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Here is Twitter Payments Filing

Twitter’s filing with FINCEN (the US Department of Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network), has surfaced in the agency’s database. According to the filing, Twitter Payments, LLC has filed to become a Money Transmitter in all 50 states and territories. Twitter Payments joins over 25,000 Money… Read More

NFTs: Digital Asset Firm CoinShares Launches Bot to Identify “Fair” NFT Price

  CoinShares, which claims to be one of Europe’s largest and longest-standing full-service digital asset investment and trading groups, recently announced the launch of CoinSharesNFTAI (@CoinsharesNFTAI), a Twitter bot that “utilizes proprietary algorithms developed by CoinShares researchers to estimate the current fair market price for… Read More

Kåre Kjelstrøm: CTO at Concordium Explains How Blockchain Tech May Enhance Social Media Platforms

We recently connected with Kåre Kjelstrøm, Chief Technology Officer at layer-1 blockchain company Concordium. Kåre, who has an MS in Computer Science from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, is leading the development of Concordium’s blockchain platform – which embeds encrypted ID into on-chain transactions in… Read More

Binance Commits $500 Million to Elon Musk’s Twitter Acquisition Plans

  Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, is part of a long list of big investors who have committed capital to Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Binance has promised $500 million in equity… Read More

Twitter Employees Said to be Upset with Elon Musk’s Acquisition

This is kind of interesting. Talmon Joseph Smith, an NYTimes.com economic reporter, is Tweeting that at least some Twitter  (NYSE:TWTR) employees are struggling with Elon Musk’s purchase of the social media company. Quoting internal slack discussions, at least one employee said they “feel like im… Read More

Twitter Accepts Elon Musk’s Offer, Company to be Sold for $54.20 a Share, $44 Billion

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has agreed to be acquired by Elon Musk, for $54.20 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $44 billion, according to a statement by the company. The news ended several weeks of posturing by both sides following the news… Read More

Elon Musk Provides Details on Financing to Acquire Twitter, Board Says it will Review Offer

According to a filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Elon Musk has provided details on how an acquisition of Twitter (NASDAQ:TWTR) will be financed. The document outlines the specifics of the deal: A debt commitment letter, dated April 20, 2022, from Morgan… Read More

Twitter Poison Pill Aims to Bloat the Company with More Shares Blocking Elon Musk’s Acquisition of the Social Media Company

In an attempt to block the acquisition of the company by Elon Musk, the Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Board of Directors announced a Poison Pill plan today. The move was predicted following Musk’s announcement he wanted to take the company private at a per-share price of $54.20… Read More

Elon Musk Moves to Acquire Twitter for $54.20 a Share

Elon Musk, the richest individual in the world, has filed a statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicating his intent to acquire Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). Shares jumped higher in early trading on the news. The Schedule 13D filing states: “On April 13, 2022, the Reporting… Read More

Web3 Fight: Jack Dorsey Blocked by Marc Andreessen on Twitter

Talk to the hand. Marc Andreessen has blocked Jack Dorsey on Twitter, perhaps a first for Dorsey who shared the screenshot on the social network he founded.   I’m officially banned from web3 pic.twitter.com/RrEIAuqE6f — jack⚡️ (@jack) December 22, 2021 The virtual joust came about… Read More

Bitcoin #1 on Social Media’s Top 10 Most Popular Cryptocurrencies List

There was no surprises at the top when GlobalData released the top 10 cryptocurrencies for 2021 in terms of how many social media conversations they generated through the year, up to Dec. 9. Twitter and Reddit feeds were monitored. Bitcoin generated close to 900,000 discussions… Read More

Bitcoin focused Fintech Firm Blockstream Reports that Recent BTC Price Correction Is One of 2021’s Mildest

Bitcoin-focused Fintech firm Blockstream has published its Markets Weekly report., Blockstream‘s report, dated December 3, 2021, notes that Fidelity has established a new BTC ETF in Canada, while GS is considering BTC lending. As mentioned in the report, VanEck has filed for a mining ETF,… Read More

Paradigm Co-Founders Celebrate $2.5B Raise For New Crypto Investment Fund

Paradigm, a firm investing in cryptocurrency-based startups, said this week it has raised $2.5 billion from investors to create the largest-ever cryptocurrency investment fund. If true, it would kick Andreessen Horowitz out of the top spot. The sum also surpasses the initial $1.5 billion target…. Read More

Mainstream Companies Behind Rising Crypto Twitter Chatter

Global cryptocurrency interest continues to grow, and is being propelled by discussion of mainstream companies, research from GlobalData suggests. The company monitored Twitter conversations about “crypto” and found influencer conversations have risen 200 percent during 2021’s first half. PayPal was most mentioned in influencer conversations… Read More

Jack Dorsey Says Square Crypto Wallet May Be on the Way

Jack Dorsey, CEO of both Square (NYSE:SQ) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), has tweeted out that a digital wallet may be forthcoming from Square. The tweet was shared in advance of a presentation at the enormous Bitcoin conference taking place in Miami.   Square is considering making… Read More

Bitcoin Fraud: Teenager Graham Clark Accepts Plea Deal after Being Charged for Acquiring $100K in BTC via Twitter Scam

A teenager who’s responsible for taking over many high-profile Twitter accounts, as part of a huge Bitcoin scam last year, has now agreed to serve 3 years in prison in a plea deal. Graham Clark, 18, has confirmed that he’ll be pleading guilty to State… Read More

Acquisition of Jay-Z’s Tidal by Square to have No Material Impact on Fintech Firm’s Revenue, Company Says, as Analyst Breaks Down the Deal

Rob Walker, a Senior writer at Marker on the intersections of design, consumer culture, branding and business, is asking whether Jack Dorsey is playing Jay-Z, or is the billionaire hip-hop artist and entrepreneur playing the Twitter and Square CEO? Walker, a longtime NYT contributor and… Read More

Fintech Square Acquires Majority Stake in Tidal in Strategic Shift

Square (NYSE:SQ), a top publicly traded Fintech, has acquired a majority stake in the music streaming service TIDAL. Square founder and CEO Jack Dorsey revealed the investment via Twitter, another company where he is CEO and founder.   Square is acquiring a majority ownership stake… Read More

17 Year Old Teen Arrested, Said to be Perp of Twitter Hack and Bitcoin Con

  A 17-year-old teenager in Hillsborough County, Florida has been arrested in relation to the high profile Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) hack that recently occurred. Hillsborough county where Tampa is located.   BREAKING: Hillsborough State Attorney @AndrewWarrenFL announces arrest of 17-year-old Graham Ivan Clark in “Bit-Con” hack… Read More

Cybersecurity Firm Unit 221B Comments on Twitter Breach, Perps Used Same Techniques as SIM Swap Hacks

  The Twitter hack that saw 130 different accounts compromised and embarrassed the popular social media company is still be sorted out. It has been reported that the FBI is involved in the investigation of how exactly the perpetrators gained access to prominent Twitter accounts… Read More

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