Square launches checking and savings accounts for small businesses

Square launches checking and savings accounts for small businesses

Square is launching a new free banking service on Tuesday that connects to the payment and point-of-sale products the company already offers to small businesses. Square Banking combines checking accounts, savings accounts, and Square’s existing small business loans (now called Square Loans) into a package that the company claims is both fair and accessible. In … Read more

Netflix’s gaming expansion starts with mobile

Netflix’s gaming expansion starts with mobile

Netflix revealed that its initial efforts in gaming will be focused on mobile games and that the games will be included with users’ Netflix subscriptions, the company announced as part of its second-quarter earnings report on Tuesday. The news comes just days after the company said it hired former EA and Oculus exec Mike Verdu … Read more

Netflix says its gaming push will begin with mobile

Billy Steele

A report last week hinted at some of Netflix’s gaming ambitions. In its Q2 2021 earnings report, the company confirmed some things. First, Netflix says it “will be primarily focused” on mobile at first, looking to expand on its interactivity projects like Black Mirror Bandersnatch and its Stranger Things games. The upcoming titles will be … Read more

Chrome 92 for iOS adds Face ID lock for incognito tabs

Chrome 92 for iOS adds Face ID lock for incognito tabs

Chrome’s latest update for iOS will let you secure your incognito tabs with Touch ID, Face ID, or a passcode (via MacRumors). When the new feature is rolled out to you, you can turn it on by navigating to the settings menu, then tapping “Privacy,” then “Lock Incognito tabs.” I just updated the app and … Read more

Jeff Bezos swung by space and has some thoughts

Jessica Conditt

Jeffrey Preston Bezos, a 57-year-old dad from New Mexico, flew to the edge of space and back again today. He wasn’t the only person aboard the rocket, which was the first-ever crewed flight from private space company Blue Origin, but he’s the one that camera crews flocked to once the 10-minute trip was done. Maybe … Read more