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You may have encountered the technology from Leaf at local businesses like Voltage Coffee, Aceituna Cafe, or Garlic & Lemons: instead of a cash register on the counter, a small Android tablet sits on a pedestal. After the cashier rings you up by tapping the screen a few times, he swipes your credit card and asks you to sign the screen instead of a receipt. Leaf’s software could provide merchants with reports on what had been selling well, and it also tracked workers’ hours. Cambridge-based Leaf aimed to dramatically undercut the big sellers of registers (also known as point-of-sale systems), selling its tablet for $250 and the accompanying software for $50 per month.More →

Cambridge-based Leaf is making some noise today, announcing a few new additions to its leadership team.

The company, which built a mobile payment platform for small business, added Sarah McCrary as its new chief operating officer. Additionally, Leaf added Dan Smith as its vice president of engineering and Chad Kelly as its new vice president of finance.More →