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Briefly: 4oD on Now TV and Roku, PayPal accepts gift cards online

updated 12:15 pm EST, Wed November 27, 2013

Channel 4 on-demand video service reaches Roku, Now TV streaming devices

4oD, the on-demand video service from British broadcaster Channel 4 is now available to use on the Roku and the Now TV streaming set-top boxes in the United Kingdom. The on-demand offering from Channel 4 accompanies similar services such as the BBC iPlayer and Demand 5 on the devices, as well as Sky's own Now TV prepaid Internet-based satellite television service.

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PayPal adds support for gift cards in online transactions
PayPal has updated its online payment service to accept prepaid gift cards. The change to the PayPal Checkout system will allow online retailers to accept payments from the prepaid cards for goods and services, reports TechCrunch. PayPal claims that only one in four people are able to register their address with a prepaid gift card supplier in order to complete a purchase, with the new update likely to help improve this figure over the holiday season.

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