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Square adds Spanish to small business services
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Square adds Spanish to small business services

One of the biggest payment-processing companies now offers its services in Spanish.Why it matters: Spanish is the second-most used language in the U.S. after English; over 41 million people speak it at home, according to Census data. Details: Square, which allows millions of small businesses to accept credit card payments, announced this week that all of its services and hardware will work in both English and Spanish in the U.S.Businesses — Hispanic-owned and otherwise — will be able to choose which language to use for any banking and loan services hired through Square. Those businesses’ customers will be able to select either language when looking at order totals and tipping options or to input their contact information for a digital receipt.Square, part of a conglomerate that also ru...