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What’s next for Square after Jack Dorsey’s move?

SAN FRANCISCO >> As Jack Dorsey heads to Twitter to steer that company through a rocky patch, his other company, Square, is staring down a future that just got a whole lot murkier. Square, financial services, merchant services aggregator and mobile payments firm,...

Is Acquiring Dead Meat or a Tasty Morsel?

Sectors have a lifecycle that runs in stages from introduction to growth, maturity, decline and eventually death. The adverse publicity recently piled on the merchant acquiring sector evokes an image of vultures circling over the major firms, awaiting a roadside feast...

Payments? Nah, We’re a Tech Company

At The Electronic Transactions Association’s October 2014 Strategic Leadership Forum, I moderated a panel on the changing acquiring landscape, and how technology and technology solutions and services are permeating payments through­ out the various channels and...