Jack Dorsey’s Square Considers Building A Global Bitcoin Mining System

Bitcoin-loving-billionaire Jack Dorsey is working on more projects to help protect and scale Bitcoin. His financial services company “Square” might start building consumer-friendly mining machines for use by the general population. Making Bitcoin Mining Accessible Dorsey announced his company’s plans over Twitter earlier today. He followed with a long thread explaining the current problems in the mining industry and why it needs reconstruction. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="911"] Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square. Source: New York Times[/caption] Twitter's CEO…

Twitter Launches Bitcoin Tipping Service for iOS

Twitter has finally launched its tipping service. The new feature should allow fans to easily reward content creators on the platform. Also, the service allows users to receive tips in Bitcoin. Receiving Tips in Bitcoin Twitter revealed the Tip Jar feature in May, near the height of the crypto industry’s total market cap. Also, they said that it would enable users to connect their Twitter accounts to more traditional payment platforms for rewards. These included Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Now Runs A Full Bitcoin Node

Twitter CEO and Bitcoin enthusiast Jack Dorsey have set up his bitcoin node to validate the bitcoin network's transactions. Dorsey shared an image on Twitter that showed the node in the synchronization phase alongside the quote "Running #bitcoin."  https://twitter.com/jack/status/1357588751757627393 To complete the synchronization with the Bitcoin blockchain, Dorsey will have to download the chain's entire history. Bitcoin blockchain has a total block size of around 325GB, and synchronization could take weeks to complete depending on the internet speed and computing…

Jack Dorsey’s Square Launches $10M Clean Energy Initiative For Bitcoin Mining

U.S.-based payment and financial services company Square Inc has announced a $10 million clean energy initiative for Bitcoin mining. The company disclosed this as part of its plans to go carbon neutral for its operations by 2030. According to the announcement, the Bitcoin Clean Energy Investment Initiative will support companies promoting green energy tech and renewable energy within the Bitcoin mining ecosystem. Square has also collaborated with Watershed as a measure in reducing the carbon footprint of the Bitcoin network.…

Jack Dorsey Promotes Bitcoin Donations for Nigerian Protests

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has endorsed the protests taking place in Nigeria against police brutality. In a tweet on October 14, Jack urged his followers to donate Bitcoin to the #endSarse campaign. He also shared a link to a special fund run by a group of Nigerian feminists fighting against police injustice in the nation. The protest began two weeks ago when thousands of youths took to the streets to protest against police brutality. This protest was focused on a special…

Mobile Fintech and Bitcoin Can Eliminate Trips to Local Bank Branch, Says Jack Dorsey

The chief executive of payments company Square and social networking platform Twitter, Jack Dorsey, is mapping out how smartphone features continue to pressure bank branches. The growth of fintech and the expansion of the cryptocurrency space will keep accelerating the digital world of moving money with more onramps, options, integrations and ease of use. This is why the future of local bank branches is questionable and financial professionals are showing concern and suggesting solutions. Dorsey spoke at the 48th Annual…

Square Crypto Issues New Grants to Aid BTC Developers

Square Crypto, announced the awarding of new grants to 2 BTC developers as per a Medium post. This Bitcoin development initiative is a product release of Square Inc, owned by Jack Dorsey.  A Bitcoin Core contributor and protocol researcher, Jon Atack, and the prominent BTC developer, Tankred Hase are the recipients of these grants. Hase has been working on enhancing the user experience while simplifying the self-custody of smaller amounts of BTC. The developers are to utilize the grants towards…

Will the New Twitter Investor Remove Jack Dorsey, a Bitcoin Proponent, from His Twitter CEO Position?

A recent report confirmed that Elliott Management Corp secured a significant stake in the social media platform, Twitter. There are claims that the new investor is planning to remove Jack Dorsey from his Twitter CEO position. Elliott management recently appointed four of its representatives to be part of the Twitter’s board. As per the report, Elliott’s problem with Dorsey is that he splits his efforts between working for the success of Twitter, and his payments processor, Square Inc. More About…

Jack Dorsey joins Internet Gurus in Discussing BTC adoption In Africa and Hong-Kong

Twitter and Square Crypto founder, Jack Dorsey held conversations with Africa's and Hong Kong's internet leading lights. Their deliberations centered on the adoption of Bitcoin in the two regions. Mr. Dorsey provided a snapshot of the conference call he held with Dr. Nii Quaynor and Pindar Wong. Dr. Quaynor and Mr. Wong have track records in establishing and developing internet programs in Africa and Hong Kong respectively. Push For Bitcoin Adoption Jack Dorsey has been a strong Bitcoin proponent. He…