Square seems to be becoming everyone's favorite topic of conversation lately, as many are wondering what the extraordinarily capitalized payments start-up will do next.
Rumors have circulated that Square's future lies as part of Google, perhaps as the launching pad that the company's mWallet needs to make a real push toward mass adoption. Big numbers have been circulated, but rumors persist of a lack of enthusiasm on Square's part about joining the "Don't Be Evil" empire.
Apple and Square share a design philosophy and a past of successfully doing business together, but perhaps not a vision for the future of mobile commerce.
And then there's the always whispered prospect of the public offering that will let Square branch out and become a flexible hybrid company serving many market sectors.
With so many options, what is an in-demand start-up to do? Well checking out our guide to Square's Many Suitors is a good start to piecing together the next chapter for this emerging power player.