PayPal makes huge bet on deal-hungry shoppers

Nov 21, 2019
The purchase of Honey Science Corp. for about $4 billion will provide customer behavior insights earlier in the shopping process.
The PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California, in 2018.
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Dan Schulman, left, the CEO of PayPal, on stage with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival.
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Are we trading security for emojis on Venmo?

The Federal Trade Commission found the app's security and privacy protections disclosures lacking.
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Should credit card companies tackle gun sales?

Feb 20, 2018
Andrew Ross Sorkin had an interesting column in the New York Times yesterday — a business and economic take on how to make mass shootings less common. PayPal and Square, Sorkin pointed out, decided years ago not to let people…

PayPal's president says this Cyber Monday is all about mobile

Nov 24, 2017
80 percent of Americans are expected to use their phones to shop this holiday season.
PayPal CEO Dan Schulman says the U.S. is “a laggard in digital payments.”
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Analysts predict double-digit growth for PayPal

Oct 19, 2017
PayPal reports its quarterly earnings today. Analysts expect double-digit revenue growth. Last quarter, revenues at the payment processor were more than $3 billion, with 6.5 million new customer accounts. In tech company years, PayPal is kind of old — it’s been around…

The Source Code: Max Levchin

Oct 2, 2017
An in-depth conversation with PayPal co-founder Max Levchin on American debt and his new startup, Affirm.
Co-founder and CEO of Affirm Max Levchin participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference in New York City.
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Should companies turn away white supremacist users?

Aug 17, 2017
Racial justice leaders say PayPal has been helping fund racist groups for years.
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