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Square to land in T-Mobile's retail stores, used by Obama's reelection campaign for fundraising

0. phoneArena posted on 31 Jan 2012, 07:54

T-Mobile announced that it will be the first carrier to sell the Square mobile payments contraption in its stores. Square bragged on its website that it is now being used for fundraising purposes by Obama's reelection campaign...

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posted on 31 Jan 2012, 09:00 2

1. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

really, you had to throw obama in with the news? why?

posted on 31 Jan 2012, 12:44

3. thephoneguy92 (Posts: 191; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)

Cause he's hip and cool! /sarcasm

posted on 31 Jan 2012, 10:41

2. jskrenes (Posts: 209; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

Even though I'm more politically conservative, I find the bit about Obama interesting. Square or other mobile payments for political campaigns allow for a new revenue stream of smaller contributions from people that otherwise might not get involved.

posted on 01 Feb 2012, 10:00

4. motherpopcorn1 (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Feb 2012)

Just for the record, Wireless Zone (Verizon Wireless Premium Retailers) has been offering Square readers in their stores since November...

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