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Apr 02 2021

Michael Jordan’s NFT Investment

Apr 02 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin blackrock blockchain btc crypto

PLUS: Goldman Sachs to offer clients bitcoin! With Bitcoin hovering just below $60k and Ethereum sitting just under $2k, it looks like April could be another bullish month in the crypto industry. In lieu of a typical introduction summarizing the week’s news, I am going to embed a tweet from the @Unchained_pod, the new Twitter handle for all Unchained content. Click the link...

Mar 18 2021

Since Launch, Bottlepay Has Facilitated $2.3 Million In Lightning Transactions

Bottlepay, an application facilitating Lightning Network transactions via social media, has found an appetite for seamless use of bitcoin.Bottlepay, the U.K.-based application that allows users to transact bitcoin via the Lightning Network on social media, has seen notable volume since its launch last month. The app has facilitated transactions worth more that 1.7 million pounds ($2.3 million), according to a...

Twitter Hack Ringleader Agrees Three-Year Prison Sentence

Mar 18 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news crime hack twitter

Reading Time: 2 minutes The teenaged ringleader of last year’s Twitter hack faces three years in prison Graham Clark will serve the time as part of a plea deal after he impersonated over a dozen celebrities and companies Clark and two accomplices stole...

Mar 17 2021

Cash App Users Can Send and Receive Bitcoin Within the App for Free

In brief: Users of Cash App can now send and receive Bitcoin to other users within the app without incurring transaction fees This means that they can send Bitcoin in a manner similar to sending fiat Such a move by Cash App is bound to increase the use and adoption of Bitcoin Retail investors bought more Bitcoin than institutions this quarter through Paypal...

Mar 16 2021

Mastermind of Twitter Crypto Hack Gets 3-Year Prison Term

Clark was accused of gaining access to dozens of celebrities’ Twitter accounts, including then President Joe Biden, Elon Musk.

Reef Finance and Alameda Scrap Over Failed Deal

Reading Time: 3 minutes A war of words has erupted over a failed deal between Reef Finance and Alameda Research Reef Finance claimed last week that Alameda Research had become “a significant stakeholder” after buying $20 million worth of REEF tokens Alameda Denied this,...

Mar 15 2021

Mar 10 2021

Jack Dorsey To End Ethereum NFT Auction of His 1st Tweet on March 21st

In brief: Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey will end the NFT auction of his first tweet on the 21st of March He will immediately convert all proceeds to Bitcoin and Donate to GiveDirectly.org Justin Sun has been outbid for the NFT by the CEO of Bridge Oracle, Hakan Estavi Mr. Estavi has bid $2.5M and offered to increase his bid for the NFT for...

Twitter Suspends Several Crypto Influencer Accounts

Twitter has suspended the accounts of several popular crypto-focused accounts. Twitter on Suspension Spree Several crypto thought leaders have had their Twitter accounts suspended. At least seven users have been affected. They include...

Mar 09 2021

MANTRA DAO Co-founder Hits Back at “Fraud” Allegations

Reading Time: 2 minutes The co-founder of MANTRA DAO has hit back at allegations that the project is a “fraud” A Chinese crypto reporter questioned the team and the project on Twitter following a Binance listing yesterday John Mullin called the allegations “FUD” and...

Jack Dorsey Auctions NFT of First-Ever Tweet

Mar 09 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  jack dorsey nft spotlight twitter valuables

In a stunning move, Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has put up his first- ever tweet posted on the social media platform for sale after minting the tweet on blockchain. On Friday, Jack Dorsey noted that an individual could publicly bid on Valuables, a non-fungible token (NFT) platform, to own the minted version of his first-ever tweet. The announcement has...

Mar 07 2021

Bitcoin’s Twitter Sentiment at its Most Bearish Since Oct. 1st 2020

Quick take: Bitcoin's Twitter sentiment has taken a nosedive in the month of March BTC Twitter sentiment is at its most bearish since October 1st 2020 However, the approval of a $1.9T stimulus bill might change the tide for Bitcoin Bitcoin has regained the crucial $50k support with the weekly close ahead Bitcoin reclaiming $52k and $55k would return it to bullish territory...

Mar 06 2021

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Receives $500,000 Bid for NFT Tweet

Mar 06 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  jack dorsey nfts people twitter

Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter, has started accepting bids on an NFT of the platform's first-ever tweet. Celebrities Flocking to NFTs Tron founder...

Tron’s Justin Sun Bids $0.5M For NFT of Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet

In brief: Tron's founder, Justin Sun, has bid half a million USD for Jack Dorsey's first Tweet on the Valuables NFT market Jack Dorsey listed the tweet for sale earlier today The Ethereum based Valuable NFT marketplace allows users to buy and sell tweets autographed by their original creators The founder and CEO of Tron, Justin Sun, has just bid half a million...

Mar 02 2021

Elon Musk is under SEC Investigation…Again?

Last week, news surfaced that the SEC is investigating Elon Musk. His previous Tweets about Dogecoin caused this investigation. In fact, this is not the...

Mar 01 2021

Twitter to Raise $1.25 Billion in Convertible Notes, Many Beleive They Would Buy Bitcoin

Mar 01 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai

Twitter Inc. the social media giant has announced $1.25 billion in convertible notes days after MicroStrategy bought over one billion worth of Bitcoin raised from a similar security debt offering. TWITTER, INC. ANNOUNCES $1.25 BILLION CONVERTIBLE NOTES OFFERING$TWTR -- *Walter Bloomberg (@DeItaone) March 1, 2021 This story is being updated The post Twitter to Raise $1.25 Billion in Convertible Notes, Many Beleive...

Feb 24 2021

Microstrategy Bought the Bitcoin Dip, Adding 19,452 BTC at $52.7k Each

In brief: Microstrategy has announced the purchase of 19,452 BTC for a total of $1.026 Billion The company bought the Bitcoins at an average of $52,765 per BTC Microstrategy now holds 90,531 Bitcoins at an average entry of $23,985 per Bitcoin Square had earlier announced its purchase of 19,452 BTC for $170 Million The CEO of Microstrategy, Michael Saylor, has announced that the...

Satoshi Nakamoto’s Twitter Account Found? Sadly, No

Reading Time: 2 minutes Satoshi Nakamoto’s old Twitter account has not just been uncovered by a crypto researcher Varun Mather thought he had uncovered the old Twitter account and offered masses of evidence for his theory The real account owner was revealed as being...

Jack Dorsey Doubles Down on Bitcoin With $170 Million Investment

Feb 24 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bitcoin jack dorsey square twitter

Jack Dorsey donated 1 BTC to Bitcoin research and development center Brink as Square, the financial company he founded and directs, invest $170 million in Bitcoin. The social media company he directs made the news recently when its CFO, Ned Segal, stated that Twitter had been considering allowing its employees to ask to be paid [...] The post Jack Dorsey Doubles Down on...

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