

PayPal has completed the acquisition of the deal-finding browser add-on company Honey Science Corporation in a $4 billion deal. This is the largest acquisition for the company in its 20-year history. The e-commerce startup Honey has around 17 million active users per month for whom it provides deal-browser extension services to navigate them through the…

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December 16, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Daily Market News: Tory win sends UK mid-caps soaring

Adam Vettese, UK Market Analyst at eToro, has provided his daily commentary on traditional and crypto markets for December 16, 2019.  Sports Direct has reported this morning that its profits have more than doubled as its resurgence continues. The group, which is rebranding as Frasers Group following the takeover of House of Fraser, said reported…

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Analyst predicts Facebook’s FaceCoin could earn up to $19 billion by 2021
October 09, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

PayPal leaves Facebook's Libra - now what?

The cryptocurrency project of Facebook, Libra, got immense attention from regulatory bodies. Leaprate last reported that the cryptocurrency launch may be delayed some time in 2020. This is not what Zuckerberg wanted, but at the end Facebook vouched for complying with all regulatory issues before launching Libra. But what happens when Libra's partners start to…

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