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Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin Academy Receives Mixed Reactions

The Bitcoin Academy is a new project developed and initiated by rapper and businessman Jay-Z and former Twitter executive Jack Dorsey. Jay-Z, Jack Dorsey, and the Bitcoin Academy The goal was to present crypto opportunities and education to residents of the Marcy Houses (a housing project in New York where Jay-Z allegedly grew up) and provide them with information they’ll need to maintain financial independence and freedom. Classes range from “Careers in Crypto” to “Why...

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Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey Give $1,000 to Bitcoin Academy Attendants

Back in July, billionaire moguls Jay-Z (a rapper and businessman) and Jack Dorsey (the former CEO of Twitter) put their heads together to establish what they’re calling the Bitcoin Academy. Jay-Z Is Pushing Bitcoin Further The goal was to help all residents of the Marcy Houses in New York – where Jay-Z allegedly grew up – and grant them financial independence through bitcoin and blockchain education. Not long ago, it was reported that both the rapper and his social media...

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Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey’s Private Messages About Decentralizing Twitter

Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey shared direct messages about creating a more decentralized version of Twitter shortly before Dorsey exited its board of directors earlier this year.  Those messages have now been publicly shared as part of a legal discovery process in Elon Musk’s battle to refrain from buying the social media platform. Here’s what they had to say.  An Open-Source Twitter On March 26th, Dorsey told Musk that a “new platform” would be required that does away with the...

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Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson Hits Back at Jack Dorsey Over PoS Debate

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s latest tweet did not sit well with the Cardano creator, Charles Hoskinson, who squarely aimed at the Bitcoin proponent and said the Merge will kick off an “era” where all proof-of-stake (PoS) networks will be unfairly categorized as being similar to Ethereum. His tweet read, “Now begins the Era of everyone assuming that all Proof of Stake works like Ethereum’s Proof of Stake. The maxis will attack Cardano for slashing and label all the...

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Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin Academy Airdrops $1000 in BTC to All Attendees

The first iteration of The Bitcoin Academy – Jack Dorsey and Jay Z’ (Shawn Carters) ‘s Bitcoin education program – has come to a close. After 12 weeks, the initiative ended by airdropping $1000 in Bitcoin to all participants who opted to receive a grant.  Jack and Jay Z’s Parting Gift As reported by Business Insider, the entire program, including the final airdrop, was personally funded by both Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey. Though it’s unclear exactly how many people received the...

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