Posts Tagged ‘paypal’

Bank Security Sucks

Why is it, I can get a security key fob from PayPal for a mere $5, but not from my credit card company or bank? PassMark seems to be the latest craze of banks in an attempt to look more secure. It doesn’t work. Online security still seriously sucks. 96.66% fell for phishing according to […]

PayPal Security Enhancement

For $5 you will be able to get a little better security with a PayPal SecurID. That’s not a bad idea. I very rarely use PayPal (mainly when some sort of discount/promotion is available), but I’d still get one, just for the added safety. I wish banks would hurry up and make it standard across […]

eBay Blocks Google Checkout

I had just finished writing up some code to implement PayPal into a billing system, when Google launched “Google Checkout”. While reading up on the implementation guide, I was wondering how long until eBay felt threatened by it. PayPal is extremely stagnant. It doesn’t handle many of the cool things Google Checkout can (PayPal cart […]

Ebay Buys Skype

Please oh please don’t ruin it like you did PayPals. Well, the news is out, eBay is going to buy Skype. For some reason, I have this belief that eBay will either stop letting it continue development (like PayPals seems somewhat frozen in time), or just start crippling it so people use the pay service […]

Katrina Relief Online

I’ve been compiling a little list of some ways you can help online. There is a lot going on, so if you find one I haven’t mentioned, leave a comment so I can add it. Flickr Auction – the popular photo sharing site is holding an auction for prints of some donated photo’s. There’s quite […]