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This Bot Tweets Photos and Names of People Who Bought 'Drugs' on Venmo

Venmo transaction data is public by default. But a programmer has taken that data stream and is tweeting the username and photos of users who buy 'drugs'.
Joseph Cox
7.19.18
politics

Palestinians Say They Need PayPal, But PayPal Isn't Interested

Campaign to give Palestinians access to PayPal builds momentum as British MPs weigh in.
Ben Sullivan
9.13.16
NSFW

Patreon Ends Payments Discrimination Against Adult Content

Thanks to the crowdfunding site, PayPal just got a little more porn friendly.
Lux Alptraum
7.27.16
money

What's the Most 'Expensive' Emoji, According to Venmo

It's not the burrito emoji.
Gabriela Barkho
7.17.16
tech

PayPal Doesn't Want to Open an Office in Your Bigoted State, North Carolina

"The new law perpetuates discrimination," PayPal's CEO said.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.5.16
News

PayPal Cuts Off VPN Service Canadians Use to Watch Netflix

Sorry, eh?
Jordan Pearson
2.5.16
short circuit

Buying Stuff on Your Smartphone May Not Suck for Much Longer

The race to turn your phone into a portable cash machine is well underway.
Nicholas Deleon
9.14.15
security

Why You Can't Buy Ashley Madison Credit Card Data on the Dark Web

A cybersecurity company is making some wrong claims.
Joseph Cox
9.3.15
short circuit

There Are a Trillion Reasons Why PayPal Is Launching a New Way to Pay

Click link, send money.
Nicholas Deleon
9.1.15
Internet

PayPal Cuts Off Reddit Clone Voat Over 'Obscenity'

“Now I see why the Roman Republic fell.”
Rachel Pick
6.23.15
Culture

Peter Thiel Thinks There's Too Many People Like Him, Not Enough Like Elon Musk

When's the last time Thiel had a truly "big idea," anyway?
Ben Richmond
9.19.14
Motherboard Blog

Ebay Is Embracing Bitcoin—Almost

The e-commerce giant and its 124 million active users have the power to catapult Bitcoin into the mainsteam, but it's a delicate dance.
Meghan Neal
1.20.14