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Jul 18, 2013

$92 quadrillion Paypal mistake makes Pennsylvania man the “new world’s richest man”

$92 quadrillion Paypal mistake makes Pennsylvania man the "new world’s richest man"
By in United States, Weird No comments

$92 quadrillion. Yes, this is the amount that Paypal recently sent Chris Reynolds of Pennsylvania, which now makes him “the new richest man in the world.” Well, of course, Reynolds, a PR executive, knows this is only an error by Paypal, but he still finds it amusing to share. And it eventually went viral. According […]


Jan 22, 2013

Big PayPal changes on ‘frozen funds policy’ being expected soon

Big PayPal changes on 'frozen funds policy' being expected soon
By in Business, Finance, Internet No comments

Big PayPal changes are being expected to arrive soon. The eBay-owned online payment scheme company will reportedly improve its frozen funds policy, which will be very beneficial to their millions of customers. This could be the answer to tons of complaints on fraud and alleged slow reaction from the company. PayPal logo Image Credit: PayPal.com […]


Nov 2, 2012

PayPal price match for holiday shopping kicks off, Return Shipping refund for up to $1,000

PayPal holiday promo ad
By in Internet, Lifestyle, Shopping No comments

PayPal announced on Thursday, November 1, 2012 its three gifts for holiday shoppers this year, which include Price Match, Return Shipping, and the so-called “Bill me later” promo. All of them, which are for the first time for Paypal, started that day, and will run until December 31, 2012. PayPal holiday promo ad Image Credit: […]


Mar 16, 2012

PayPal Here: PayPal smartphone payment credit card reader and app launched (Video)

PayPal Here: PayPal smartphone payment credit card reader and app launched (Video)
By in Australia, Finance, United States No comments

PayPal officially launched ‘PayPal Here‘ on Thursday, March 15, 2012, a credit card reader and free app that will allow new payment mode via smartphones, as shown in the promotional and demonstration video below. PayPal Here ad Image Credit: PayPal.com As noted by Paypal on its official website that day, PayPal Here is a new […]


May 28, 2011

PayPal issues lawsuit after Google announced mobile wallet technology

PayPal issues lawsuit after Google announced mobile wallet technology
By in Business, Smartphone, Software, Technology, World No comments

  Image Credit: bbc.co.uk As currently reported May 27, 2011 by various international news sites, PayPal sued Google claiming that the internet search giant stole its concepts of technology in turning smartphones into digital wallets which allow people to pay using their mobiles. According to BBC News, Google allegedly got hold of PayPal‘s trade secrets from […]


May 11, 2011

EyeLock: Log in to any password protected sites using your eyes

EyeLock: Log in to any password protected sites using your eyes
By in Internet, Software, Technology, United States No comments

Image Credit: CNN Money Based on reports regarding the most recent Finovate conference in San Francisco Tuesday, Hoyos Group, a New York-based company founded in 2005, uncovered a new product called EyeLock. Apparently, news updates inform the public that this device can effectively recognize iris, providing access to top-secret files of all your personal accounts.  […]


Mar 29, 2011

eBay agrees to buy GSI Commerce Inc. (GSIC) for $2.4 billion

eBay agrees to buy GSI Commerce Inc. (GSIC) for $2.4 billion
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Online marketplace eBay agreed to buy GSI Commerce Inc. (GSIC) for approximately $2.4 billion in cash and debt or $29.25 a share, which is expected to close the third quarter of 2011. eBay and GSI logo Coined by Batangas Today As announced by eBay on its official website on Monday, March 28, 2011, the company […]


Dec 29, 2010

Paypal and Chongqing government agreed to set up International E-Commerce Hub in China

Paypal and Chongqing government agreed to set up International E-Commerce Hub in China
By in Business, Technology, United States No comments

Image source: Paypal.com SHANGHAI, China—US based international online payment service Paypal, a subsidiary of US e-commerce giant e-Bay,  has agreed with the Chongqing government to jointly set up an international e-commerce hub. The move is to capitalized on the growing Internet sales market in China. Paypal has more than 84 million active users all over […]


Nov 29, 2010

Online Christmas Shopping, Preferred by 55% Web Users because of Big Discounts

 Online Christmas Shopping, Preferred by 55% Web Users because of Big Discounts
By in Events, Holidays, Lifestyle, Opinion, Shopping No comments

According to Webroot, online Christmas shopping is preferred by 55% web users this 2010. The past year has seen the increase in online shopping by consumers   who want to shop conveniently and easily in the comfort of their rooms. Many shoppers do not want to sweat it out in department stores and malls, queuing for […]


Nov 27, 2010

7-year old girl spent $400 of parents’ money to buy virtual items in Petville

7-year old girl spent $400 of parents’ money to buy virtual items in Petville
By in Europe, Internet, Lifestyle, Parenting, Technology, World No comments

A seven-year old girl spent $400 of her parents’ money within an hour to buy virtual items in Petville, and it happened while the girl was just sitting beside them, as published at Daily Mail UK on Friday. According to the report, a 7-year old girl from Birmingham named Megan Fox asked permission from her […]