CFPB probe of Venmo complicates PayPal's plans


The inquiry into Venmo's debt collection practices is a taste of what PayPal can expect as it expands to other categories that increasingly face regulatory pressure.


How PayPal’s approach to crypto breaks with precedent


PayPal isn’t the first company to open its platform to cryptocurrencies, but its technique is more hands-on than most payment providers.


Community bankers fear Google and Amazon over big banks: Survey


Nearly one in four bankers said that the tech giants pose the biggest competitive threat in the long term. But are those fears warranted?


PayPal’s Synchrony pact gives rise to a Venmo credit card


Venmo’s P2P social payment app has become a major part of PayPal’s retail strategy, a play that’s getting a boost from a Synchrony co-branded credit card.


Venmo adds Instant Transfer link to bank accounts


As the competition mounts to increase adoption rates for person-to-person payment apps, PayPal's Venmo is adding a way for users to quickly move money from the app to their bank account.


Senators press Fed's Powell on real-time payments


A group of senators on the Banking Committee sent a letter to the central bank chairman grilling him on the agency's efforts to develop a real-time payments system.


Banks seek looser hiring rules; PayPal eyes Venmo for credit card


Banks say easing rules on people with some criminal records will diversify the applicant pool; deal with Synchrony may be near.