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Twitter Looking Into Tipping Feature: Sparking Bitcoin Integration Hype

For some reason or another, the citizens of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world have made Twitter their online home. While there are other forums for members of this community to convene such as Reddit or BitcoinTalk, Twitter, a social media platform most often associated with politicians and meme..

Singer Akon Says World’s First ‘Crypto City’ Set for Senegal 2025

News Singer Akon tweeted yesterday, “Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future.” The futuristic city Last year, Cointelegraph reported early plans for the futuristic city. The project portends a “100% crypto-based city with Akoin at t..

200K Users ‘Already in Line’ for Robinhood’s Fractional Stock Trading

News More than 200,000 Robinhood clients have already expressed their intent to use its new fractional stock trading app announced yesterday. Vladimir Tenev, co-founder at Robinhood, said that the clients were “already in line” for the app, considering the early signs as “really promising,” CNBC r..

Square Crypto Gives Grant to Talented Lightning Network Dev

Open-source funding in the cryptocurrency ecosystem can be extremely challenging, so well placed grants therein can make a huge difference. That’s why the Square Crypto initiative just went to bat for one talented developer, giving that dev a grant that will help them work full time on the Lightnin..

Bitcoin Buyers for Square’s Cash App Doubled in Q3 2019

News According to its Q3 2019 shareholder letter, Square’s Cash App reported many new first-time Bitcoin (BTC) buyers, but low profits related to its Bitcoin business. On Nov. 6, payment processing giant Square issued a letter to shareholders outlining Q3 2019 financial figures, in which it disclo..

Jack Dorsey: You Can Buy a Fraction of Berkshire Stock or ‘Stack Sats’

News Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, announced that Square’s Cash App is poised to enable users to purchase fractions of stocks — with an entry of as little as $1. In a tweet posted on Oct. 24, Dorsey wrote: “Now anyone can buy $42 or even $1 worth of Berkshire Hathaway A ($BRK.A, or $TSLA..

Square Crypto Completes First Dev Team: Why It’s Important for Bitcoin

When you think of the company Square, “Bitcoin” and “cryptocurrency” are likely not the first words that come to mind. Outside of the crypto industry, the company is best known for its point of sale terminals and smart credit card readers, which have become integral for many mom & pop companies spa..

Square Crypto Completes Inaugural Developer Team With Three New Hires

News Square Crypto, the crypto-focused branch of payment company Square, has hired Valentine Wallace, Jeffrey Czyz and Arik Sosman to its inaugural developer team. Square Crypto announced the appointment in a series of tweets on Sept. 19, revealing that Wallace joined the company from Lightning La..

Square Crypto Grants $100,000 to Open-Source Crypto Payment Processor

News Bitcoin (BTC)-supporting payments service Square Crypto is giving the first of what will be many grants to support open-source Bitcoin projects to BTCPay Foundation. BTCPay receives $100,000 grantOn Sept. 14, Square Crypto, the crypto-focused branch of mobile payment company Square, took to T..

Report: Square’s Cash App Is Testing a Stock Trading Feature

News Square’s cryptocurrency-friendly payment app Cash App is reportedly testing a new feature allowing customers to buy and sell stocks. Expanding Cash AppCiting a source familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported on Sept. 12 that the San Francisco-based startup’s employees began testing the ne..

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