I Hope Bitcoin Will Be Internet’s ‘Native Currency’: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey — CEO of both Twitter and Square — hopes that bitcoin will one day be the internet’s native currency. Dorsey made this statement during an interview with Elizabeth Stark of Lightning Labs at a fireside chat today at the Consensus 2018 conference in New York. Dorsey revealed that grew up in St. Louis, MI

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Social Snafu: Twitter Verifies a Scam Verge Cryptocurrency Account

The official Verge account, meanwhile, has yet to get its blue badge. A fraudulent Twitter account is making the rounds in the cryptocurrency market, with anonymous cryptocurrency Verge one of its latest victims. Getting verified is a status symbol on Jack Dorsey’s social media site, but the scams that are being left unchecked, so to speak,

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Tweet Firestorm: Twitter Suspends, Then Reinstates, @Bitcoin

The holder of the bitcoin account had three-quarters of a million fewer followers when the account was reinstated, though the numbers are starting to come back.  Accusations are flying about the temporary suspension of the wildly popular Bitcoin account on Twitter. The account holder, whose identity is unclear (though there are plenty of conspiracy theories),

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Is Nasdaq’s Latest Slip Good for Cryptocurrencies?

The Nasdaq continued the fall from its all-time high on March 12, 2018. The Nasdaq is down nearly 10% since the high on a variety of news. The Nasdaq, which tracks tech stocks has suffered under the weight of massive losses in market capitalization by the likes of Facebook, Amazon, and Twitter. The causes, which we’ll

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Twitter Bans Cryptocurrency & ICO Advertising, Starting Today

Following previous reports of a rumored ban, Twitter has announced that cryptocurrency and ICO-related advertisements will be banned from its website from Tuesday. Micro-blogging giant Twitter has confirmed its new policy in following the likes of Facebook and Google in banning advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) from its platform. The ban will

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Trump Bans Petro, a Pacquiao ICO and the Caribbean Goes Crypto: Week in Review

What happened in crypto this week? Price Watch Bitcoin is up 16% this week to $9,000. This comes as part of an increase across the entire cryptocurrency market. It’s also likely the result of higher trading volumes. Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee made a price prediction of  Bitcoin reaching $91,000 by March 28, 2020. Morgan Stanley likened Bitcoin

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What the Experts Tweeted about the Ethereum Hard Fork, Ethereum Classic

In the wake of a $55 million dollar compromise of the DAO, a distributed fund created to fund Ethereum projects, a desperate debate regarding how to rectify the issue came to fruition. The issue at hand was Ethereum’s future change to a proof of stake protocol, whereby the hacker – should he have kept his […]

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