Wal-Mart to Sell Mobile Payments Device Square

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has agreed to sell mobile payments device Square.  Square was founded by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey.

The devices had previously been available in Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) and RadioShack Corp. (NYSE:RSH) stores.  The devices, which are small plastic squares, plug into Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone or Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android smartphones.  The mobile payment system is vying to compete with eBay‘s (NASDAQ:EBAY) PayPal service for mobile payments services.

Square, Inc. is presently privately held.

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