Tag: Square

Square Hiring New Crypto Engineers Who Will Be Paid In Bitcoin

Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted Wednesday night that his company is looking for several crypto employees. He said the hired candidates will focus on a cryptocurrency ecosystem that is independent of its own objectives.

Business Tech March 21, 2019

Jack Dorsey On Donald Trump And On His CEO Jobs At Twitter And Square

Jack Dorsey thinks that Donald Trump using Twitter is 'fascinating.' Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, has no plans of leaving any of the two companies.

Business Tech December 7, 2016

Square Beats Analysts' Estimate, Reports $374 Million Q4 Revenue

Square reported a revenue of $374 million for the fourth quarter of 2015, beating analyst expectations of only $345 million. The growth was aided by the strong performance of the company's core mobile payments business and its software and data products division.

Business March 10, 2016

Caviar For Teams Offers Easy Catering For Large Events

Caviar has announced a new service called Caviar For Teams, aimed at catering large events for companies. Previously, the company offered catering for meetings or small events, but Caviar For Teams greatly expands on the service.

Apps/Software February 9, 2016

Twitter And Square CEO Jack Dorsey Shares His Secrets To Managing A Very Busy Life

Jack Dorsey, CEO of both Twitter and Square, is a very busy man. In a question and answer session with Product Hunt, he revealed how he is able to manage his daily activities without being overwhelmed.

Business December 28, 2015

New Square Reader With Apple Pay Support Launches At Select Businesses

Eventually the wireless readers will be pretty much everywhere, if history's any indication.

Gadgets November 23, 2015

Square IPO At $9 Per Share Puts Startup's Valuation At $2.9 Billion

Mobile payments processing company Square Inc. priced its 27 million shares at $9 each during its highly anticipated initial public offering on Wednesday. This is lower than the $11 to $13 price range the company had set in a regulatory filing earlier this month.

Money November 19, 2015

A $197M Donation: Jack Dorsey Is Giving Back One Third Of His Stocks In Twitter To Employees

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey is giving back one third of the Twitter stocks he owns, equivalent to about 1 percent of the company stocks, back to its employees. This would be a much needed morale booster for the social network's employees.

Business October 23, 2015

Yahoo Chief Development Officer Poached To Run Square Capital: Great For Square, Bad For Yahoo

Yahoo lost a number of senior execs to Google and Facebook, and Jack Dorsey’s payment company is next in line. Jackie Reses was appointed overseer of Square Capital on Monday, and the financial expert will navigate Square through its IPO.

Business October 21, 2015

Square Files For IPO: Can Jack Dorsey Manage Two Public Companies At Once?

Square Inc. has officially filed for an IPO. Is Dorsey's divided attention a risk for the two companies, Square and Twitter, he is now running?

Business October 15, 2015

Twitter Now Allows Political Donations Through Tweets

Twitter's new 'contribute' feature will prove to be useful in garnering campaign support and resources for the upcoming 2016 presidential elections.

Internet September 15, 2015

Square Launches Appointments App To Consolidate Booking And Scheduling For SMBs

Square has launched another iOS-only iteration of its booking application, which can work in conjunction with its other products, such as Square Dashboard and Square Register.

Apps/Software August 27, 2015

Square Cash Launches Apple Watch App

Get ready to send money from your wrist. The money exchange app Square Cash now lets you send and receive money right from your Apple Watch.

Apps/Software August 19, 2015

Square Reportedly Files For IPO: What's Next For Jack Dorsey?

Bloomberg reports Jack Dorsey’s Square has confidentially filed for IPO, but could the Twitter interim CEO juggle heading both companies at once?

Business July 25, 2015

Magic Johnson to Join Square's Board of Directors This Summer

Square has tabbed the basketball Hall of Famer to help diversify its outreach, taking him onto the board of directors.

Movies/TV Shows June 18, 2015

15-Minute Delivery Service Fastbite Launches In NYC

Square's affordable 15-minute delivery service Fastbite launches today in select Manhattan locations — but how affordable is it?

Apps/Software June 18, 2015

Square Using Customer Data To Create Ad Campaigns For Small Merchants With Square Marketing

Square has launched a marketing tool that lets small businesses target customers who shop in their stores through email promotions. Square Marketing uses customer data to build email campaigns for the small merchants.

Apps/Software April 7, 2015

Square Cash Now Allows Payments To Businesses Via $Cashtags

Square has made its peer-to-peer payments system Square Cash available to businesses. Companies can accept payments via unique $Cashtags for a 1.5 per cent fee.

Apps/Software March 23, 2015

This app lets you order your coffee as quick as humanly possible

The Square app unveiled a new service that lets you not only pre-order coffee, but alerts your barista when it's time to brew it so that it's hot when you arrive.

Internet Culture October 8, 2014

Square receives $150 million in fresh round of funding

There’s a lot of competition in the payment industry but Square’s not about to be pushed around, not with $150 million on its side after a funding round.

October 6, 2014

BlackBerry Passport smartphone pricing aims to undercut rivals

BlackBerry offers consumers a $50 perk for picking up its square-faced smartphone, undercutting the prices of the latest offerings from Apple and Samsung. BlackBerry continues its efforts to grow a loyal following for its hardware and a larger installed base for its software.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 22, 2014

Square spurned $3 billion offer from Apple: Hello Apple Pay

Square rejected Apple's $3 billion offer to acquire the company ahead of the unveiling of the Apple Pay, which will now be competing with Square's products for payment solutions.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2014

Why is BlackBerry Passport so square? BlackBerry has an explanation.

Blackberry explains why the Passport is square and dares you to imagine the possibilities as the device promises to take you on the best business trip you've ever had.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 8, 2014

Square cries SOS, considers sale to Google, Apple and others after $100 million loss

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey may have a flop on his hands with start-up Square. After the company reported a $100 million loss for last year, reports surfaced that Square may be looking to sell. New reports hint that Square has approached Apple and Google.

Business April 22, 2014

Jack Dorsey join Disney's board of directors

Jack Dorsey has joined Disney's board as an independent director.

Business December 24, 2013

Jack Dorsey plays Santa to Square by gifting 10 percent of his shares

The CEO of Square, Jack Dorsey, has gifted 10 percent of his shares back to the company.

Business December 22, 2013

Square beefs mobile payment offerings by acquiring Evenly

Evenly is just a year old start-up and was designed to take care of the headache involved in splitting bills among friends.

Deals December 12, 2013

Square's new credit card reader promises to keep merchants happy

Square outs thinner, lighter, better performing credit card reader.

Gadgets December 9, 2013

ViewFinder team to help Square with "seller initiatives," NYC expansion

The team behind the photo-sharing and group messaging app Viewfinder will work on Square's "seller initiatives" and will also help the company expand its presence in New York.

Deals December 6, 2013

Payment start-up Square plans IPO in 2014

Speculations are high that Square is considering launching its IPO in 2014.

Money November 7, 2013

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