US Facebook users can send cash via Messenger app

Facebook launched a free P2P payments service for users of its Messenger app in the US, joining a competitive market for such services. The move is not a surprise: Back in March, the social network announced the launch in coming …

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Braintree sets its eye on further growth outside the US

PayPal-owned Braintree confirmed the launch of its One Touch payment technology outside the US. The imminent rollout was flagged up last month by Mobile World Live. CEO Bill Ready (pictured) said in November the One Touch technology was coming to …

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Stripe’s valuation more than doubles in less than a year to $3.6B

Stripe raised $70 million in a round that values the payments firm at $3.6 billion — making last year’s acquisition by PayPal of rival Braintree look more and more of a good deal. According to the Financial Times, investors in …

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