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Eye on PayPal: Credit Volume Hits $50 Billion; Venmo Adds Music Streaming Service Tidal as Biller

PayPal Holdings Inc. says it has lent $50 billion to American consumers since it bought the BillMeLater lending service 11 years ago. The company also advanced its efforts to generate revenues from its Venmo peer-to-peer payment service by making subscription payments to the Tidal music-streaming service available through Venmo. Now …

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PayPal Chalks up a Big Quarter As It Decouples From eBay And Ratchets up Venmo

In reporting its performance for the fourth quarter of 2018 as well as the full year, PayPal Holdings Inc. indicated its dependence on former owner eBay Inc. is down, Venmo monetization is up, and active accounts are surging. Meanwhile, the San Jose, Calif.-based company said it is entering a potentially …

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PayPal Shareholder Suit Dismissed and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/24/18

Mindbody Inc., the health and wellness software-application provider, said Vista Equity Partners will buy the company for $1.9 billion. Shareholders will receive $36.50 per share, a 68% premium over Mindbody’s Dec. 21 closing price of $21.72. Mindbody became an independent sales organization in 2010 to be able to sell its …

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British Competition Regulators Probe PayPal’s Takeover of iZettle

The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority announced Monday that its initial investigation has found that PayPal Holdings Inc.’s September acquisition of Swedish processor iZettle AB could reduce competition or raise prices in the payments market. But whether the antitrust regulator will unwind the deal is far from certain. “While …

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A Fraud Spike at Venmo Vexed PayPal Just As the Company Sought Venmo Revenue

PayPal Holdings Inc. has been trying to make money off of its highly popular but free peer-to-peer payments service, Venmo, but over the weekend a report emerged indicating a surge in fraud could have complicated that effort. Venmo sustained a transaction loss rate of 0.40% in March, up from 0.25% …

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Green Dot Says It’s the Go-Between in the New Walmart-PayPal Cash Service

When retail giant Walmart Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc. announced nearly a month ago that PayPal customers will be able to withdraw cash from, and deposit cash into, their accounts at U.S. Walmart stores, a major partner in that service wasn’t mentioned. On Wednesday, prepaid card services provider Green Dot …

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