141 results about this entity

Period: 08 Dec 2016 - 24 Apr 2024


Square extends offline payments to all hardware devices

Offline payments, Square’s no-connection-required solution to deliver continuous commerce connectivity, is now available to Square sellers using every hardware device, and in every country.


Nuvei teams up with Cash App

Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: NVEI) (TSX: NVEI), the Canadian fintech company, announces today that is has partnered with Cash App, a fast and simple payment method that enables U.S. customers to make online payments either by scanning a simple QR code or by tapping Cash App Pay during the checkout process.


Block latest fintech to cut staff

Block is laying off around 1000 employees, many of them at the Square and Cash App units, according to press reports.


Venmo, Zelle and Cash App leave users vulnerable to fraud - Manhattan DA

Manhattan's district attorney has written to the firms behind Venmo, Zelle and the Cash App, calling on them to up their security measures in the face of growing fraud.


Block's self-custody bitcoin wallet launches globally

Bitkey, the self-custody bitcoin wallet built by Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ), launched today in more than 95 countries across six continents, widening access to self-custody and empowering people around the world to truly own and manage their bitcoin easily and safely.


Square releases Tap to Pay on iPhone across the UK

Square today launched Tap to Pay on iPhone across the UK, making it the third market globally where Square will offer the technology to its sellers.


Financial Technology Association names Block's Tom Manatos board chair

The Financial Technology Association (FTA) today announced Tom Manatos, Head of Federal Affairs at Block, as Chair of FTA’s Board of Directors.


CFPB proposes oversight of Big Tech digital wallets

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wants to regulate tech giants such as Apple and Google that offer digital payment apps and wallets.


Square introduces ten new generative AI features

Today, Square announced 10 new generative AI features that sellers can use now to automate operations, speed up workflows, and regain time.


Square outage leaves sellers unable to process payments

Square is suffering a major systems outage that has left sellers unable to access their accounts or process payments for more than 12 hours.


Block shuts European P2P payments brand Verse

Block is shutting down the Cash App's Verse brand in the EU and its BNPL platform Clearpay in Spain, France and Italy, citing disappointing growth and profitability.


Block sues Visa and Mastercard over interchange fees

Block is suing Mastercard and Visa over the interchange and other fees imposed by the duopoly on the Square payments platform.


Square Software launches Tap to Pay on Android

Square today launched Tap to Pay on Android for sellers across the U.S., Australia, Ireland, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom.


Square integrates with Open Table in the UK

Today, technology company Square announced a new integration across the UK with OpenTable, a global leader in restaurant technology.


Cash App founder Bob Lee killed in stabbing

Bob Lee, the founder of the Cash App and a former chief technology officer at Square died on Tuesday after he was stabbed in San Francisco.


Square names Samina Hussain-Letch as head of of industry relations and operations UK

Square announces that Samina Hussain-Letch has been named Head of Industry Relations and Operations UK at Square.


Block shares tank on attack from short seller Hindenburg

Shares in Block plunged by as much as 20% on Thursday after short seller Hindenburg Research set its sights on Jack Dorsey's payments firm, accusing it of facilitating fraud and "wildly" overstating Cash App users.


Square launches accelerator programme for Black and Latino entrepreneurs

Square has launched a business accelerator programme designed to provide Black and Latino retail entrepreneurs with funding, mentorship and coaching.


Block makes first social impact investment in the UK

Block Inc (NYSE: SQ), a global technology company with a focus on financial services, is making its first social impact investment in the UK, providing £2m capital to ART Business Loans (ART), which is being matched by well-established ethical lender Unity Trust Bank.


Big names back new Canadian fintech association

Mastercard, Square and Wise are among the members of a new not-for-profit group pushing for a "whole-of-government" approach to supporting Canada's fintech ecosystem.