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Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Activist investor Carl Icahn praises “no brainer” PayPal spin off, says PayPal should consolidate the payments industry with acquisitions or a merger   —  Carl Icahn: Now PayPal Needs To Buy Or Merge With Another Payments Company  —  After urging eBay to spin off its PayPal business for months …
Sep 30, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
Senior Amex exec Daniel Schulman joins PayPal as president, will become CEO after split   —  EBay to Spin Off PayPal, Adopting Strategy Backed by Icahn  —  By Michael J. de la Merced and Andrew Ross Sorkin  —  EBay said on Tuesday that it would spin off its PayPal payments unit …
Sep 30, 2014, 7:35 AMIn context
David Faber / CNBC:
John Donahoe to step down as CEO of eBay after eBay and PayPal split takes effect in 2015, replaced by Devin Wenig   —  EBay and PayPal to split into two separately traded companies  —  After spending much of this year explaining why its two businesses are best left together …
Sep 30, 2014, 7:20 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
What the eBay Split Means for PayPal   —  PayPal hasn't aged so gracefully, but eBay's decision to spin it off next year could give it renewed life.  —  There are plenty of questions remaining about the plan to remake PayPal as its own public company, but one thing seems likely …
Sep 30, 2014, 7:10 AMIn context
eBay Inc:
eBay Inc. to Separate eBay and PayPal into Independent Publicly Traded Companies in 2015   —  American Express executive Dan Schulman joins PayPal immediately as President and CEO designee for PayPal post-separation  —  eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe and CFO Bob Swan to oversee separation …
Sep 30, 2014, 7:05 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
PayPal integrates Bitcoin processors BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin for merchants in the US and Canada   —  PayPal today announced partnerships with three leading Bitcoin payment processors: BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin.  The eBay-owned company wants to help digital goods merchants accept Bitcoin payments …
Sep 23, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Dave Lee / BBC:
eBay flaw exposing visitors to malicious websites has affected site since at least February   —  eBay security flaw has existed for months  —  Listings clicked on eBay automatically directed users to malicious websites  —  A flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites …
Sep 19, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Paypal attacks Apple Pay security with full-page ad in NYT referencing recent iCloud celebrity photo hack   —  “We the people want our money safer than our selfies.”  PayPal goes after Apple in a full page NYT ad  —  As the rumors of an Apple payments platform swirled leading up to last week's keynote …
Sep 15, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
eBay is preparing to launch an advertising network for its mobile apps   —  EBay Prepping New Mobile Ad Network  —  EBay is set to launch an advertising network for its mobile app, opening up a new avenue for marketers to reach the app's roughly 4.6 million daily visitors.
Sep 11, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
eBay payments unit Braintree will soon announce it's letting merchants accept Bitcoin   —  eBay Payments Unit Braintree to Let Merchants Accept Bitcoin  —  Braintree, the eBay subsidiary that runs a payment system used by popular mobile apps, plans to announce that its customers can start accepting bitcoin, according to two sources.
Sep 8, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context

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