PayPal rolls out barcode payments in the UK

EBay’s CEO John Donahoe has called 2012 a year of testing for PayPal’s in-store payments as it gears up for a big push next year. The company is making good on that with the launch of its first barcode-based payments in the UK at four retailers.

PayPal secures POS makers VeriFone, Equinox for in-store push

PayPal’s drive to become a major player for in-store payments is getting a huge push thanks to new partnerships with VeriFone, the top point-of-sale terminal maker and Equinox Payments, the No. 3 terminal maker. The deals now give PayPal access 40 million terminals worldwide.

Boku targets carriers with in-store payment system

Boku up until now has been known for enabling carrier billing for online goods. But the San Francisco payment start-up is leaping into the physical world with the launch of a new white label offering for carriers that will include in-store payments.