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Square Lowers Its Q1 Estimates by $800M Despite Bitcoin Success

News Square’s Bitcoin (BTC) revenue continues to grow, even as the popular payments app lowers its first-quarter revenue estimates by $800 million due to the coronavirus crisis. According to a company announcement on March 24, COVID-19 was not a factor in the company’s growth until around 10 days ..

Ethereum Co-Founder and Elon Musk Back Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO

News While Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey could potentially be ousted by investors, at least two major figures in the crypto industry have already voiced support for the exec. Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of major cryptocurrency project Ethereum, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who is known for his active endors..

Jack Dorsey’s Square Publicly Launches Grants for Bitcoin Development

News Square Crypto, the payments company launched by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, is now officially supporting Bitcoin (BTC) development through a grant program. This formalizes the already significant contributions made by the company toward the cryptocurrency. Through a March 4 announcement, the..

Jack Dorsey Should Be Replaced as Twitter CEO, Investor Proposes

News Billionaire investor, Paul Singer, is pushing for the removal of Jack Dorsey as CEO of Twitter. According to a CNBC article dated Feb. 28, the Elliott Management founder and activist investor is concerned about Dorsey’s time being split between two $5 billion-plus companies, and his desire to..

Grammy-Nominated Artist Akon to Launch Cryptocurrency on Stellar

News Multi platinum-selling recording artist Akon has chosen to build his Akoin cryptocurrency ecosystem on top of the Stellar blockchain. Akoin co-founder and president Jon Karas said they chose to launch the project on Stellar due to sharing similar values. “Akoin selected Stellar’s distributed,..

Half of Cash App’s Revenue Now Comes From Bitcoin

News Square’s Cash App derived half of its fourth-quarter revenue from Bitcoin (BTC) services. According to a shareholder letter published on Feb. 28, Bitcoin revenue amounted to $178 million during the fourth quarter of 2019, while combined non-Bitcoin revenue totaled $183 million. In total Bitco..

United Nations Is Among New Entrants in Forbes’ 2nd Blockchain 50 List

News Newly released Blockchain 50 list by major finance publication Forbes features some new entrants like major international association, the United Nations. Shortly after including six blockchain-focused firms into its Fintech 50 list last week, Forbes has released another compilation of 50 glo..

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