Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who also happens to be the chief executive of crypto-friendly mobile payments company Square, appears to be under the impression that Bitcoin will overtake the world’s supply of fiat currency within ten years.
Because you didn’t already have enough ways to transfer money online, Twitter now offers the ability to make political donations through tweets. Square is going to help make it happen. And yeah, it’s a little bit confusing.
Mobile payments provider Square has apparently filed confidential paperwork for an initial public offering. This could give the company the additional capital it needs to build out new initiatives, including a wireless device that accepts payments from Apple Pay. Learn more at Bloomberg.
Get ready to pay with your iPhone at the flea market, because the company just announced a mobile Apple Pay reader built by Square. Apple also announced a whole host of new big box stores that will accept Apple Pay. And to top it all off: Passbook is now called Wallet.
Seamless changed the way we order food. And now Square wants to change it all over again with Caviar, a premium courier service for restaurant deliveries that's finally going nationwide—and mobile. The Caviar app just came out, and it basically lets you order food from all the restaurants that aren't on Seamless.
Four years ago the Clean Bottle arrived with a true innovation: a removable cap on either end that made it incredibly easy to properly clean. A few years later an upgraded version called the Square arrived that swapped curves for a rectangular design that wouldn't roll away if dropped. And now its creators are…
The Poynt Smart Terminal is like a one-size-fits-all payments system. It has an NFC antenna, a magnetic swipe reader, a Bluetooth antenna, a QR code reader, a printer for receipts, and even an Android tablet to boot. So not matter how the future of payments pans out, you'll be able to get your dang cup of coffee.
Facebook Messenger has a friend-to-friend payment feature in the works, and it's already set up in the app. It's just not turned on for the general public.
Magnetic strips are an outdated credit card tech. In the future, we'll hopefully all be on chip-based smart credit cards that help prevent fraud. To that end, Square's got plans to push out a new version of its mobile credit card reader that can read the EMV smart cards that will be adopted by banks like Chase and…
9to5Mac has obtained some convincing evidence that Amazon's working on its own credit card swipers, aiming its sights at incumbent Square for payments-on-the-go. Because if you're not going to buy from Amazon, at the very least they can handle the money.
Yesterday Square gave up on Wallet and introduced Square Order. Now it's bringing the new Square Feedback into the mix. It'ss a product businesses can enable that adds a prompt for feedback to the email or text message receipts they send to customers. A "how did we do" right on the receipt.
Square, the pay-by-smartphone credit card swiper, just announced Works With Square, a program encouraging partners to build accessories to go with the payment ecosystem. First to launch is Griffin's Merchant Case + Square Reader, an iPhone case that incorporates the Square reader in both swiping and storage positions.
Friend buy you a coffee when you had no cash? Now you can pay her back on the spot with Square's new mobile payment system, Square Cash.