Updated Jul 24, 2018

eBay plans to start accepting Apple Pay

eBay app on a MacBook Air

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Online retailer eBay will start accepting Apple Pay as one of its first new payment options.

Why it matters: PayPal and eBay officially split in 2015, but this year eBay is really starting to show its independence. eBay announced earlier this year it plans to switch payment processing from PayPal to Dutch rival Adyen beginning in 2020.

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