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Even At A Party, Square CEO Jack Dorsey Is Working

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We spotted Square CEO Jack Dorsey Thursday night at a San Francisco fundraiser thrown by actress Eliza Dushku and blogger Ben Parr for ThriveGulu, a charity which helps victims of the Ugandan civil war. Dorsey is also the executive chairman of Twitter, and he's described his work schedule as...
Even At A Party, Square CEO Jack Dorsey Is Working

Dorsey on Reduced Role at Twitter: Move On, Nothing to See Here!

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Today on Tumblr, Twitter inventor Jack Dorsey clarified a story in the New York Times that seemed to imply that he had been sidelined from a more active recent role at the company. Among the issues raised by the piece, which was in a longer profile of CEO Dick...
Dorsey on Reduced Role at Twitter: Move On, Nothing to See Here!

Sun Glass

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I don’t think glasses are the answer. I think it might be a 10-year answer, but not in the next five years. Maybe if they’re in sunglasses or what not. Jack Dorsey talking to the New York Times’ Brian X. Chen about Google Glass...
Sun Glass

'Difficult To Work With,' Jack Dorsey's Role At Twitter Has Been 'Reduced'

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  Now we know how Jack Dorsey is handling two demanding jobs at two fast-growing companies. He's not, really. The Twitter cofounder made a triumphant return to the company in early 2011, after years away. Already chairman (after having originally been CEO), "executive" was appended to Dorsey's title to make it...
'Difficult To Work With,' Jack Dorsey's Role At Twitter Has Been 'Reduced'

Peek lets amateur tour guides plan a "perfect day" in their city of choice

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Maybe you live in a popular city for tourism, like New York or San Francisco, and you’re used to giving your list of favorite activities to out-of-town visitors. Or maybe you took the best trip of your life to a distant city, and want to share your tips and tricks...
Peek lets amateur tour guides plan a "perfect day" in their city of choice

Jack Dorsey gives us a brief look back at Squirrel, the Square that never was

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Before Jack Dorsey’s payment company was called Square, it was called Squirrel. This has been known for some time, but some new details were shared today by founder Jack Dorsey via Twitter. According to Jack Dorsey, payment service Square was almost called ‘Squirrel’ and the card reader dongle was made...
Jack Dorsey gives us a brief look back at Squirrel, the Square that never was

Square rolls out sleek new design for credit card readers in NYC taxi cabs

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We’ve reported on how Jack Dorsey has been able to fulfill his lifelong love affair with dispatch systems by having credit card readers from his company, Square, installed in the back of 30 NYC taxi cabs. It’s part of a pilot program the city hopes will drive down fees. Today the company...
Square rolls out sleek new design for credit card readers in NYC taxi cabs

Jack Dorsey Finally Explains Why Traffic Lights Drive Everyone Crazy

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Technology Review editor-in-chief Jason Pontin interviewed Twitter and Square cofounder Jack Dorsey last night at the Bluxome Street Winery in San Francisco. Dorsey said that great technology "gets out of the way completely." Pontin pressed him for an example. "San Francisco does a great job of timing lights," Dorsey said,...
Jack Dorsey Finally Explains Why Traffic Lights Drive Everyone Crazy
Fancy aspires to be the Amazon of social commerce

Twitter Partners with Reshma Saujani’s NYC High School Program, Girls Who Code

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(Photo: twitter/reshmasaujani) On its blog today, Twitter announced a new partnership aimed at changing that ratio. The company will be investing “time, energy and money,” to partner with Girls Who Code, a intensive program designed to get New York City high schoolers comfortable with software development. Girls Who Code was...
Twitter Partners with Reshma Saujani’s NYC High School Program, Girls Who Code

Crunchies Tickets On Sale Now

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It’s time! The first batch of tickets for the 6th Annual Crunchies Awards are available now. Tickets will be released in batches for the annual event honoring the best achievements in tech brought to you by GigaOM, VentureBeat and TechCrunch for general admission purchase. The Crunchies will return, with all...
Crunchies Tickets On Sale Now

After Facebook outbid Twitter for Instagram, Jack Dorsey stopped using it to post photos

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"Why won't you return my call?" Top venture capitalists and Mark Zuckerberg weren’t the only ones interested in high flying photo sharing app Instagram. Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, an early angel investor in Instagram, was also trying to buy the service in the months before Facebook paid $1 billion for...
After Facebook outbid Twitter for Instagram, Jack Dorsey stopped using it to post photos

Square's COO Keith Rabois Quits

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Square has lost a key executive, for unexplained reasons. Square has released a statement saying that its Chief Executive Officer Keith Rabois is leaving the company, lavishing praise on Rabois but refraining from saying why he left. Rabois, AllThingsD points out, has simply said that "it is better at...
Square's COO Keith Rabois Quits

