In a fresh round of funding, Block.one has added to its line-up of major investors PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and bitcoin mining giant Bitmain.
Origin has hired Yu Pan, a co-founder of PayPal and the first employee at YouTube, to act as its Research and Development Engineer.
A patent application by PayPal proposes launching instantaneous transactions by transferring private keys rather than cryptocurrencies.
Facebook Messenger is unlikely to adopt cryptocurrencies soon, says vice president of messaging David Marcus.
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel's VC firm reportedly made hundreds of millions by putting $15 million to $20 million down on bitcoin last year.
Max Levchin, co-founder of PayPal, has revealed that he is a big fan of blockchain technology, but is still "not sure" about bitcoin.
Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal, believes that critics of bitcoin are "underestimating" the cryptocurrency.
PayPal accepting bitcoin? The story behind the headlines that made the mainstream public take notice of the upstart digital currency.
A parody of a PayPal Super Bowl commercial that was posted on YouTube has been blocked by the Internet payments company.
In this opinion piece, former ReadWriteWeb editor Richard MacManus talks about how bitcoin could ease difficulties in running an online business.