Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Soon, pp_h_rgb.jpgunsuspecting sons and daughters may find themselves in the familiar dilemma of wanting to wow mom with only a few days to prepare. Hoping to find the perfect gift, siblings may stress over what to buy, how much it costs, or if mom will even like it.

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PPF-image-Rome.jpgFrom the ancient ruins to giant statues to traditional family-owned trattorias, Rome is filled with an endless supply of sights to explore and visit. With so many options, planning can get overwhelming for even the most seasoned globetrotter. So many gelatos, so little time!

 

PayPal is every traveler’s partner in adventure, helping you make planning and paying simple, even before you get to the airport so you can enjoy a once-in-a-life time trip to the Eternal City.

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A powerful and deadly earthquake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara earlier today. The toll of the quake is devastating and wide reaching. Early reports indicate more than 1,400 people have died in Nepal and people have also been injured and killed in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and on Mount Everest, where devastating avalanches were triggered.

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PayPal is off to an excellent start for the year Dan_Schulman.jpgand I like our current trajectory and progress. Our growth and the new capabilities we are building position us well as we look towards the future.

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This past weekend, our fourth installation Raleigh Winners.jpgof the BattleHack series kicked off in Raleigh, North Carolina as 19 teams competed fiercely to win a place in BattleHack World Finals.

 

BattleHack Raleigh took place in the heart of the historic City Market at 214 Martin Street where hackers were treated with true Southern hospitality. Hackers divulged in a Southern cookout with smoked pork shoulders, fish fry, mac and cheese & shrimp and grits. To top it all off, hackers ended the evening with an array of state fair sweets including deep fried twinkies, cotton candy and caramel apples.

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Beginning Tuesday, April 21st, 2015,bg-theme-hipster-highlight.png Google will roll out a change in the way it ranks your website in searches from mobile devices. The change boils down to one factor: how well your website is optimized for mobile viewers.

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With snowstorms of the century andImage - Save Our Planet One App at a Time - FINAL.png historical droughts, it’s obvious our planet is shifting. With today being Earth Day, now is the time to appreciate the planet and explore changes we can adopt to make an impactful difference.

 

One of the largest factors of environmental change is deforestation. Even in today’s digital society, global paper consumption is on the rise, with North America and Western Europe as the two largest consumers. North American’s alone consume 500 pounds of paper annually and with this booming demand, almost half of the logging industry going directly to paper.

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pp_h_rgb.jpgIn anticipation of our separation from eBay Inc. later this year, I’m delighted to announce that two seasoned, experienced and talented executives will be joining PayPal’s senior leadership team – Louise Pentland, who joins as General Counsel; and Jonathan Auerbach, who will serve as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Growth.

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A Canadian-based clothing company tentree - header image.jpgis transforming the world we live in, ten trees at a time. tentree ethically and sustainably manufactures clothing and accessories for women and men. For every item sold, 10 trees are planted in areas where they can influence a greater transformation. So far, tentree has planted about 4.9 million trees in countries such as Madagascar, Senegal, Cambodia, Nepal and Canada. A noble goal, they aim to plant 5 million trees by Earth Day on April 22, 2015.

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Whether you’re gaping at the glittering lights PPF image Paris.jpgof the Eiffel Tower or browsing boutiques for all things chic, Paris is a city that will make your heart swell. Its beauty, romance, and rich cultural history leave every traveler wishing for more time in the City of Lights.

 

Today’s favorable currency conversion rates means North American consumers are finally able to travel to Europe without breaking the bank. It’s time to start planning your adventure!

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