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Square Will Operate Crypto Bank and Give Loans to Business

Square Bank will give loans to small business and corporations. It will also sell debts to third parties and engage in blockchain development.Twitter’s Jack Dorsey is a vivid supporter of Bitcoin as a technology. He was saying a lot of times that cryptocurrency is the future, pointing to the success of Bitcoin’s inception. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) initiated voting among the board members regarding Square. The company wants to put insurance on the holdings to loan. Per...

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Bakkt Closes Series B Funding and Raises $300 Million from Microsoft, Pantera and Others

Bakkt closed a $300 million Series B fundraising round. The round was led by Microsoft’s M12, Pantera Capital. PayU and other prominent companies.Bakkt, the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, has undergone series B funding. This was to the tune of $300 million. Sources say that the exchange involved many partners. Intercontinental Exchanges (ICE), which is Bakkt’s parent company, Microsoft‘s M12, Pantera Capital, PayU, CMT Digital, Boston Consulting Group, and Goldfinch Partners were among...

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Could BTC Expand and Benefit if Dorsey was Removed from Twitter?

Is Twitter about to lose Jack Dorsey?Dorsey Could Be Forced from TwitterIf that’s the case, bitcoin’s price could suddenly shoot sky high. The situation is that approximately $1 billion in Twitter stock has been purchased by Elliott Management, a Wall Street investing firm run by Republican Paul Singer. Singer has often referred to bitcoin in a negative light, and recently called it one of the most “brilliant scams in history.”However, Dorsey – as we all know – feels very differently. Aside...

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Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Facebook in Seattle Working from Home Due to Coronavirus

Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are all encouraging employees in the Seattle area to work from home due to concerns about the coronavirus as the outbreak in Washington grows.The coronavirus grew more deadly in the United States, with the death toll climbing to 12 on Thursday. Throughout the country, more than 225 cases have been confirmed. Yesterday, U.S. Senate has agreed on an $8 billion emergency funding package that is headed to the President. Lawmakers across the country are...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Down 2.51%, Two Employees Infected with Coronavirus

While the coronavirus fears are spreading in the U.S., many tech giants are under their influence as well. MSFT stock lost over 2% yesterday and continues falling in the premarket.Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported that two of its employees in Washington state have been infected with the coronavirus.Meanwhile, Microsoft stock yesterday lost 2.51% and fell to the level of $166.27. The current market cap of the company is 1.26 trillion. In the premarket, MSFT continues falling while...

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Square Records Heavy BTC Business in 2019

Jack Dorsey’s Square recorded more than $150 million in bitcoin revenue during the final three months of 2019. Dorsey and his company have long been hardcore bitcoin and crypto advocates, with Square ultimately forming its own digital asset division known as Square Crypto.Dorsey and Square Bring in Big BucksThe amount of BTC-based money recorded by Square is upwards of $178 million in total, while Square itself was able to pocket about $3 million in bitcoin revenue. That’s about a 50 percent...

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Microsoft (MSFT), Square (SQ) and Other Stocks Shifted Big in After-Hours Trading News

Some companies had their stocks in the news recently as prices changed for different reasons. And one of them is the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.At pretty much any point in time, the movement of the individual stocks in the equities markets all over the world easily makes news. Analysts are always with their ears to the ground, trying to figure out why certain stocks are performing the way they are. If they soar, most times, it’s a direct effect of certain market factors or decisions the...

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Square and Tik Tok Tell Young People About Crypto

Square is utilizing the new video-sharing app Tik Tok to spread the word to young people about bitcoin and cryptocurrency.Square and Tik Tok Work to Make BTC MainstreamSquare is run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who has always been a huge advocate of BTC. In the past, Dorsey has stated that bitcoin could become the world’s “single” cryptocurrency, and in 2018, stated that this was likely to be the case within a period of ten years.He has also commented that bitcoin is on the verge of becoming...

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You Can Now Buy Crypto with Your Credit Card Using BitPay

Popular Bitcoin payment processor BitPay has sealed a partnership with fiat-to-crypto payment processor Simplex, enabling users to purchase Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly within the BitPay app using a credit card. They can also transfer funds, make purchases and send money to friends from a single dashboard.In providing BitPay with a fiat onramp to conduct and settle crypto transactions, Simplex has created a major on-ramp to the cryptoconomy. Over 30,000 merchants use BitPay,...

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Mastercard Partners with SoFi on Debit Card, Payment Products

Mastercard has been partnering with several other payment products and services providers aiming to grow its customer base throughout the world. In the latest news, Mastercard teamed up with SoFi, a digital personal finance company, on a lot of products and experiences. The new partnership will benefit SoFi’s almost one million customers, according to a press release from the companies.The new deal kicks off with the SoFi Money debit card, which is an offering that will exist on the...

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