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It's interesting to see the game of chess that companies play in order to distinguish themselves within the marketplace. In such a narrow arena as mobile credit-card processing, Square cannot make a move without anticipating PayPal to be on its heels. It will be interesting to see how Square will continue to distinguish itself in order to stand out within the marketplace, among PayPal, which has existed longer and has a huge influence over internet transactions. Personally, I'd be upset if Square dies because of the giant that PayPal and Discover are, but that's just me rooting for the underdog.

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