McDonald's tests PayPal payments in mobile app trial

McDonald's is testing a new payment system that could allow customers to purchase their meals using mobile devices. According to Reuters, 30 restaurants in France are involved in the trial, which sees customers' payments processed by eBay's payment arm, PayPal. The concept was demonstrated at a McDonald's conference in Orlando, Florida, earlier this year as part of a booth featuring technology expected to go live in the next couple of years, Reuters reports. The participating French restaurants allow customers to order food through their smartphones or tablets, using McDonald's mobile application, and then pay through PayPal. Customers then wait in a separate line to pick up their app-ordered meals. 

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