Frozen Account Further Sours PayPal's Terrible Reputation with Indie…

For the third time in about a year, PayPal has frozen the account of an independent developer for six months, presumably because preorder activity triggered red flags. PayPal rarely says why in this case, even to the account holder, leaving its actions to appear arbitrary and bureaucratic, if not portrayed as… » 10/09/11 1:00pm 10/09/11 1:00pm

Internal PayPal Email Points to Nov. 15 for New Xbox Dashboard Release

In May, Microsoft revealed that PayPal would be added as a payment option for Xbox Live transactions such as subscriptions and Microsoft Points purchases. This week, an internal email to PayPal employees asked them to test the service, and pointed to Nov. 15—the 10-year anniversary of the original Xbox launch—as the… » 9/28/11 11:00pm 9/28/11 11:00pm