Soon, when you pay using your Visa card, instead of hearing that eerie and familiar beep coming from the payment terminal, you might, or might not, hear a heartwarming chime. The new sound is Visa’s latest brainstorm in the card…
Points hackers – you know, the ones who earn free flights, hotel rooms and luxurious perks from their credit card spend – know just how to maximize their plastic. They use it for everyday purchases, pile their bills onto their…
Several months ago, my favorite coffee shop in Austin switched from using a traditional credit card reader to the free Square device that attaches to an iPhone. I groaned when I saw it. Every time I swipe my card through a Square reader, the whole transaction feels slower and more cumbersome and often takes a few tries to get right.
This week, Square introduced a new product, the Square Stand, designed to fix that problem and make transactions faster and more seamless.