Square's point-of-sale service goes global

Square's point-of-sale service goes global
In this Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, image Catherine Seay demonstrates the use of Square point-of-sale software at the Curators Coffee Gallery in central London. The financial services startup is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)

Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese.

The company, whose small cubic credit card reader can be used to turn a smartphone or a tablet into a portable sized till, isn't yet offering the distinctively shaped piece of hardware in Europe, CEO Jack Dorsey said at a press event in London on Thursday.

Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter Inc., declined to give a timeline for when the hardware would be available for Square's new international users.

Square says that its app—available for Android and Apple devices—now supports 130 currencies.


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