Campaign Donations Come to Twitter with the Help of Square Cash

Twitter and Square have partnered up to make it easier for political candidates to solicit campaign contributions via social media. Now, you can give directly to US candidates via a “contribute” button inside a tweet. “This is the fastest, easiest…

Square Gives Businesses New Appointments App

Square announced the launch of an appointments app for businesses, aptly called Square Appointments. The company first launched its appointment management tool a little over a year ago. “Difficulties with juggling schedules is a pain point we hear a lot…

Square Reportedly Files for IPO

Has payments company Square secretly filed to go public? That’s the word from Bloomberg, which quotes the ubiquitous sources familiar with the matter. Square was said to be gearing up for this for the past few months, with reports last…

Square Launches Dashboard Analytics App For iOS

Square just released a new Dashboard app aimed at making it easier for businesses to make decisions from their mobile devices based on data. The app has been in beta, but is now available to all. “During our beta program,…

Square Officially Launches Its Payroll Service

Square has just announced another tool for small businesses – but instead of dealing with how they get paid, it’s looking to help with how they pay their employees. Square has officially launched Square Payroll. Currently, the service is available…

It Looks Like Jack Dorsey Has a Big Decision to Make

Last week, Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo would be stepping down, surprising no one. Costolo’s last day is June 30, and on July 1 co-founder Jack Dorsey will take the reigns – on an interim basis. But is it…

Magic Johnson To Join Square’s Board of Directors

It’s been an interesting week for Square. Not long after it announced its new reader, which will feature Apple Pay, news came out that CEO Jack Dorsey is to take over the helm (on a supposedly interim basis) at Twitter,…

Apple Pay Gets Discover, Square, UK Launch [WWDC]

As you may know, Apple unveiled iOS 9 today, and that includes some updates to Apple Pay. For one, Discover will come on board starting in the fall, at which point Apple Pay will work with all major credit card…

Square Gives Small Businesses Attractive New Email Marketing Option

Square just announced a new service that might make email marketing service providers a little nervous. It’s called Square Marketing, and comes with an email marketing solution for small businesses, who use Square for payments. It’s unclear exactly how many…

Square Cash Gets Business-Friendly With ‘$Cashtags’

Square announced the launch of Square Cash for businesses in the U.S. Until now, the product has only been available to individuals. The company appears to be trying to kill checks, and so far, it’s made a pretty big splash…