Square, the company best known for its card transaction processing service and its associated POS software, is changing its name to Block.
COMPANY NEWS: Snowflake, the data cloud company, today announced the Financial Services Data Cloud, which unites Snowflake’s industry-tailored platform governance capabilities, Snowflake- and partner-delivered solutions, and industry-critical datasets, to help financial services organisations revolutionise how they use data to drive business growth and deliver better customer experiences.
Global payments provider Square is set to buy Australia’s buy now pay later platform Afterpay in a deal which values the company at $39 billion.
Customer experience automation vendor ActiveCampaign has launched a US$2 million developer fund to support app developers who create tools that will help ActiveCampaign's customers.
The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed US$17.3 trillion in 2026, from US$14.8 trillion in 2021- a growth of 28%, according to a new global report.
Payments provider Square has announced three new developer tools: Web Payments API, Loyalty API, and early access to the Snippets API for Square Online.
Card payments company Square is set to roll out Square Loans in Australia, a program designed to help small businesses grow by giving them quick and simple access to funds.
Card payments company Square reports a significant increase in the proportion of businesses that are effectively cashless.
Global fintech company Square is expanding its hardware portfolio in Australia in a move it says will better cater to larger sellers with more complex needs.
Working from home has come at a cost to their productivity for some home workers, with a new survey finding that 48% of respondents reporting their work productivity decreasing.
Australian fintech company The Payment App says it has set its sights on challenging global giants PayPal and Square with the launch of an innovative new payment platform.
Square – originally famous for its compact payment card readers – is steadily expanding into the omnichannel commerce market.
Payment processor Square's CEO Jack Dorsey visited Melbourne to launch the Square Terminal payments device.
Payments provider Square has announced integration with MYOB's Essentials and AccountRight accounting systems.
Payments company Square has announced it is "expanding operations in Australia (and) opening a new, larger headquarters to support the growing team in Melbourne, which will include the company’s first engineering hub outside North America".
It's hip to be Square as the company expands its local presence, introduces "more products and services" and rolls out Square Stand availability across Australia via online and Officeworks.
Tap2App lets merchants use NFC-enabled smartphones as credit and debit card readers without plug-ins or wireless hardware, as seen with competing devices, and it is being available first in Australia and NZ.
You were told “don’t be a square” when young, but with a “first-of-a-kind” offer for mobile payments, Vodafone wants you to think inside the Square.
Victoria's Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis took advantage of an invitation to speak at the Fujitsu World Tour's Melbourne leg to encourage the company to relocate to Melbourne.
Square has completed a year in Australia and has serviced more than 60,000 merchants with its Square Point of Sale, Square Reader, Square Invoices, Employee Management, Virtual Terminal, E-Commerce, and Payment APIs.
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