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    Apple Pay targets US retail and transport expansion

    December 7th, 2016

    Apple Pay is now accepted by 35% of US retailers, representing about 4m locations across the country, Apple VP Jennifer Bailey has revealed during the Re/code Code Commerce event in San Francisco. Square CEO Jack… More

    NFC mobile payment users tip more, says Square

    July 8th, 2016

    Customers who pay using NFC mobile payments are more likely to leave a tip, according to a survey by mobile POS provider Square. 73% of customers tipped when using NFC mobile payments compared to 71% who tipped using EMV and 67% who paid using magnetic stripe cards at the point of sale. More

    Square offers weekly payment plan for contactless readers

    June 2nd, 2016

    Square’s contactless chip reader can now be paid for in instalments of US$1 per week for 60 weeks. “We know that cash can be tight as you are getting your business up and running but that doesn’t mean you should miss out on the best technology available,” the company says. CEO Jack Dorsey revealed in March 2016 that Square has received more than 350,000 pre-orders for the reader. The company began rolling out its first contactless readers in November 2015.

    Square “betting big on NFC”

    March 11th, 2016

    Square has received more than 350,000 pre-orders for its contactless chip reader, CEO Jack Dorsey revealed during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call. “We’re seeing a huge demand for the reader and we’re taking full advantage of the shift to chip cards and contactless,” Dorsey said. “We want to be able to associate our logo with the ability to pay with your phone. We’re betting big on NFC.” Square began rolling out its contactless readers in November 2015.

    Square offers free NFC mPOS readers

    June 10th, 2015

    Square will give away 250,000 of its NFC mPOS terminals unveiled during Apple’s WWDC this week. “We need to push hard on getting readers to businesses, which is why we are giving 250,000 of the first wireless readers away for free,” Square CEO Jack Dorsey told Fortune, with readers available to buy in Apple stores “come the fall”.

    Square Register to support NFC

    November 25th, 2014

    Square will add support for Apple Pay mobile payments sometime in 2015, the company’s founder Jack Dorsey has told CNN. “We’re not building a credit card. We’re not building a payment device. We’re building a [cash] register, and this register accepts all these forms of payment,” Dorsey explained.

    Square processes a billion payments

    November 10th, 2014

    US mobile payments provider Square has now processed a total of one billion payment transactions. “Who made the billionth swipe? A merchant in Sacramento that’s been using Square for two years,” founder Jack Dorsey reveals.

    Visa unveils mobile payment best practice guidelines

    May 2nd, 2011

    The card giant has set out best practices and minimum standards for encryption and made clear the solution provider’s responsibilities to secure cardholder data when mobile devices are used to accept payment. More

    NFC news in brief • 7 March 2011

    March 7th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Norwegians ready to ditch cash • Airtag raises €4m • Cassis signs TSM deals • Intel invests in NFC firm • NEC introduces NFC POS device • AT&T adds ShopAlerts • Square hits $1m a day More

    Twitter founder invents… a mag stripe card reader

    Twitter founder invents… a mag stripe card reader

    December 1st, 2009

    The new venture from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been the source of much speculation ever since tech blog Mashable posted a photograph of a new iPhone payments system that he was working on. Even… More

    Twitter founder adding mobile payments to iPhones via NFC?

    Twitter founder adding mobile payments to iPhones via NFC?

    November 6th, 2009

    Twitter chairman and cofounder Jack Dorsey is working on a new start up that is developing an iPhone attachment which will enable iPhones to be used to make payments, according to recent reports. Believed to… More