Federal politicians get downtime during the non-sitting period, and with it they’re encouraged to go on discovery tours overseas, exploring businesses and organisations related to their portfolio. Right now it seems Malcolm Turnbull is in San Francisco with Jack Dorsey, and has broken the news that the mobile payments start-up will expand to Australia soon.
Turnbull tweeted a photo with himself and Jack Dorsey (above), with the following revelation:
— Malcolm Turnbull (@TurnbullMalcolm) January 14, 2014
For those playing at home, Square is the original mobile payments service which allows you to swipe credit and debit cards through a reader attached to your phone, and have the funds transferred to you immediately rather than have you lose money because the payer is without cash.