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Topic: Square

Square opens up Square Cash payments to businesses in bid to compete with PayPal, Apple Pay

03/23/2015, 02:03 pm

Mobile payments service Square announced on Monday that businesses can begin accepting payments sent via Square Cash, an iPhone and Android app previously aimed exclusively at person-to-person transfers.


ShopKeep offering merchants free Apple Pay-compatible hardware in bid to compete with Square

12/15/2014, 11:12 am

ShopKeep on Monday updated its point-of-sale app for iPad to support Apple Pay contactless payments, and the company is also offering free Apple Pay-compatible hardware to new merchants who adopt its system.


Square merchants in the US post sales of $100M in a single day

12/10/2014, 01:12 pm

Small businesses using Square's popular iPhone- and iPad-connected credit card readers combined to sell more than $100 million worth of goods and services in a single day, the company announced on Wednesday.


Square plans to begin accepting Apple Pay with new NFC-compatible hardware in 2015

11/21/2014, 11:11 am

Though many viewed them as competitors, Square and Apple Pay will link up in 2015, as the point-of-sale service is working on a new cash register that will accept Apple's NFC-based payment system.


Square begins taking preorders for new chip card readers for iPhone, iPad

11/12/2014, 01:11 pm

As the U.S. credit card industry prepares for an upcoming switch to new cards with secure EMV chips, popular transaction provider Square is preparing to help retailers through the change, and is now accepting preorders for its new chip card-compatible readers.


iOS apps Square & IFTTT launch automation tie-up for merchants

07/24/2014, 09:07 am

Small businesses using Square's popular iPhone- and iPad-connected credit card readers now have a new way to connect the payments system to their other business processes, as Square and IFTTT on Thursday unveiled a new Square channel for the web automation service.


Apple 'considered' buying mobile payment firm Square, but Google deal seen as more likely

04/09/2014, 09:04 am

Both Apple and Google have reportedly had internal discussions about making respective offers to buy mobile payment company Square, though Google is seen as the more likely of the two to actually go through with a purchase.


Whole Foods to roll out iPad-based Square Stands

02/11/2014, 07:02 pm

Payments services company Square on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Whole Foods Market that will see the rollout of iPad-based Square Stands at select grocery store locations nationwide.


Square launches 'Market,' an e-commerce portal for local businesses

06/26/2013, 12:06 pm

Having already seen success by letting iPad and iPhone users process credit card payments on their devices, Square has rolled out Square Market, a new e-commerce portal that will bring it into competition with the likes of Amazon and eBay.


Square shows off new hardware stand that turns iPad into a register

05/14/2013, 01:05 pm

Mobile payment processor Square on Tuesday revealed a new hardware accessory for Apple's iPad: the Square Stand, which turns the popular tablet into a register capable of accepting credit card payments.


Square launches iPad-driven 'Business in a Box' hardware for $299

02/20/2013, 03:02 pm

Mobile payment processing company Square announced on Wednesday its new "Business in a Box" a product meant to serve as a full point-of-sale system for physical retailers, allowing them to accept payments and perform analytics on their businesses from one device.


Square deal with Starbucks highlights Apple's push to deliver Passbook in iOS 6

08/08/2012, 02:08 pm

The partnership announced between Starbucks and credit card processing service Square underscores the potential demand for mobile device payments, lending some light into why Apple is promoting its new Passbook app as a key feature in iOS 6.