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Square launches faster card swipe machine

Kelly Dilworth

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.

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