eBay Seeks Patent for 'Gift Tokens', PayPal Virtual Currency on the Horizon?

Virtual currencies are leaving behind every other buzzword in the FinTech industry today, in terms of hype. And virtual currencies are moving beyond hype becoming more central than tangential with some big names behind it. Even the most familiar names have shown interest - JP Morgan Chase filed a patent application for its ‘Virtual Cash’ payment system and Amazon launched its Bitcoin-like virtual currency, Amazon Coin in US and UK. Now eBay, and its subsidiary PayPal, the big daddy of payments, seems to be joi ...

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