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Bitcoin surges 15% to top $38,000, boosted by comments from influential investors and chatter about Amazon getting into crypto

OZAN ​​KOSE/AFP via Getty Images Bitcoin leapt 15% on Monday to rise above $38,000 for the first time in about six weeks, after remarks from influential commentators and a report that Amazon is considering accepting payments in the cryptocurrency helped restore bullish investor sentiment.The coin was trading at around $38,750 as of 3:15 am ET, representing a 33% gain so far this year. It had earlier hit a 24-hour high of about $39,544, its highest level since mid-June.After being stuck in a descending slope for three months, bitcoin broke out at the top end of recent levels following positive comments from leading CEOs Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, and Cathie Wood at "The B Word" event last week. Tesla CEO Musk said the electric-vehicle maker would be open to accepting bitcoin as payme...
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Larry Page has gone to Fiji and sold his superyacht

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here.This week: Larry Page escapes to Fiji and burns the boats (metaphorically speaking) Justin Sullivan/Getty ...
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Snap soars 17% after a stunning Q2 earnings beat, while Twitter jumps 5%

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch/Lucas Jackson/Reuters Snap and Twitter's shares rose in pre-market trading on Friday after the social media sites reported second-quarter earnings that beat analyst expectations.Snapchat's parent popped more than 17% after posting a jump in daily active users to 293 million in the quarter, which is about 23% higher than the 238 million daily users reported a year earlier. That beat the 290.3 million expectation of analysts polled by StreetAccount.Revenue for the quarter more than doubled to $982 million, compared to the $846 million expectation of analysts polled by Refinitiv.Snap's net loss shrank 53% to $152 million, compared to its $326 million loss a year ago. Twitter also had...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says bitcoin’s’weird as hell’ community inspires him and reminds him of the internet’s early days

Jack Dorsey cited the "weird as hell" bitcoin community as the reason for his support of the digital currency. The Twitter CEO chatted with Elon Musk Wednesday about all things bitcoin-related. Dorsey said bitcoin's "always evolving" network reminds him of the internet's early days. LoadingSomething is loading. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said part...
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‘I might pump but I don’t dump’: Elon Musk outlined his broad approach crypto investing in a panel also featuring Cathie Wood and Jack Dorsey

Elon Musk REUTERS/Mike Blake Elon Musk on Wednesday said he is a supporter of bitcoin and wants to see the cryptocurrency succeed. "If the price of bitcoin goes down, I lose money. I might pump but I don't dump," Musk said during "The B Word" event. Musk spoke on the panel alongside Twitter chief Jack Dorsey and Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk on Wednesday detailed his thoughts on cryptocurrencies, saying on a live panel that he is a supporter of bitcoin and would like to see the asset succeed."If the price of bitcoin goes down, I lose money. I might pump but I don't dump," Musk said during "The B Word" event, which also featured Twitter chief Jack Dorsey and Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood.He continued: ...
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Bitcoin DeFi is on the rise as Jack Dorsey’s Square muscles into territory long held by ethereum

Jack Dorsey in 2017. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images Square CEO Jack Dorsey earlier this week announced his payments company was diving into the decentralized finance space. But he's not doing it on ethereum, the usual stock-in-trade of DeFi. Dorsey wants to build his platform with bitcoin.DeFi, which some call the "fourth wave" of crypto, is blossoming. Companies are worried building it, users are buying into it, and regulators are about it. Over $50 billion in assets are locked into a DeFi exchange, according to DeFi Pulse.But the ethereum-based applications that have come to dominate DeFi, such as Uniswap and Compound, don't have to be the only option. Bitcoin DeFi is rising, albeit slowly, and could see significant gains from Square's entry into the space. ...
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Controversial and profitable: this is how Twitter has evolved | Digital Trends Spanish

It started as a platform that allowed you to send short messages via SMS. It was launched in March 2006, but it was launched until July 15, 2006. That is, today Twitter celebrates fifteen years of life. At that time it was not even called as we know it today, in fact it was written Twttr, a name that was chosen by Noah Glass, one of its founders for, supposedly, imitating the trill of a bird, which could have some correspondence with Larry, the bird that appears as an icon of the social network. Twiiit, Twich, and Stat.us were also thought of as names. At that premature time, the color of the platform was green and it is very likely that none of its creators, not even Jack Dorsey, imagined the scope that their social network project would have. Today, Twitter is valued at $ 40,000 mil...
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Square is building a hardware crypto wallet and service with the goal of making bitcoin’more mainstream’

Square plans to build a hardware cryptocurrency wallet and software service, company execs said Thursday. Square's goal is to "make bitcoin custody more mainstream," said hardware lead Jesse Dorogusker. CEO Jack Dorsey in June outlined the company's initial thinking about the product. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Trump sues Facebook, Twitter, Google after social media ban

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Innovation Without access to the broad reach afforded by social media giants, Trump has struggled to maintain an online presence Author of the article: Bloomberg News Mark Niquette and Naomi Nix Former US president Donald Trump gestures while speaking to his supporters during the Save America Rally in Sarasota, Florida, July 3, 2021. Photo by Octavio Jones/Reuters files Article content Former President Donald Trump sued Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., Alphabet Inc.'s Google and their chief executives, raising the stakes in his battle against social media giants who have blocked him. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content Billing the effort during a Wednesday p...