12/24/2013, Infamous media giant Walt Disney has announced that effective immediately, it has elected Twitter chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey as an independent director on its board. The seat Dorsey occupies now once belonged to a former chief technology officer of Cisco, Judith L. Estrin, who served on Disney’s board for 15 years, the maximum number of years for which one member can occupy the seat. Dorsey will stand for election when […]
12/09/2013, Not all credit card readers are created equal, as the creators of Square will tell you that. Square has already made the leap across the Pacific to Japan, despite the fact that this credit card reader has not garnered that much attention to date. Well, perhaps things will change for the more exciting this time around with the introduction of a totally new Square Reader to kick things off. This […]
07/07/2013, Square Stand is a new point-of-sale system that's compatible with second and third generation iPads. It costs $300 and will be sold through Apple Retail Stores as well as being sold online.
01/03/2013, When you make a trip to Starbucks, a coffee beverage is probably one of the first things one your mind. Depending on the circumstances, you might decide to treat yourself with a pastry. But if you were looking for a credit card reader that allows you to accept payment on the fly, you were out of luck for years. Today, those of you who were looking to purchase a cup […]
08/07/2012, Starbucks, the coffee giant has decided to team up with Square in order to accelerate mobile payments in a groundbreaking partnership in order to further stimulate small business growth, while attempting to enhance the payment experience for millions of customers. Amidst the partnership terms will include the ability for customers to pay using Square, Square’s payer application. This will happen later this fall, and you will be able to pick […]
03/06/2012, New York – the city that never sleeps, is one of the modern landmarks which most folks would want to visit at least once in their lives. Well, for those who take cabs every single day while they are in New York might want to take note of a new payment platform from Square. This new payment method will see taxi drivers be endowed with an iPhone of their own, […]
08/23/2011, Don’t you just hate it when you go to a restaurant, place your order with the waiter, and after emphatically conveying to the waiter three times that you do not want parsley in your salad, it comes covered with the stuff?
05/23/2011, Square, the mobile payment company that was co-founded by the creator of Twitter, recently paraded their technology that could very well see cash registers being rendered as obsolete in the future – helping save the environment as well since there are no paper receipts left for you to deal with. Some might greet this news with cheers, while others who prefer old school record keeping methods might want to reconsider […]
01/17/2011, Folks who have been thinking of creating accessories that use Apple’s proprietary dock connector might be scared off by the costs associated with it. Of course, some folks have got around it by using the 3.5mm headset jack at the top of the iPhone, such as the Square payment system. Now the smart folks over at the University of Michigan have been busy with Project HiJack that figures out how […]
10/21/2010, Everything wasn’t rosy recently for the Square mobile payment system. It was discovered that the current version interfered with the iPhone’s antenna due to contact with its own metal fitting. Square has just released an updated version of the product that is now compatible with the iPhone 4, thanks to the use of a plastic fitting instead of metal. The device is already shipping and Square will ship the reader […]
09/08/2010, We’ve seen a few iPhone credit card payment systems recently, and now other platforms will be getting the credit card love too, in the form of ROAMpay from QuickPay Merchant Services. ROAMpay is a credit card machine that supports iOS, Android and BlackBerry. Users will be able to key in transactions and generate receipts after that. Real-time authorization for Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express is also included. Check out […]
08/26/2010, Credit card accessories for the iPhone are getting more focus nowadays, especially since Jack Dorsey’s Square iPhone payment system was introduced a while back. Now the folks over at Intuit and Mophie have come up with the Complete Credit Card Solution for iPhone, which is a $179 package that includes Mophie’s phone case that accepts credit cards, and version 3.0 of Intuit’s GoPayment app. Users will be able to quickly […]
06/14/2010, Cell phone manufacturers recently seem to have a thing for square-shaped cell phones, as evidenced by the Motorola FLIPOUT and Mirosoft’s KIN One. Nokia isn’t one to be left out, as it has just launched its X5 in Singapore, a square-shaped slider phone. We’re aware that Nokia already has an X5 over in China, but this one is obviously different. Detailed specifications weren’t mentioned, but we do know that it’ll […]
05/11/2010, All you aspiring businessmen out there must have been waiting for the day that your iPhone could go one step further in helping you grow your business, and now the release of the Square Payment System is here. Aside from Apple’s iPhone, Square will also support the iPad and Android devices as well, so if you’re running an Android-powered device, you won’t be left out. The app is already available in […]