• bitcoin twitter accounts suspended
    Bitcoin

    Prominent Bitcoin-focused Twitter accounts suspended for hours

    The Twitter profiles of PlanB, Willy Woo and others are now back online following a six-hour blackout, but anti-Bitcoin conspiracy theories did get far

    News began at 2:25 a.m., when PlanB tweeted, “Just woke up to see my account suspended and all 300k followers gone. No explanation from twitter, no dm, nothing. Does anybody know what happened? More accounts having this problem? @twitter, @twittersupport, @jack HELP!!!”

  • markets report bitcoin price
    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: Bitcoin sees new $50K spike as rumors swirl over Twitter buy-in

    A $1.25 billion convertible note offering from Twitter has pundits talking about a MicroStrategy copycat move into BTC

    Bitcoin stayed higher on March 2 after overnight progress saw a brief return to $50,000. A subsequent dip to $48,400 bounced to leave the pair at around $49,000 at press time prior to the Wall Street open. For popular trader Scott Melker, the overall trend was plain to see — Bitcoin had a solid month in February, regardless of its short-term ups and downs.

  • Dorsey Bitcoin inherently political
    Bitcoin,  Innovators

    Twitter’s Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin is inherently political

    In criticizing Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong’s refusal to endorse BLM, Jack Dorsey argues that political activism is in crypto’s DNA

    Jack Dorsey suggested in a tweet sent on Sept. 30 that Bitcoin cannot be separated from political activism, which makes Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong’s decision to not take a position on the Black Lives Matter movement pointless.

  • Dorsey launches Crypto Open Patent Alliance
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey launches ‘Crypto Open Patent Alliance’

    Dorsey’s Square payments firm is putting all of its cryptocurrency patents into a shared open library, hoping to attract others to the fight against patent trolls

    According to Square Crypto, “there is growing concern that ‘patent lockup’ could stifle innovation and adoption from bitcoin to the most obscure cryptocurrency.”