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PayPal earns $44B valuation ahead of eBay split

Financial Times: PayPal has an official market value as a standalone company, ahead of its separation from eBay later this month: $44B. PayPal shares started trading on Nasdaq on a “when issued” basis this morning and after an early pop, they have settled at about $36.40 apiece, Stephen Foley reports. (more…)

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July 6, 2015

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PayPal’s One Touch Instant Web Checkout Service & Stripe’s New iPhone App

TECHCRUNCH: As PayPal moves closer to its spinoff from parent eBay, the company continues to expand the services it will have to generate revenue as a standalone business. In the latest development, today PayPal is expanding One Touch on the web — a widget that lets people use PayPal to pay for goods on third-party websites without needing to re-enter passwords or their user IDs — outside of the U.S. The first markets for its international rollout will be the Canada and the UK. (more…)

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June 9, 2015

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PayPal CEO Dan Schulman, “We Have A Lot Of Work Ahead Of Us”

TECHCRUNCH: Digital commerce company PayPal is moving to establish itself as “more than just a button” to a global payments platform as it readies a split from parent company eBay later this year. “We’re coming into the market at a time when the financial services industry is going through some fundamental shifts,” new PayPal CEO Dan Schulman said at PayPal’s Commerce: Rewind event today. “We’re really thinking how do we re-imagine PayPal almost as a service. PayPal as a SaaS platform.” (more…)

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May 21, 2015

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PayPal To List On Nasdaq Under PYPL Ticker After eBay Spinoff

TECHCRUNCH: Payments company PayPal is inching closer to spinning off from its marketplace parent eBay. Today its designated CEO, Dan Schulman, announced that it plans to list on Nasdaq and use PYPL as its ticker — the original ticker it used before eBay acquired it in 2002. (more…)

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May 14, 2015

PayPal Will Soon Be Free to Work With Amazon and Alibaba.

WIRED: As eBay and PayPal await their impending divorce, new filings reveal that the two companies will soon be free to do business with their most entrenched enemies. Under an agreement detailed in a regulatory filing from eBay, the companies will be free to do business with other marketplaces and payment providers. In other words, PayPal could one day come to Amazon.
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April 10, 2015