Office Space

Square To Open East Coast Headquarters in SoHo

375 W. Broadway (Screengrab: Google Maps)

Square, the company that makes those little white devices that enable small businesses to accept credit card payments, has just announced they’ll be opening East Coast headquarters in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, at 375 W. Broadway.

Since expanding to the city in October 2012, Square’s New York staff have been working from the offices of 80/20, the design agency Square acquired, at 121 Greene St. The new office will enable the company’s New York team to expand to more than 350 employees, a press release said. Read More

Silicon Valley Dispatches

Silicon Valley’s Pretty Sure the Economy Is Just Dandy

Look at that vista. How could you not feel good about the world? (Photo: flickr.com/nagobe)

Listening to the presidential debates, it’s easy to feel bummed about the economy. But there’s a place–a bright, sunny place, far to the West, where the world feels as new as the money–whose denizens are feeling upbeat. That place is, of course, Silicon Valley.

The Mercury News reports that, according to a poll conducted by researchers at San Jose State University, Silicon Valley locals are feeling increasingly optimistic about the state of their state economy:  Read More