PayPal Now Allows Buy, Sell, Trade of Crypto to Other Wallets

In response to the growing demand for crypto services, PayPal updates its platform to allow users to buy, sell, and trade crypto from their own accounts to other wallets and exchanges. With the new feature, PayPal claims that its users can transfer their cryptocurrencies (the platform currently supports Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin) from […]

Smart Online Store Now Accepts PayPal for a Safe and Hassle-Free Online Shopping

  Another secure payment option customers can avail of Smart expands its payment methods for its online store by having PayPal as an option. For those unfamiliar, PayPal is a secure online payment platform that lets you link all your credit and debit cards in one account, saving you time in entering your credit card […]

What We Learned from PayPal’s 2018 Cross-Border Consumer Research

A closer look at how Filipinos tackle online shopping In this digital age, many brands and retailers are shifting their business online, especially with the boom of online shopping in recent years. Are Filipinos embracing this change? According to research done by PayPal, 55% of Filipinos expect to increase their online spending in 2018. In […]

PayPal Makes Freelancers’ Lives Easier with Two Tech Innovations and a Freelancer Program

Making the lives of busy freelancers more convenient and secure   In this day and age, more people are opting to go the freelance route. In the Philippines alone, there are around 1.5 million freelancers, and these freelancers earn money through various online jobs—be it web development, graphic design, or writing. With the rise of […]

Digital Payments Firm Payoneer Opens in Philippines Takes Aim at Banks and PayPal

Here’s some good news for online entrepreneurs and freelancers looking for an alternative to Paypal. Digital payments company Payoneer has just set up shop in the Philippines a few days ago. If you’ve been on the fence in trying Payoneer, then maybe a local office might convince you now to give their services a go. […]

Ordering from TEMU in the Philippines: Is It Worth it?

Have you seen many digital ads from TEMU lately in the Philippines? Most of us got them, too, so we tried using the e-commerce platform for the first time and checked out some items to see how it went. TEMU is an online eCommerce platform from China that aims to connect Chinese manufacturers and retailers […]

BPI App to Impose GCash Cash-In Fees by March 1

Heads up GCash Users: starting March 1, all cash-ins made via the BPI app (via the Load e-Wallet option) will be charged a Php 10 transaction fee. This is double the Php 5 cash-in fee that GCash charges if you top up using your linked BPI and Unionbank accounts. READ MORE: GCash to Charge Transaction […]

GCash to Charge Transaction Fees for BPI, Unionbank Cash In

One of the main selling points of GCash is that it has no fees for cash ins made via linked BPI or Unionbank accounts. As much as GCash wants to keep that feature, factors like inflation have forced it to end its zero transaction fee feature for linked BPI and Unionbank accounts. GCash made the […]

PNP Seizes 7000 Registered SIM Cards in Bulacan

While the government’s decision to extend SIM registration is very much welcomed, the DICT is not wrong in saying that scammers are taking advantage of this to victimize people. This was clearly the case when the PNP Cybercrime group arrested a Taiwanese national and two Filipinos for selling close to 7000 registered SIM cards (EMPHASIS […]

2023 Tech Industry Crisis? 200K Worker Layoffs From Jan-May

Through the pandemic, we’ve seen quite a lot of mass layoffs which have resulted in sudden unemployment for a lot of people. It may be caused by the long-term lingering economic effects of the lockdowns, or just the new workplace dynamics in this new normal. Well, it appears that this has been happening on a […]

Maya Cited as One of the Most Promising Global Fintech Firms

As it continues to grow as a Fintech platform, Maya was recently cited by CB Insights as among the 250 most promising private Fintech companies for 2022. The citation under CB Insight’s Fintech 250 is prestigious, as Maya joins several global Fintech companies that include digital banks Revolut and N26, PayPal-backed payment processor Stripe, merchant […]