All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘payment’

Twitter Tips Big Ecommerce Move

Rumor has it, Twitter is planning a big move into the realm of ecommerce – and this is a pretty big hint that the company is headed in that direction. A handful of users spotted something interesting in their mobile settings today – a ‘Payment & Shipping’ tab buried betwixt other security preferences. When tapped, it doesn’t do anything…yet. Check …

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Amazon May Be Readying Its Own Card Reader

Is Amazon preparing to unveil a Square competitor? According to reportedly leaked documents from office supplies retailer Staples, Amazon is about to put a card reader on the market. The documents reference an “Amazon Card Reader” alongside other established players like PayPal, Square, and Staples’ own mobile payments reader. According to 9to5Mac, the product is being listed at $9.99. Though …

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Hey Small Businesses – Square Stand Is Only $99

This is a public service announcement for small business owners out there – Square had drastically reduced the price for their point of sale system, Square Stand. Starting today, you can purchase the all-in-one POS for just $99. When Square first launched Square Stand back in May, it was $299. Start the New Year with a point of sale made …

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Square Hit with Cease and Desist Order in Illinois

Mobile payments startup Square has apparently run afoul of the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation. In a cease and desist order sent to Square, the Illinois department says that Square is “engaged in the business of transmitting money in Illinois, as defined by the Act, without the required license.” The “act” that they refer to is the state’s …

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