Point of sale

Apple squared, (four)squared

What should Apple do with its $110 billion pile of cash? Buy Foursquare and Square, says Mor Naaman. Apple would immediately become a giant payments company, and it could completely take over the local point-of-sale market. In this article, Naaman makes his case for the deal.

Own raises $1.2M to remake the point-of-sale terminal

Own, a Detroit-based startup, is building its own tablet-based point-of-sale technology that enables merchants to tie all of their payments, analytics, social media and deals into one experience. It just announced $1.2 million in seed funding and is moving its headquarters to San Francisco.