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  • Square Cash is letting some users buy and sell Bitcoin

    Square Cash is letting some users buy and sell Bitcoin

    Square is testing cryptocurrency support in their Cash app, according to TechCrunch reader Zach Miles on Twitter and confirmed by the company. The trial, which seems to only be available right now to a small number of users, lets you buy and sell bitcoin directly in the app. The interface is very basic. Users who have access to the beta can swipe right from the Cash Card page to access… Read More

  • Square announces the Register, a $999 point-of-sale device for larger businesses

    Square announces the Register, a $999 point-of-sale device for larger businesses

    Square is expanding its hardware lineup with a new point-of-sale device called the Square Register. Square’s Head of Hardware Jesse Dorogusker explained that while the company’s existing products incorporate existing hardware (the Square Stand, for example, turns an iPad into a POS stand), the Square Register is “totally integrated — our hardware, our software, all in… Read More

  • Here’s how to kick nazis off your Twitter right now

    Here’s how to kick nazis off your Twitter right now

    While you wait for Twitter to roll out “more aggressive” rules regarding hate speech, which CEO Jack Dorsey promised are coming within “weeks” as of late Friday, here’s a quick workaround to kick nazis off of your Twitter feed right now… Read More

  • My new favorite Twitter habit is saving me so much heartache

    My new favorite Twitter habit is saving me so much heartache

    I have a new habit. It quenches a thirst. It soothes a weakened, battered piece of my psyche. It repairs my wounds and unleashes me, more powerful, into my day. It fulfills the saddest, most regrettable pieces of myself. It may also be a habit that you want to pick up. You too may find that this simple step into the breach of social engagement online can make you… Fitter. Happier. Read More

  • Twitter CEO promises to crack down on hate, violence and harassment with “more aggressive” rules

    Twitter CEO promises to crack down on hate, violence and harassment with “more aggressive” rules

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took to…Twitter today to promise a “more aggressive” stance in its rules and how it enforces them. The tweet storm was based in a response to the #WomenBoycottTwitter protest, as well as work that Dorsey says Twitter has been working ‘intensely’ on over the past few months. Dorsey says that critical decisions were made today in how to go… Read More

  • Square continues its stellar stock market run

    Square continues its stellar stock market run

    Square, the payments processing company founded by Jack Dorsey, reported its second quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. After beating expectations, the stock quickly went up 4% in initial after hours trading. Square reported revenue of $552 million, when analysts were forecasting $536 million. It’s also up 26% from the same period last year. The company still lost money at… Read More

  • Twitter’s user growth goes nowhere and the stock is collapsing

    Twitter’s user growth goes nowhere and the stock is collapsing

    The small nice-ish story Twitter had going for itself for the past few quarters was that, at the very least, its monthly active users were growing quarter-over-quarter. While MAUs might not be the right number to look at these days, for better or worse it’s one of the core metrics that Twitter is judged on for now — and that didn’t pan out when it reported its earnings today… Read More

  • Twitter’s new CFO is getting $15 million in stock

    Twitter’s new CFO is getting $15 million in stock

    Twitter has announced that it’s hired a new CFO. Ned Segal is joining the company from Intuit, where he was senior vice president of finance. He also has investment banking experience, having spent 16 years at Goldman Sachs. This could come in handy if Twitter decides to sell themselves. (Just saying!) Read More

  • Twitter hires a new GM of revenue products

    Twitter hires a new GM of revenue products

    Meanwhile, at Twitter HQ, the leadership revolving door at the entrance stops spinning clockwise for just a moment as a new face enters the building… Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today announced that the company has hired Bruce Falck, previously the CEO of adtech firm Turn, as its head of revenue product. Read More

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