Square

Ideas

Jack Dorsey to Employees: Name-Dropping Makes You Look Dumb

Trying to push an idea 'because the boss wants it' strips you of authority and diminishes the idea's merit, Dorsey writes.
Social Media

Facebook to Host 5 'Boot Camps' This Summer to Woo Small Businesses

The social media giant is joining forces with Intuit, LegalZoom and Square in a cross-country bid to boost SMB success -- and the ad dollars SMBs spend on Facebook.
Payments

Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features

The mobile payments company announced today an offline function, an inventory tracker and a pre-order tool.
Mobile Payments

Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale

The mobile-payments company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has reportedly been talking to suitors about selling itself.
Innovation

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
Crowdfunding

This Startup Is Eyeing a Members-Only Bathroom in Times Square

Posh Stow and Go is currently hosting a crowdfunding campaign for its planned ultra-luxe restroom and storage facility slated to arrive in New York City's Times Square this June.
Square

Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

The company is said to have run into problems with at least one key projection of future performance.
Square

Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed Eyes $200 Million Stake in Square

The investment would value the mobile payments startup founded by Jack Dorsey at $5 billion.
Finance

Square Lands Its Next Big Deal: Whole Foods

A handful of Whole Foods locations across the country are implementing Square's payments system to give customers a way to pay for goods with their smartphones.
Amazon Kindle

Report: Amazon Developing Way for Stores to Use Kindle at Checkout

Amazon is reportedly seeking to enter the brick-and-mortar retail realm by repurposing its famed Kindles into a checkout system for smaller businesses.
Technology

Disney Adds Jack Dorsey to Its Board

The Twitter and Square founder is tapped to help Disney better use technology. Naturally, he responds with a cool tweet.
Finance

Square Releases a Better, Thinner Mobile Credit-Card Reader

The new reader is compatible with more devices and is available to new users for free.
Technology

Even Without Profit, Square Said to Be Eyeing IPO Next Year

With Twitter's IPO, this year and next are shaping up to be epic for co-founder Jack Dorsey -- and for his wallet.
Technology

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Steps Down From Square's Board of Directors

Former Goldman Sachs exec David Viniar replaces Howard Schultz on the board of the mobile payment startup.