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Square Wants Less Technical User-Friendly Cryptocurrency Wallets

Square Wants Less Technical User-Friendly Cryptocurrency Wallets

Square Crypto, the cryptocurrency arm of the online payment service provider Square Inc is set to fund the development of crypto wallets with enhanced UX.

Square Announces Its Purchase of 4,709 Bitcoins for $50 Million

Square Announces Its Purchase of 4,709 Bitcoins for $50 Million

Square, with Jack Dorsey as the CEO, announces it has purchased 4,709 bitcoins for $50 million.

Square Inc. To Go Carbon Neutral in Its Bitcoin Operations by 2030

Square Inc. To Go Carbon Neutral in Its Bitcoin Operations by 2030

Jack Dorsey’s payment company Square Inc. has laid out plans to go carbon neutral bordering on all Bitcoin and operational aspects by 2030.

Square Inc. Launches Alliance for Crypto and Blockchain Companies to Fight Patent Trolls

Square Inc. Launches Alliance for Crypto and Blockchain Companies to Fight Patent Trolls

Square has announced that it has successfully launched COPA to empower blockchain and crypto companies and to protect them from patent hoarding trolls.

Ripple CEO Says Bitcoin PoW Energy Use Makes Square Target of Biden’s Climate Change Agenda

Ripple CEO Says Bitcoin PoW Energy Use Makes Square Target of Biden’s Climate Change Agenda

Ripple CEO thinks Bitcoin’s PoW energy consumption makes public companies who invested heavily in BTC, like Square, potential targets of Joe Biden’s climate change agenda.

New York Times Square Billboard Demands Release of Silk Road Darknet Drug Trafficker

New York Times Square Billboard Demands Release of Silk Road Darknet Drug Trafficker

A billboard in Times Square has been hired by the ‘Free Ross’ movement as part of a campaign to release the Ross Ulbricht, founder of the Silk Road drug trafficking marketplace on the darknet.

Square Invests another $170 Million in Bitcoin as Wave of Institutional Support Floods Crypto

Square Invests another $170 Million in Bitcoin as Wave of Institutional Support Floods Crypto

Square has optimized on the temporary Bitcoin dip and scooped up more of the digital asset, buying approximately 3,318 Bitcoins when the cryptocurrency’s price was trading around $50,000.

Bitcoin Rallies As Tether FUD Clears and Square Reveals $170 M Purchase, But BTC Downtrend Not Over

Bitcoin Rallies As Tether FUD Clears and Square Reveals $170 M Purchase, But BTC Downtrend Not Over

The Bitcoin price has rallied as the Tether FUD clears and Square revealed an additional $170 million BTC purchase, however, analysis reveals the BTC downtrend is not over.

FinTech Giants PayPal, Intuit and Square Capital Approved to Digitally Distribute US Govt COVID-19 Small Business Stimulus

FinTech Giants PayPal, Intuit and Square Capital Approved to Digitally Distribute US Govt COVID-19 Small Business Stimulus

PayPal, Square and Intuit have received the government’s approval to take part in the US Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program which was established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic triggered global financial crisis.

Fintech not Big Tech: Square is a Greater Threat to Banks than Google and Amazon

Fintech not Big Tech: Square is a Greater Threat to Banks than Google and Amazon

A recent survey of 300 senior executives at US-based mid-sized financial institutions found that more than half of bank and credit union executives view Big Tech companies like Amazon and Google as significant threats to the banking industry. Meanwhile only a third believe financial technology (fintech) firms will be a threat in the future, but are they sleeping on Square, Jack Dorsey’s financial technology venture whose stock price recently recorded a 20 month high.

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Commits Himself To Bitcoin

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Commits Himself To Bitcoin

Jack Dorsey still remains bullish on the leading cryptocurrency. He admits that Bitcoin transforms every aspect of life.

Public Companies Now Hold Almost $7 Billion Worth Of Bitcoin

Public Companies Now Hold Almost $7 Billion Worth Of Bitcoin

At the time of writing, there is almost $7 billion of Bitcoin currently held by 13 publicly listed companies, notably MicroStrategy, Square, Galaxy Digital and Grayscale.

Oasys Gaming Protocol Unveils Plans for Mainnet Launch in Three Phases

Oasys Gaming Protocol Unveils Plans for Mainnet Launch in Three Phases

Oasys gaming protocol has unveiled the three phases for its mainnet launch

Gaming Giant Square Enix Joins Oasys in Developing Blockchain Games

Gaming Giant Square Enix Joins Oasys in Developing Blockchain Games

On September 12, Square Enix, a Japanese game development company, announced that it has joined the game blockchain Oasys to jointly explore the feasibility of using user contributions to develop new games on the Oasys blockchain.

Square to Acquires 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Payment Company Afterpay for AU$39B

Square to Acquires 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Payment Company Afterpay for AU$39B

The digital commercial payment giant Square announced on Sunday to acquire the Australian payment platform Afterpay for 39 billion Australian dollars.

