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New App Will Let You Send Money via Email

Square Cash claims to be totally secure

(Newser) - Square 's latest payment service is as easy as sending an email. To send cash to someone else, users set up an account through Square by linking their debit card to their email address. Payments are then sent via email—addressed to the recipient, with cash@square.com in... More »

Starbucks to Take Mobile Payments Via Square

It's the first big chain to use new system

(Newser) - Starbucks will soon be the first national chain to let customers pay with Square's mobile payment application. Square was founded in 2009 by Jack Dorsey, the creator of Twitter. Users of the Square mobile payments app are currently mostly small businesses and individuals, meaning the partnership with Starbucks could... More »

PayPal Unveils Mobile Payments Service

'Paypal Here' will compete with 'Square'

(Newser) - PayPal has launched a mobile payments service that lets businesses accept credit cards using a small triangular card reader attached to an iPhone. Called PayPal Here, the service is similar to existing mobile payments services such as Square . Customers will be able to pay using credit cards, their PayPal accounts,... More »

Twitter Creator Unveils Phone Credit Card Reader

Dubbed 'Square,' the device will be free

(Newser) - Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey gave the public its first look at “Square” today, a free credit card reader that will plug into the headphone jack on your phone. Small business owners will be able to plug the 1-inch device into their phone, swipe their customer’s cards, and have... More »

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