This NYC Boutique Owner Says Square Is Just As Good As It Sounds

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Jack Dorsey's mobile-payments startup Square has been growing like crazy. Since June, payments processed are up 50 percent.It's an attractive option for small business owners because it takes a 2.75% cut on most transactions, which it splits with the banks, versus a higher fee owners pay out to use traditional...
This NYC Boutique Owner Says Square Is Just As Good As It Sounds
Square nabs PayPal VP just as the companies become direct competitors
'I Never Wanted To Be An Enterpreneur' Says Jack Dorsey

Why It Could Make Sense for Instagram to Take Sequoia Funding During Facebook Acquisition Talks

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Debate is already starting around Instagram's recently-announced acquisition by Facebook. e.g., Why the heck would Instagram sell a stake of its soon-to-be-acquired company to Sequoia (and Thrive, and Greylock, and Benchmark?) The reason is simple: playing chicken with a potential acquirer can drive a much higher valuation. And more importantly,...
Why It Could Make Sense for Instagram to Take Sequoia Funding During Facebook Acquisition Talks

Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

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Mayor Bloomberg and Mr. Dorsey. (Photo: nycgov.tumblr.com) Earlier today, Betabeat ventured downtown for a tech-world double whammy: Not just Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but also Google chairman Eric Schmidt were scheduled to speak. The pair were stopping by the joint headquarters of Boxee and Sidetour for a quick check-up on the state...
Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

Square Continues Poaching From PayPal

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Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square (flickr.com/joi) Squares they most certainly are not. In an impressively cutthroat move by mobile payment startup Square, the team announced today that they poached PayPal's VP of products for North America, Alyssa Cutright. PayPal has recently entered the market as a direct competitor to Square with...
Square Continues Poaching From PayPal

Twitter Poised to Name Media Mogul Peter Chernin to Board of Directors

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Twitter is poised to announce the appointment of Hollywood media exec Peter Chernin to the company’s board of directors, according to sources familiar with the situation. As AllThingsD has previously reported, the microblogging service has been interviewing a series of media executives, including Chernin, for a possible board position with...
Twitter Poised to Name Media Mogul Peter Chernin to Board of Directors
The Rise and Fall of New York Founders on Vanity Fair's 'New Establishment' List
Square debuts flat-rate pricing for small business transactions

How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

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As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to admit defeat.  When Facebook Product Manager Josh Williams started working on Gowalla, a location-based social network, his ultimate vision was for "people to see the world through the eyes of their friends," Williams recently wrote on Medium. Convinced that the idea was crazy,...
How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

Square's Jack Dorsey and Robert S. Anderson got a bit...

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Square's Jack Dorsey and Robert S. Anderson got a bit...

Square launches its Code Camp contest supporting women engineers, accepting applications until Nov. 2

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We all know that Square is one of the most well-known startups in Silicon Valley, but did you know that it’s using that “fame” to give back to the community? That’s right, the company that Jack Dorsey co-founded (no, not Twitter), has launched its first Code Camp contest designed to...
Square launches its Code Camp contest supporting women engineers, accepting applications until Nov. 2

Paul Graham Can't Walk In San Francisco Without Running Into Someone He's Funded

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Paul Graham has funded so many startups through Y Combinator that he can't go to San Francisco without running into somebody he's given money to. "There are so many YC founders around now. It’s a small world: If I go to San Francisco and walk down the street for...
Paul Graham Can't Walk In San Francisco Without Running Into Someone He's Funded

Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook

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It's been a little over one year since Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. For one of Instagram's early investors, Jack Dorsey, the acquisition is still a painful memory. AllThingsD's Kara Swisher has written an in-depth article about the tug-of-war between Facebook and Twitter for Instagram...
Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook

Most Eligible Bachelors And Bachelorettes In Tech

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They're smart. They're attractive. They're powerful. And, wait for it, they're single. These bachelors and bachelorettes have it all--and people are undoubtedly lining up to meet them.  As a rule of thumb, we're defining bachelors and bachelorettes as anyone who is not yet married.  That means there is still time to...
Most Eligible Bachelors And Bachelorettes In Tech
Barista problems: Why Starbucks isn't the energy shot Square needed

Square Debuts Monthly Pricing Option For Small Businesses With Zero Swiping Fees

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On the heels of announcing a mega-deal with Starbucks, mobile payments processing company Square is announcing another piece of key news—specialized, lower pricing per swipe for small businesses. Basically, Square is going to offer small businesses who make less than $250,000 per year the option of either paying the set...
Square Debuts Monthly Pricing Option For Small Businesses With Zero Swiping Fees
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