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Lightning Labs just raised millions from Jack Dorsey and others to supercharge blockchain transactions

Lightning Labs, a young, Bay Area-based startup, is trying to make it easier for users to send bitcoin and litecoin to each other without the costly and time-consuming process of settling their transa

Some hard truths about Twitter’s health crisis

It’s a testament to quite how control freaky and hermetically sealed to criticism the tech industry is that Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey went unscripted in front of his own brand livestreamin

Jack Dorsey wants to measure how Twitter affects society

Earlier this month, Twitter began soliciting proposals from the public to help the platform capture, measure and evaluate healthy interactions. Today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other members of the

WHOOP raises $25 million to tell everyone from athletes to execs about their health

WHOOP, the company behind the Tesla of health tracking and sports performance wearables, has raised a whopping $25 million in a new round of funding. The round was comprised of a slew of prominent inv

Twitter wants help measuring healthy online interactions

Twitter, which some people use to abuse, harass and manipulate others, is soliciting proposals from the public to help the social network capture, measure and evaluate healthy interactions on the plat

Square’s bets beyond a register brought in $253M last year as it posts a largely positive fourth quarter

Square posted a largely successful fourth quarter that showed continuing growth with its Cash App — with users spending around $90 million on its Cash card in December, putting it on a potentially $

Twitter’s Dorsey downplays acquisition possibilities, sees ‘strength to our independence’

If you're a Twitter shareholder wondering if the company is about to get acquired, co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey doesn't want you to get that impression. "There's a lot of strength to our independenc

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

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 p

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 naz

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 regrettab

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 #WomenBoycot

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 af

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 rig

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

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

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is returning to the company

Biz Stone, one of the co-founders of Twitter, just announced that he's returning to the company he helped start. Stone left Twitter to pursue new projects in 2011.

Twitter announces new live shows from the WNBA, BuzzFeed, Viacom and more

Looks like Twitter's streaming video news deal with Bloomberg was just the first of more than a dozen content partnerships that it's announcing today. The company unveiled the full slate at the NewFro

Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news

Twitter shares spike 10% after it delivers a much-needed earnings beat

Twitter delivered a surprising and much-needed positive quarterly earnings report this morning — and it’s finally seeing some positive moves in its stock price. That’s going to be import
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