Posts Tagged ‘Square’

Mobile payment startup Square lands $100 million venture investment

The infusion from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, announced Wednesday, values the 18-month-old company — which turns a smartphone or iPad into a credit-card reader — at more than $1 billion. View full post on Business Stories

Will Microsoft and Adobe Square Off Against Google?

When Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer visited Adobe’s offices to meet with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen on Thursday afternoon, rumors began circulating that Microsoft was negotiating the purchase of Adobe. The meeting agenda reportedly included discussions about Apple, suggesting Ballmer wanted to talk about Microsoft buying Adobe as a bid to be more competitive against Apple. […]