The recently revamped museum laid off 80 of its 435 paid positions today
Square cofounder Tristan O’Tierney tweeted last night that he was leaving the company after four years.
You’d think Twitter cofounder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey would be a whiz at social media. But his posts to Twitter’s young video-sharing service Vine are a mix of weirdly creepy and just-plain-boring clips.
In a blog post today, Biz Stone announced closing a funding round led by Spark Capital with participation from SV Angel. An elite group of individual investors also contributed, including Jack Dorsey, Bono, Reid Hoffman, Steven Johnson, Evan Williams, Al Gore, Greg Yaitanes, and Roya Mahboob.
Mobile payments business Square has debuted a new piece of hardware called the Square Stand that makes using an iPad as a cash register a more elegant solution.
Francoise Brougher, former vice president of SMB global sales and operations at Google, has joined Square as business lead to aid in the company’s growth operations.
Traditional payments systems are becoming obsolete as companies developer cheaper, more efficient, flexible alternatives.
Square CEO and Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey is already an incredibly successful businessman. But he has even more ambitions including that he wants to be mayor of New York City one day.
Square’s No. 2 exec steps out.
Twitter is reportedly aiming to release photo filters to be used inside its official Twitter app in time for the holiday season.
From Odeo and podcasts to a hackathon and the first seeds of what would become a globe-spanning social network, the Twitter creation story is perhaps the best-known example of the now-legendary startup pivot, the change that makes all the difference.
Editor’s Pick How did F.ounder’s organizers — a self-described failed entrepreneur, freelance journalist and unemployed asset manager — with no background in technology, convince some of the world’s top entrepreneurs to come to an unknown event at the far edge of Europe?
Editor’s Pick Peek.com launches to help travelers find and book the best experiences
Jack Dorsey needs to get something off his chest. He was never meant to keep his operational role at Twitter.
Will the funny man take the company to its IPO?
“Please keep your questions focused on Techonomy,” one of the media handlers said.
Editor’s Pick Jack Dorsey confessed something on stage here at Techonomy Detroit today: He hacked into the world’s largest dispatch company’s email system in order to get a job.
“I never wanted to be an entrepreneur,” Jack Dorsey revealed during his keynote at at DisruptSF to an audience of technology entrepreneurs. He dreamed of being a surrealist artist, a tailor or a sailor. For him, entrepreneurship lies at the intersection of all these childhood dreams.
Editor’s Pick After hearing chief executives Jack Dorsey and Howard Schultz discuss how the arrangement came to be, it seems like one of the most logical unions between tech and business in recent memory.
In surprising news tonight, mobile payments startup Square has announced an extensive partnership with Starbucks.
"Why won't you return my call?"
The mobile industry is at an exciting stage: There are enough smartphone customers that there’s a huge field of opportunity for device makers, carriers, and app makers, but the market is still fragmented enough that no one company dominates. In this kind of frothy market, the risks are high, but the potential payoffs are huge, too.
We’ve reported on how Jack Dorsey has been able to fulfill his lifelong love affair with dispatch systems by having credit card readers from his company, Square, installed in the back of 30 NYC taxi cabs. It’s part of a pilot program the city hopes will drive down fees. Today the company showed off its new custom design for NY cabbies: an iPad encased in black metal with a vertical slot for swiping credit cards. You can see it above.
It’s time to get excited for The Crunchies Awards. The final line-up of notable guests has been released, making us all the more excited to co-host this star-studded event.
The market has tested Twitter’s Promoted Products business model and found it good, chairman Jack Dorsey confidently asserted today at the Digital Life Design conference in Munich.
Mobile payments startup Square now has more than 1 million merchants charging credit cards with the service, the company announced today.
With a bevy of new profile features, Twitter is giving brands even more control over how they present themselves on the site.
Editor's Pick Thursday morning, Twitter started its launch of a brand-new interface.
Editor's Pick “I had a model girlfriend and a BMW. I wore a Rolex. But I was really miserable,” says Scott Harrison, founder of charity:water, on the period leading up to its genesis.
Mobile payments company Square announced that Sir Richard Branson is an investor today, after a Form D filed with the SEC recently confirmed its $100 million round of funding.
Editor's Pick Ryan Sarver had just come back to work after his wedding.
Twitter officially opened the doors of its New York office today, and even New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg showed up.
Earlier reports of mobile payments provider Square raising $100 million that arose in June are now confirmed thanks to a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mobile payments startup Square on Monday launched a new version of its iOS app that speeds up purchases and no longer requires signatures for payments under $25. The company also officially launched its Card Case app for customers who use Square merchants.