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Dorsey: Square To Support Apple Pay Next Year

Dorsey: Square To Support Apple Pay Next Year

By Chris Crum November 21, 2014

Square indicated in September that Square Register would eventually support Apple Pay, which officially launched last month. Founder Jack Dorsey reaffirmed Square’s support for the product in a CNN interview. Here’s a snippet from the article: Apple Pay and Square …

Mobile Payments Company Square Opens Up in Japan Mobile Payments Company Square Opens Up in Japan
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Japan, say hello to Square. The mobile payments platform has just announced that it is now available in your country. Square is available in Japan with the support and partnership of Sumitomo Mitsui Card Corporation (SMCC). Responsible for introducing Visa …

Twitter Finally Patents the Concept of Twitter Twitter Finally Patents the Concept of Twitter

Twitter – the actual concept of Twitter – is now patented. U.S. Patent 8,401,009 just went through, with Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone listed as inventors. It’s a vague and overarching concept of a “device independent message distribution platform,” first …

Watch Jack Dorsey’s ’60 Minutes’ Segment [VIDEO] Watch Jack Dorsey’s ’60 Minutes’ Segment [VIDEO]

Twitter co-founder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey was profiled on 60 Minutes last night, in a segment titled “The Innovator.” You can watch the full interview below, in which Dorsey talks Twitter, Square, and his desire to be the mayor …

Zuckerberg, Gates, Dorsey, and More Talk Programming Zuckerberg, Gates, Dorsey, and More Talk Programming
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A new campaign looks to teach people about a “superpower” that is only being taught in about 10% of U.S. schools. We’re talking about programming, and an array of high-profile tech figures and celebrities are throwing their support behind the …

Square Begins Its International Expansion Square Begins Its International Expansion

Square announced today that it has launched in Canada, marking its first step into international territory. “Canada is Square’s first market outside the US,” the company says in its announcement. “Over 2 million individuals and businesses can already accept credit …

Dorsey Reduces Role To One Day A Week At Twitter Dorsey Reduces Role To One Day A Week At Twitter

The New York Times ran a piece this week about Twitter, saying that CEO Dick Costolo is “essentially running the business alone,” and that co-founder Jack Dorsey, who returned to the company last year after leaving in 2008, has assumed …

Square Closes Series D Round Of Funding Square Closes Series D Round Of Funding

Square announced today that it has closed a Series D round of funding from Citi Ventures, Rizvi Traverse Management, and Starbucks Coffee Company. The company said in its announcement: One year ago, Square had approximately 150 employees and processed over …

Square And Starbucks Become Major Partners Square And Starbucks Become Major Partners
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Square announced that Starbucks has signed up for the service, which is obviously a HUGE step in major Square adoption. “Square began with a really simple idea: everyone should be able to accept credit cards,” said CEO Jack Dorsey, in …

Square Inc. Hits the Two Million User Mark Square Inc. Hits the Two Million User Mark
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Square Inc., Twitter co-found Jack Dorsey’s latest venture, has really taken off lately. Just about six months ago, the company reached a milestone of 1 million users. Today, they reached another milestone and now have over 2 million users. Annually …

Square is handling $5 Billion in Annual Sales Square is handling $5 Billion in Annual Sales

Back in April, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey announced that his newest venture, Square Inc was already processing about $5 billion worth of transactions per year, and being used at almost 10,000 stores around the country. Today, that number has doubled and …

Square Hires Tesla Executive; Plans to Double Staff Square Hires Tesla Executive; Plans to Double Staff

Bloomberg reports Square Inc. is making an effort to double their staff this year. Producing credit card readers for the mobile device industry, they handled over $4 billion in transactions just last year. Squares main competitors include Intuit Inc., and …

Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users

At 12:50 pm on March 21st, 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the first ever tweet. It said “just setting up my twttr.” Now, six years later, Twitter is an indelible part of millions of people’s lives. That’s right, …

Square Comes To New York City Cabs Square Comes To New York City Cabs

According to various reports, and confirmed by CEO Jack Dorsey via Twitter, Square is coming to Taxi cabs in New York City. Lauren Goode at AllThingsD reports that the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a proposal to get …

Twitter: Social Isn’t What Twitter Is Really About Twitter: Social Isn’t What Twitter Is Really About
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Twitter has historically tried to distance itself from the “social network” label. It hasn’t worked. People still think of Twitter as a social network. That’s not all that Twitter is considered, but if Twitter is not a social network, what …

1/8 Of U.S. Merchants Who Accept Credit Cards Are Using Square 1/8 Of U.S. Merchants Who Accept Credit Cards Are Using Square
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Square, the other company that Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey runs, which offers a device anyone can plug into their smartphones to accept credit cards, has announced that 1 million merchants are now using Square. According to Dorsey, only 8 million …

Can Twitter Beat Facebook and Google+? Can Twitter Beat Facebook and Google+?
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As you might imagine, there’s been a lot of talk about social networks at the Web 2.0 Summit, and particularly the escalating three-way battle among Facebook, Google and Twitter. While Google and Facebook have had their fair share of announcements …