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Digital payments giant PayPal (TLO: PYPL-U.TI - news) is to swallow up Swedish financial technology start-up iZetttle for $2.2bn (£1.6bn). The announcement came after Sky News revealed that the two companies were in advanced talks. It marks the largest ever acquisition by California-based PayPal, which was spun out of eBay in 2015.
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The digital payments giant PayPal Holdings (Frankfurt: 2PP.F - news) is in advanced talks about a takeover of iZettle in a move that would gatecrash one of the European technology sector's biggest stock market flotations. Sky News has learnt that PayPal (TLO: PYPL-U.TI - news) could announce its intention to buy iZettle as soon as Friday morning. The exact purchase price is unclear, although it is expected to be at a significant premium to the $1.1bn valuation that iZettle was reported to be seeking from its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm.
The "largest ever" European policing operation has led to 20,000 packages of counterfeit goods being seized as police shut a network of illegal shops operating from social media platforms. Known by the code name Operation Aphrodite, the crackdown involved Europol and the Italian Guardia di Finanza (GdF), alongside authorities from nine EU members states. The preliminary investigation looked at more than 250 people who were selling counterfeit goods and pirated content, with 100 suspects prosecuted.
The chances are that, if you bank with one of the "big five" of Lloyds, Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) , RBS (LSE: RBS.L - news) /NatWest, HSBC or Santander - which is more than four in five Britons - you will see the Visa (Xetra: A0NC7B - news) logo on it. The vast majority of the UK population currently use debit cards that are run on the Visa network. The first salvo from Mastercard was fired when, in June last year, it struck a seven-year deal with TSB, in which the bank said it would reissue debit cards to all of its current account customers, taking them into the Mastercard network.
President Emmanuel Macron's aides are hailing as a success the fact that Donald Trump accepted French proposals to work on a new, tougher deal to contain Iran. What he did not get from a state visit to Washington in which the two leaders' unlikely "bromance" was in full evidence was a clear commitment from Trump to stay in the existing 2015 nuclear deal in the meantime. This is high stakes diplomacy and the outcome is far from certain: the aim is to tackle Trump's concerns about the accord before a May 12 deadline for him to decide on restoring US sanctions on Tehran.
The dollar eased and global equity markets edged higher on Thursday as a note of caution over rising interest rates and high stock valuations dampened investors' appetite for risk assets after a euphoric ...
Once more British PM Theresa May embarks on a trip abroad just as questions over her leadership mount at home. At a briefing for journalists heading to China with her, May fielded a dozen or so queries ...
A ban on "rip-off" surcharges comes into force today in a move that the Government hopes will stop shoppers from being penalised if they're paying with a debit or credit card. Economic Secretary to the Treasury John Glenn says it's a response to public frustration. "I think for too long consumers have been fed up when they get this sneaky charge added to the end of a transaction be it online or anywhere... this ban will go for debit, credit cards and PayPal (TLO: PYPL-U.TI - news) including Amex, so there is no uncertainty," he said.
Bitcoin is bubbling, but one British man is millions down -- on paper at least -- after losing his digital codes of ownership when he threw an old computer away
Christmas shoppers are being warned they could become victims of fraud after a big leap in incidents during the last festive season. Shopping fraud rose by a quarter last Christmas, with most victims targeted on online marketplace sites, police have said. City of London Police Commander Dave Clark said: "Christmas is a busy time of year when we are required to make several quick decisions, especially when it comes to present buying.
A demonstrator holds a sign in front of the White House during a vigil in response to the death of a counter-protestor in the August 12 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia
Google and other Silicon Valley giants are increasingly being targeted by the extreme right amid efforts to crack down on what is described as hateful speech