Square payment technical glitch leads to business owner losing thousands of dollars

Square Payments - Coffee Shop

Owner of a Toronto-based mobile coffee shop says she lost $14k in payments made through Square. Monica Mustelier, a Toronto business co-owner of Little Havana mobile coffee shop lost CA$14,000 (US$10.5k) to a Square payment technical glitch and it seems that Mustelier may not be the only one. Square won’t say if the issue is widespread. According to CBC News, a glitch in the popular Square payment technology is causing financial frustration for some of the mobile payment company’s users. When asked if it is a widespread issue or if…

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Mobile payments from Square step out of the U.S. and into Canada

Jack Dorsey, co founder of Twiitter

This international step was taken by Jack Dorsey, of Twitter fame. Co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, is taking Square for an international leap, expanding it outside of the American borders and into the fast moving Canadian mobile payments marketplace. This effort is to help to expand Dorsey’s vision that “commerce is easy for everyone”. It is his belief that Canada is primed and ready to use his most recent technology startup. The launch of Square, a free mobile payment credit card reader, has now made its way into Canada, two…

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