Square Reaches $3.5 Billion in Bitcoin Revenue in First Quarter of 2021

Square Reaches $3.5 Billion in Bitcoin Revenue in First Quarter of 2021

Square has reported a profit of $3.51 billion in Bitcoin for the first quarter of 2021.

Block's Q2 Earnings Beat Expectations

Block's Q2 Earnings Beat Expectations

Block, formerly Square, generated $4.4 billion in total revenue in the second quarter of 2022, beating FactSet's average analyst estimate of $4.3 billion.

Institutional Bitcoin Adoption Continues as MicroStrategy, Square, and Tesla Ramp Up Crypto Interest

Institutional Bitcoin Adoption Continues as MicroStrategy, Square, and Tesla Ramp Up Crypto Interest

The institutional flow of funds into Bitcoin is a tool to help guarantee market stability and attract improved regulations for the crypto industry.

Block Allows Cash App Users to Gift Bitcoin for the Holidays

Block Allows Cash App Users to Gift Bitcoin for the Holidays

This holiday season, Cash App will enable its users to gift both crypto and stock to other users of the app.

Square to Establish Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange

Square to Establish Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange

Jack Dorsey, CEO of American financial services and digital payments company Square, announced on Twitter recently that the company's new TBD division has drawn a new direction to create a decentralized exchange for Bitcoin.

Square’s Cash App Q3 Report Attributes 80% of $2 Billion Revenue to Bitcoin

Square’s Cash App Q3 Report Attributes 80% of $2 Billion Revenue to Bitcoin

Square’s Cash App Q3 report shows that Bitcoin has overtaken all other revenue sources and accounts for 80% of its entire $2 billion third-quarter revenue.

Square Says It Has No Plans of Purchasing More Bitcoin After $20 Million Loss

Square Says It Has No Plans of Purchasing More Bitcoin After $20 Million Loss

Following Tesla's announcement that it will halt Bitcoin payments, Square disclosed that it had no intentions of buying more Bitcoin.

Public Will Not Confuse Name With H&R Block, Says Block

Public Will Not Confuse Name With H&R Block, Says Block

Block Inc, formerly known as Square, has made a formal argument at a Missouri federal court stating that its new name won't confuse potential customers with tax-preparation giant H&R Block who had filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the financial-services company.

Despite $45M Square’s BTC Impairment Loss, Cash App’s Quarterly Bitcoin revenue has Tripled

Despite $45M Square’s BTC Impairment Loss, Cash App’s Quarterly Bitcoin revenue has Tripled

Digital payment giant Square officially released the Shareholder Letter of Q2 2021 on Sunday. Its financial data for the quarter recorded the quarterly bitcoin revenue of its Cash App has tripled, despite the company's bitcoin holdings were devalued by $45 million.

Square's $50 Million in Bitcoin is Better for Crypto than MicroStrategy's $425 Million BTC Investment

Square's $50 Million in Bitcoin is Better for Crypto than MicroStrategy's $425 Million BTC Investment

While Square’s investment is significantly smaller than MicroStrategy’s, the effects could be significantly greater for Bitcoin’s visibility and maturity in the mainstream markets.

Coinsquare Acquires CoinSmart to Float a Dominant Crypto Exchange in Canada

Coinsquare Acquires CoinSmart to Float a Dominant Crypto Exchange in Canada

Coinsquare has entered into a decisive agreement with CoinSmart Financial Inc to purchase the crypto trading platform

US Federal Prosecutors Investigate Block Inc. for Compliance Violations

US Federal Prosecutors Investigate Block Inc. for Compliance Violations

US federal prosecutors are conducting an investigation into Block Inc., the fintech company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. The investigation follows allegations of compliance violations at Block's payment arms, Square and Cash App. A whistleblower has provided documents showing that Block processed transactions for users in countries subject to economic sanctions and facilitated crypto transactions for terrorist groups. The company is accused of failing to address these breaches despite being alerted to them.

Former CTO of Square and Creator of Cash App Dies in San Francisco Stabbing

Former CTO of Square and Creator of Cash App Dies in San Francisco Stabbing

Bob Lee, former CTO of Square and creator of Cash App, died after being stabbed in San Francisco on April 4. The CEO of Abra confirmed the news on Twitter, and Jack Dorsey also expressed his condolences on the decentralized social media platform Nostr.

PayPal Will Give Jack Dorsey’s Square a Run for its Cryptocurrency

PayPal Will Give Jack Dorsey’s Square a Run for its Cryptocurrency

Payments giant PayPal looks set to roll out cryptocurrency sales services for its 305 million users.

Cathie Wood-led ARK Invest Purchases Another $54M Shares in Square

Cathie Wood-led ARK Invest Purchases Another $54M Shares in Square

The Ark investment has placed a strong bet on the US version of the online payment provider Square, which bought another total of about 226,000 shares of the Square (SQ) at a cost of about $54 million.

H&R Block Sues Block for Trademark Infringement

H&R Block Sues Block for Trademark Infringement

Block Inc, previously called Square Inc, was sued by tax preparation company H&R Block Inc for trademark infringement.

PayPal Finally Enables Cryptocurrency Payments and Shopping

PayPal Finally Enables Cryptocurrency Payments and Shopping

PayPal's customers will finally be able to make payments and shop using digital currencies such as BTC, ETH through PayPal’s online wallets.

