Square is looking to expand beyond North America by making its Register point-of-sale software available to businesses worldwide.
If you've ever wanted to offer gift cards at your business, you've probably hit some roadblocks. For one, there's the price - third-party providers charge up to $3.50 per card.
Snapchat has teamed up with Square to enable users to send each other money through the Photo sharing app.
Square has announced plans for a new chip card reader that will retail with a $29 price tag and replace its current free-of-charge mag-strip-only dongle.
E-commerce marketplace Etsy is setting its sights on the real world, entering the crowded mPOS market with its own app and card reader combo.
Today, Cash adds the ability to send or request money from anyone nearby using Bluetooth LE technology.
Square has raised $150 million in a funding round, led by the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, that values the payments firm at $6 billion, according to the New York Times.
Square has revamped its Cash P2P payments app, enabling users to send and receive money via text. Meanwhile, reports suggest that Jack Dorsey's firm is in the process of raising some cash itself, talking to potential investors about a $200 million funding round.
The world's largest retailers employ armies of statisticians and analysts to help them increase sales. Today, Square levels the playing field for merchants of all sizes by adding Square Analytics to its complete Register service.
Square is ramping up its small business financing programme after securing investment from Victory Park Capital.
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