GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech

Well no one saw this one coming: a comparison between Steve Ballmer and Tim Cook; the Future of Television according to Netflix; 3D printers and guns; plus Touchscreen Toddlers and San Francisco's real estate inflation are some of topics covered this week.…

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Sources: PayPal to launch Square competitor

PayPal's plans to announce a solution for small businesses at an event this Thursday includes a mobile payment dongle that would compete against Square and others, according to sources we've talked to. The dongle will allow small business owners to process credit card swipes.…

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