Apple And Google Competing For Square?

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Last year, both Apple and Google approached the mobile payment company Square for acquisition. Square, the mobile payment company by Jack Dorsey, co-founder and co-creator of Twitter. In the past, there have been speculations that Google would be the probable buyer as it would want more information on the purchases that consumers make, both to check how well its ads work and to subsequently target those ads to people. This is one of the reasons why it launched Google Wallet, which is yet to catch popularity for payments. But people close to Dorsey doubt Google to be the buyer because of the sour past discussions over acquisition of Twitter and also Dorsey believes Square’s design values are more towards Apple. Read More

Square Debuts New iPad App and Web Based Analytics Tool for Merchants


Square, the hot startup launched by Jack Dorsey has recently announced a new iPad App and a web based analytics tool for merchants. If you don’t know about Square, it completely revolutionizes the way payments are made at stores across the globe. The free card reader just goes into the 3.5mm slot of your device and users are able to make payments instantly. With the new iPad App, things are about to change drastically. Read More