This is unlike the card reader we are used to seeing, though. That little dongle that connected to your 3.5 mm headset jack is still included, but seems archaic next to the newest, baddest payment system.
Serial entrepreneur Jack Dorsey must have the magic touch. After leaving Twitter for another venture, the microblogging service's co-founder hit the jackpot anew, this time with mobile payment processor Square.
Square Wallet app now being accepted at 7,000 Starbucks locations
Starbucks customers sporting an Android smartphone can now choose to pay for their coffee fix using the official Starbucks app or the Square Wallet app. And while they both have the convenience of not having to swipe your card, the Square Wallet app does have an extra perk.
Square is going international, with Canada as its first market outside US
Square is revolutionizing the mobile payments business. The company lets business and store owners accept payments through their iPhone, iPad or Android device through an add-on accessory. Initially launched in the U.S., Square is gradually opening to an international market, with Canada as its first step.
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