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Yesterday, the CEO of Twitter and Square Inc., and staunch Bitcoin and crypto supporter, Jack Dorsey, had his personal Twitter account hacked by the way of a SIM-swap attack and SMS-based backdoor. The hack demonstrates that even the CEO can have his own company’s highly-valuable personal account compromised, and is a painful reminder that if…
The recently-created Square Crypto – the digital currency division of financial services firm Square – has just announced that it is poised to make its first hire. However, despite the seeming inclusiveness of the name Square Crypto, the project seems very much focused on the original decentralised digital asset, Bitcoin. There is a growing body…
When the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto first released Bitcoin to the public, his goal was to remove the power governments and banks had over people’s money, and put the power back into the hands of the user. Since then, Bitcoin has taken on a life of its own, showing far more potential than even Nakamoto initially…
Bitcoin price up 3.6 percent, finding support from breakout levels Jack Dorsey is accumulating BTC, buys $10k worth every week Current transaction levels low but up from early Feb 2019 High net-worth individuals, it seems, are ramping up at current spot levels. Down 75 percent from 2017 highs, Bitcoin is available at a discount. As…
Since hinting at his undying support for the crypto space in late-2017 and early-2018, Jack Dorsey has become somewhat of a mythical figure for Bitcoin holders the world over. But after going radio silent on the matter of Bitcoin (BTC) for a handful of months, the chief executive of both Twitter and Square has recently…
Like many other Internet communities, the crypto space has trends. Over recent weeks, the Trust Chain event, along with the “Delete Coinbase” campaign, have trended on what has been dubbed Crypto Twitter. Most recently, however, #stackingsats (Stacking Satoshis) has begun to garner traction in the halls of the school of Bitcoin. Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Accumulating Bitcoin…
Although many industry insiders talk a big game about the real world viability of Bitcoin, as it stands the cryptocurrency has seen little adoption. In fact, it has been anecdotally said that the number of brick and mortar merchants accepting BTC has plummeted, not risen over the past years. Yet, this could change soon, as…
On Tuesday, Jack Dorsey, one of the most well-known characters in Silicon Valley, just exposed his four million followers to Bitcoin (BTC) in a surprising turn of events. To the surprise of many, Dorsey, the incumbent chief executive of both Twitter and crypto-friendly Square, two technology upstarts valued at $54 billion collectively, publicly accepted a…
Jack Dorsey, the chief executive of both Twitter and Square, two of Silicon Valley’s darlings, has recently become a fan of Bitcoin. He overtly pledged his allegiance to the cryptocurrency in early-2018, when his fintech-centric company, Square, launched Bitcoin capabilities on its so-called “Cash App.” In interviews, Dorsey chalked up this sudden shift in business…
It has been nearly one year since San Fransisco-based payment processing company, Square, rolled out peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading within their popular Cash App, allowing customers to buy, hold, and sell the cryptocurrency without incurring any fees. The company’s decision was lauded by the company’s investors and the cryptocurrency community alike, with Square’s stock surging 16%…