PayPal Here: PayPal’s Square Competitor is Here

We previously reported on rumors that PayPal was getting ready to launch a Square competitor. Now, the rumors have become reality, as today, PayPal unveiled PayPal Here. Like Square, it comes with a card reader you plug into your smartphone…

PayPal Rumored To Launch Square-like Smartphone Dongle

Now that Square’s off and running in the credit card-swiping-from-mobile-phone market, PayPal is realizing that they should probably get in on the action. According to sources that spoke to GigaOM, PayPal will announce on Thursday that it’s launching a service…

Square Register iPad App Promises “Everything” You Need To Run Your Business

Square has a new iPad app called Square Register, which it deems “everything you need to start, run and grow your business all in one free iPad app.” That’s a bold promise. Can it deliver? Well, lots of businesses are…

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…

Obama Campaign Using Square For Donations

President Obama’s 2012 Presidential campaign is reportedly using Square to accept donations. Politico reports: Campaign personnel are being issued Square mobile credit card readers, allowing them to process donations with their iPhone or Android phones, a campaign official tells POLITICO.…

1/8 Of U.S. Merchants Who Accept Credit Cards Are Using Square

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…

Square Is Glowing As New $100 Million In Funding Rolls In

“We now have lots of glowing @Squares,” tweeted Twitter co-founder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey this week, attaching the above image. Square does have plenty to be glowing about, as the company has secured a new $100 million round of…

Square Card Case Unveiled

Square made a couple of big announcements today. The company, run by Twitter co-Founder Jack Dorsey, unveiled Square Card Case and Square Register. The former is being touted as “your friendly neighborhood way to pay.” The concept behind the Card…

Square Gets Visa Backing

Square has received a new investment from Visa, which is the largest credit card company in the world. While the exact amount of the investment is unknown, it’s rumored to be in the millions. Square COO Keith Rabbois told the…

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Return Accompanied By Questions

After rumors suggesting as much, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced yesterday that he is indeed returning to Twitter in a day-to-day capacity. He will lead product as Executive Chairman of the company, while also keeping his role as CEO of…