日別アーカイブ: 2014/08/05

Soon Square will deliver your gourmet pizza as well as charge it to your card

Gigaom

Square lately has cast a much wider net, expanding from its core point-of-sale payments business into e-commerce, business financing and even peer-to-peer payments. But its next move might sound a bit more puzzling: It’s acquiring tony food delivery service Caviar.

Confirming reports over the weekend in The New York Times and Re/Code, Square announced this acquisition on Monday. It didn’t reveal any financial details, though the Times reported it negotiated a $90 million all-stock deal.

Photo: Caviar Photo: Caviar

So why on earth would Square want a food delivery startup? The answer lies in Square’s recently intensified focus on its restaurant and dining merchants. Square has always been present in the food service industry, with restaurants and cafes using its reader to process credit card payment and handle point-of-delivery sales. According to the company, Square already has 50,000 restaurants using its payment services.

But last year’s introduction of Square…

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Instagram が達成した史上最大のマイグレーション:200億枚のイメージを AWS から Facebook Bare-Metal へ!

6月の中旬から7月の初旬、FBがかなり不安定だった。
今でも不安定だったけど、こう言うことだったのかな〜。

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クラウドファンディング:日証協会長「金融に質的変化も」 [ #cbajp ]

Cloud News Japan

上場していない企業がインターネットを通じて株式を発行し、投資家に出資を呼びかける「株式投資型クラウドファンディング」が来春、解禁される。日本証券業協会の稲野和利会長に、株式投資型クラウドファンディングの意義や制度設計について聞いた。

http://mainichi.jp/select/news/20140805k0000m020107000c.html

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