It may not quite be december but you may have already noticed that Christmas Shopping is already in full swing…and getting busier by the day. Last week I spoke with Cathy Jamieson from PayPal Australia who says they’re expecting a surge in Smartphone shopping this year. Cathy also shares tips from PayPal to help shoppers stay safe while[Read More…]
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New research from PayPal has revealed that Australians spend more time preparing for Christmas than celebrating the actual day…but perhaps it could be made easier by getting smart with out smartphones. Late last week I spoke with Adrian Christie from PayPal Australia about mobile shopping trends around Christmas time and how we could use some of our smartphone time better.[Read More…]
In just a couple of weeks time they way many of us pay at the checkout will change but research reveals that not all aussie businesses are ready. From August 1 signature verification on credit cards is being phased out so the only option you’ll have is to use a PIN at point of sale…however the recent research from PayPal[Read More…]
Fingerprint recognition on a smartphone isn’t just for iPhone5S owners. When Samsung launches its Galaxy S5 in April it will be equipped with a fingerprint reader that will move password security out of your head and to your thumb…or any other finger. This finger scanner will also work with paypal for online and in-store payments. Other features on the Galaxy[Read More…]
Online shopping and payments are big business. According to a new industry report report from PayPal the online retail market has grown 11 percent year on year since 2010 and mobile payments have grown by more than 5000 percent. The driving force behind these figures is the development of technology that enables retailers to operate online while taking advantages of[Read More…]