Tag Archives: Square

Square scammed out of millions by woman selling bogus travel vouchers

Square has fared pretty well in the mobile payments business, and now the company, founded by Jack Dorsey, is preparing to go public. As part of that process, Square has given potential investors a deeper look at the risks and uncertainties that it regularly contends with. And while Square hasn’t dealt with too many unforeseen crises, one case mentioned in the ...

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Square working to rely less on Apple’s iPad, claims report

Square, the mobile payments service found in countless coffee shops across the country, may be working towards becoming less reliant on Apple’s products, according to a report from The Information. Square has allegedly been working on an Android tablet of its own that would replace the iPad-powered Square Registers used by many small businesses. Square’s plan would be to use the tablet ...

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Square Cash now lets you pay nearby friends over Bluetooth

Square Cash for iPhone and Android now lets you send money to nearby friends over Bluetooth Low Energy. Assuming you and a friend have Bluetooth turned on, nearby people now show up inside Square Cash’s Send / Request money screen. According to the company, being able to pay friends sitting at your dinner table — without adding all their emails ...

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Square May Follow Twitter Into IPO in Early 2014

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey may decide to take his Square credit card reader for smartphones public in 2014 following the success of the micro-blogging site’s IPO. Square CEO Jack Dorsey may take advantage of what seems to be a profitable market bubble for technology stocks by taking his mobile payments company public in early 2014 to follow the successful initial ...

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Square considers going public next year, says report

Square CEO Jack Dorsey shows off a Square product. (Credit: Daniel Terdiman/CNET) Mobile payments company Square may go public next year, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The company has been in discussions with banks, including Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley, about holding a 2014 initial public offering, a “person familiar with the matter” told the Journal. But, nothing ...

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