PayPal users will now have more options to pay with their phone when dining out. Thanks to a collaboration with Tel Aviv-headquartered checkout technology provider MyCheck, users will be able to pay for select restaurant bills and bar tabs, split their bill, tip their servers, redeem offers and more. Starting today, U.S. users will be able to check into restaurants and other venues from the PayPal app’s homescreen, where the option to pay the bill digitally will be offered for supported MyCheck-enabled locations.
It’s worth pointing out that in early 2013, PayPal announced a similar partnership designed to increase its footprint in retail – specifically with point-of-sale hardware maker NCR, which was working to integrate PayPal into its own products, including the NCR Mobile Pay application, and NCR Online Ordering. Read More