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Coinstar adding PayPal ATM functionality to select kiosks

Coinstar adding PayPal ATM functionality to select kiosks

If you've ever had a ton of coins that you need to cash in for dollar bills, you might have used a Coinstar machine at one time or another. They're about to get a lot more useful because the company just announced that they're adding PayPal ATM functionality to select machines across the US, starting with Texas, California, and Ohio locations.

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FIDO Alliance and DARPA working to replace passwords

FIDO Alliance and DARPA working to replace passwords

Regular alphanumeric style passcodes are not the only method of online security these days, however it is by far the most common. We have seen some other methods in use such as two-factor authentication with RSA SecurID and even with Google and their 2-step verification process. On the flip side of those, we have even seen some slightly more unique options talked about such as using eye movements. Coming to the present day though, and we have talk of replacing passwords coming from two groups.

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PayPal shows off preview of new upcoming site design

PayPal shows off preview of new upcoming site design

PayPal has had the same design for quite some time, and it is, shall we say, a tad dated. That will be coming to an end in the relatively near future, with the company rolling out a preview of its updated design, complete with information about the layout and how it will benefit users. Check out its features and some screenshots after the jump.

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Anonymous hackers jailed for PayPal, MasterCard, Visa attacks

Anonymous hackers jailed for PayPal, MasterCard, Visa attacks

Two hacker associated with the infamous Anonymous group have been sentenced to jail time for their role in DDoS attacks on the websites of MasterCard, Visa, and PayPal. 22-year-old Christopher Weatherhead and 28-year-old Ashley Rhodes, both from the UK, will spend 18 months and seven months in jail, respectively.

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PayPal promises to overhaul overbearing fraud filters in the coming months

PayPal promises to overhaul overbearing fraud filters in the coming months

PayPal is the biggest, most popular, and most widely used online payment processor in the world today. The problem with PayPal for many users is that company has a history of incredibly overreaching fraud filters that ensnare legitimate users who are doing no wrong, leaving them unable to access their money. PayPal put fraud filters in place to be sure criminals weren't abusing its digital payment system.

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US PlayStation Store now offering PayPal option

US PlayStation Store now offering PayPal option

Given the number of undesirable people who won't hesitate for a second when it comes to making off with your financial information, there are many gamers who are understandably not willing to pay with a credit or debit card when buying games digitally. Previously, those who didn't want to use a credit card on the PlayStation Store were left with one option: buying a PlayStation Network card and redeeming the code online. Today, however, Sony has announced that US PlayStation Store users can now make payments with their PayPal account.

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PayPal in-store payment system now available at over 18,000 locations

PayPal in-store payment system now available at over 18,000 locations

Throughout the past year or so, PayPal has been working to make its in-store payment platform more robust by bringing in a number of new retail partners, including Home Depot, Guitar Center, Barnes & Noble, and JC Penney. However, today the company has revealed that PayPal users can now pay for items in over 18,000 physical stores throughout the US.

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PayPal launches prepaid PayPal My Cash Card

PayPal launches prepaid PayPal My Cash Card

One of the more annoying things about PayPal and getting money into your account has always been the need to transfer money from your bank account. Bank account transfers have been the primary method of getting money into a PayPal account since the service launched. PayPal announced that it has now launched its first fully branded cash loading card.

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eBay says December 9 was its “biggest mobile shopping day”

eBay says December 9 was its “biggest mobile shopping day”

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, which means that a lot of companies are cleaning up. One of these companies is eBay, as it announced today that Sunday, December 9 was its "biggest mobile shopping day" ever. Of course, eBay's various sellers are making the most money from these mobile sales, but you can bet that eBay made a healthy amount of cash just from the sheer volume of transactions.

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eBay and PayPal see big jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving

eBay and PayPal see big jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving

Betwix watching football, eating turkey, and enjoying the holiday festivities, shoppers used their mobile devices to pay for a large amount of their online shopping sprees. Both eBay and PayPal saw a massive jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving holiday. The figures are compared to the payment numbers from Thanksgiving 2011.

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Anonymous celebrates Guy Fawkes Day with reported PayPal hack [UPDATE]

Anonymous celebrates Guy Fawkes Day with reported PayPal hack [UPDATE]

In case you don't remember, today is Guy Fawkes Day. Anonymous is trying to make sure that you remember the fifth of November, taking to Twitter today to announce that it has hacked PayPal and made off with nearly 28,000 passwords. According to The Next Web, Anonymous posted these passwords (along with usernames and telephone numbers in some cases) to Private Paste, though at the time of this writing the page linked to by the AnonymousPress Twitter account has been taken down. [UPDATE: PayPal responds below.]

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 30, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 30, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone. We had so many big posts today that it's hard to know where to start. Kicking things off, we're live at Microsoft Build 2012, bringing you the latest on Windows 8, Surface, and Windows Phone 8. We also went hands-on with the Samsung Nexus 10 and the LG Nexus 4 today, so be sure to check those out if you're thinking about picking up either (or both!) when they launch next month. Today we found out that Disney is buying out LucasFilm and that Star Wars Episode VII is in the works - both of those were major announcements for the millions of Star Wars fans out there.

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