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As Square Hits the Mainstream, Jack Dorsey Reminisces About His Punk Rock Roots


Remember when no one could talk about Square without giggling at the word “dongle”? Well, after a couple years, the mobile payments startup seems to have outgrown that awkward adolescent phase. Last week, Square dominated Metro section headlines with talk of its pilot program to test the company’s iPad credit card system in New York City yellow cabs. And last night’s launch of a new iPad app called Square Register, which offers merchants data analysis and additional operational capabilities, seems like another step towards mainstream adoption.

As TechCrunch reports, the app makes an even stronger case for Square as a viable alternative to a mainstream cash register by giving merchants the same functionality available to your average big box retailer: Read More