One Hour in Square’s World

What Are Those Circles? The circles represent single transactions going through the Square payments system during a one-hour period on a recent Thursday afternoon–the larger the circle, the bigger the dollar amount of the sale. These transactions happened around 4 p.m. Eastern. So think happy hour in New York, and lunch hour in San Francisco,…

Mobile Payment by Mastercard

MasterCard unveiled what it calls “the future of payments for consumers, merchants and partners” at the CTIA Wireless conference in New Orleans on May 2012. Here you may watch some new mobile payment technologies designed by Mastercard which personally I believe is similar to what “paypal” gets to offer for a long time. I was…