Square

Square mobile payments go live in Japan

Square mobile payments go live in Japan

Mobile payments provider Square has reached its third market, going live in Japan today. The launch - in partnership with Sumitomo Mitsui Card Corporation - marks Square's first spread outside of North America, where it has been operating in the US and Canada from 2010. As there, the Japanese service will accept swiped payments via the Square Reader, a dongle that plugs into the headphone jack of an iOS or Android device.

Continue Reading

Square “Business in a Box” ousts old payment providers with $299 bundle

Square “Business in a Box” ousts old payment providers with $299 bundle

Square has launched Business in a Box, a hardware bundle targeting small businesses looking to ditch their existing payments provider, and instead take up with the Square Register in a simple to deploy package. The $299 bundle includes a pair of Square Readers and a secure iPad stand to turn the tablet into a point-of-sale machine, as well as an iPad controlled cash drawer for those customers who refuse to swipe like Square wishes they would.

Continue Reading

Square Mobile Payments hit Verizon: iOS and Android card readers ahoy

Square Mobile Payments hit Verizon: iOS and Android card readers ahoy

This week the folks at Verizon have revealed their new collaborative efforts with Square and the Square Card Reader - mobile payments made utterly easy! This little device plugs in to the headphone jack on your iOS or Android device and allows you to take payments via credit card or Square Gift Card - easy as pie. The actual device costs less than the credit you get on your Square account (good as cash, essentially) at $9.97 (with $10 Square credit on your account when you start it up) - sound alright to you?

Continue Reading

Square mobile commerce device launched in Canada

Square mobile commerce device launched in Canada

Square, maker of the nifty little commerce gadgets that plug into a mobile device's headphone port, has announced the availability of its Mobile Card Reader in Canada. The Mobile Card Reader allows businesses and individuals to accept credit card payments directly from their iOS or Android smartphone or tablet. The device is free.

Continue Reading

Square ends New York taxi iPad pilot program

Square ends New York taxi iPad pilot program

Back in March of this year, Square kicked off a pilot program for mobile payments inside taxis in New York City. The trial program used custom-fitted iPads that were placed in the back of taxis inNew York City. The iPads were equipped with software to show the current location of the taxi and fare cost. The iPad had a credit card scanner that allowed users to pay for the ride right on the iPad.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7