Instant messaging giant Snapchat has announced a new feature that allows users to send money to their friends directly through Snapchat. The feature — called Snapcash — is the result of a partnership between Snapchat and Square, the mobile payment leader. Inspired by Square Cash, which allows users to send money to others by simply ... Read More »
Amazon has announced its own mobile card scanner known as Amazon Local Register. Amazon Local Register is a direct competitor to Square and its mobile card reader. In most ways, Amazon Local Register functions in the same way as Square, even using a similar design that plugs into a headphone jack. But Amazon has given ... Read More »
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that some of the most widely used Android applications are putting users’ personal data at risk, based on research conducted by computer security firm viaForensics.
According to the viaForensics report, Foursquare, Netflix, LinkedIn and Square all store various forms of personal information in plain text form on ... Read More »
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Square is a simple payment utility for everyone. The service allows just about anyone with a smartphone to take card payments everywhere they go. Square is both a software and hardware solution. The application is free in the Android Market and the card swipe dongle will also be offered for free.
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