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Elon Musk Predicts Overhaul of SEC

Elon Musk has taken to X to predict a massive overhaul of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other regulators. Responding to an X from Mario Nawful, Musk had this to say: “A comprehensive overhaul of these agencies is sorely needed, along with a… Read More

Twitter, Now X, to Become “Everything App” including Financial Services

Elon Musk continues to discover new territory with his purchase of Twitter. Having now rebranded Twitter as “X,” Musk recently described X as morphing into an “everything app.” Musk says that from a media platform allowing free speech, X will become a “comprehensive communications” provider… Read More

Senator Elizabeth Warren Tells SEC to Investigate Elon Musk, Twitter and Tesla

Senator Elizabeth Warren has sent a letter to SEC Chair Gary Gensler requesting the Commission investigate Elon Musk and his activities with his two companies – Twitter and Tesla. The premise is that there is a conflict of interest with Musk’s involvement in Tesla and… Read More

Twitter Gets Approved for Money Transmitter Licenses in Multiple States

Twitter has long been expected to move into financial services. Peer to peer payments on the social media platform make a lot of sense – not to mention payments and transfers in general. One of the largest payment platforms in the world is China’s WeChat… Read More

eToro Works with Twitter on $Cashtags

Twitter and eToro have partnered up on financial content. eToro is an investing platform that operates in various markets around the world, providing access to both traditional and alternative access. Twitter is, well, Twitter – the social media best known for its immediacy of information… Read More

Twitter Wants to Provide Payments and it Should

Multiple reports today indicate that Elon Musk wants to incorporate payments as a service within Twitter. The initial source of information was an article published in the FT today that indicated Musk would start with fiat currencies and perhaps add cryptocurrency in the future. Twitter… Read More

Twitter Adds $Cashtags Feature Expanding Information for Quotes

For quite some time, Twitter users incorporated dollar “$” symbols in Tweets to highlight a ticker of a traded security.  Yesterday, Twitter announced that it was expanding this concept by linking data to ticker symbols that incorporate the “$,” including stocks, exchange-traded funds, and crypto…. Read More

SEC Guns for Influencers, Charges Eight with Manipulation Scam Using Twitter, Discord

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed fraud charges against eight influencers pertaining to a $100 million securities fraud plot. Simultaneously, criminal charges have been leveled at the individuals by the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern… Read More

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

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