SK Square Earmarks $1.6b to Invest in New Tech Including Blockchain

SK Square Earmarks $1.6b to Invest in New Tech Including Blockchain

SK Square, the largest shareholder of South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix, is reportedly earmarking the sum of 2 trillion won ($1.63 billion) to invest in new technologies including chips and blockchain.

Dorsey's Payments Firm Block Starts to Begin Mining Bitcoin

Dorsey's Payments Firm Block Starts to Begin Mining Bitcoin

Block Inc, formerly known as Square, will begin mining Bitcoin with its mining system based on custom silicon and open source for individuals and businesses worldwide.

Canadian Tax Agency Asks Coinsquare Crypto Exchange to Hand Over Clients Personal Data

Canadian Tax Agency Asks Coinsquare Crypto Exchange to Hand Over Clients Personal Data

The Canada Revenue Agency has requested a judge of the Federal Court to force a crypto exchange to hand over information about all its customers.

Abra's CEO Confirms 50% of His Investment Portfolio is Now in Bitcoin

Abra's CEO Confirms 50% of His Investment Portfolio is Now in Bitcoin

Abra's CEO Bill Barhydt has revealed that approximately 50% of his investment portfolio is now in Bitcoin (BTC).

Square Inc. Considers Rolling Out New Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

Square Inc. Considers Rolling Out New Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Square payment firm, has announced that the company is developing a new hardware Bitcoin wallet to give users greater control over their funds.

MicroStrategy Plans to Purchase Additional Bitcoin Reserves With Excess Cash

MicroStrategy Plans to Purchase Additional Bitcoin Reserves With Excess Cash

MicroStrategy has revealed to its investors that it has plans to purchase “an additional Bitcoin” with the company’s excess liquidity

Dorsey's Block Sees Shares Close at More Than 8%, Marking 52-Week Low

Dorsey's Block Sees Shares Close at More Than 8%, Marking 52-Week Low

Block shares closed down more than 8% as it marked a 52-week low on Wednesday.

Bitcoin Price Rises But Altcoins Struggle to get Liberated from the Bears

Bitcoin Price Rises But Altcoins Struggle to get Liberated from the Bears

Bitcoin is seeing recoveries following a revelation of a $170 million purchase from Square Inc with some altcoins following while others struggle/

Bitcoin Price Surge Continues as Square’s BTC Position Doubles in Value

Bitcoin Price Surge Continues as Square’s BTC Position Doubles in Value

2020 has been a year of institutional adoption for Bitcoin, and it seems that this is just the tip of the iceberg, as investors see a profit.

Square Enix to Launch Final Fantasy VII NFT Collection

Square Enix to Launch Final Fantasy VII NFT Collection

Final Fantasy game creator Square Enix has announced plans to launch a non-fungible token (NFT) project related to the game franchise.

Square Establishing Bitcoin Hardware Wallet, Confirmed by CEO Jack Dorsey

Square Establishing Bitcoin Hardware Wallet, Confirmed by CEO Jack Dorsey

Digital payment company Square is building an "assisted custodial" bitcoin hardware wallet, confirmed by founder and CEO Jack Dorsey and head of hardware Jesse Dorogusker.

Square Becomes Block a Week after Dorsey's Exit as Twitter CEO

Square Becomes Block a Week after Dorsey's Exit as Twitter CEO

Square Inc, originally a credit card-reader business, renames itself as Block Inc as it plans to broaden its services towards blockchain, music and cash transfers.

S&P Dow Jones Indices Plans to Launch Crypto Indexes in 2021

S&P Dow Jones Indices Plans to Launch Crypto Indexes in 2021

S&P Dow Jones Indices, a provider of investable and benchmark indices to the financial markets has said it will be launching index funds for crypto in Jan 2021.

Bored Ape Yacht Club wins legal battle, Mandala Metaverse selects Polkadot, Square Enix partners with Elixir Games, and Cricket Stars launches on Tezos

Bored Ape Yacht Club wins legal battle, Mandala Metaverse selects Polkadot, Square Enix partners with Elixir Games, and Cricket Stars launches on Tezos

Yuga Labs, the creators of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT collection, have won a legal battle against Ryder Ripps and Jeremy Cahen, the creators of the RR/BAYC NFT collection. Mandala Metaverse has chosen Polkadot to host its first major NFT drop, called the "Cryptonauts". Square Enix has partnered with Elixir Games to bring blockchain gaming to the mainstream. Cricket Stars, a multiplayer NFT cricket strategy game, has been launched on the Tezos blockchain.

Mizuho Securities Research: 65% of PayPal Users are Ready to Use Bitcoin

Mizuho Securities Research: 65% of PayPal Users are Ready to Use Bitcoin

According to a research report released by Mizuho Securities, the majority of PayPal's users see Bitcoin as a payment means.

Square Stocks Soar After Bitcoin Purchase, Market Bulls Convinced PayPal Will Make a BTC Move of Its Own

Square Stocks Soar After Bitcoin Purchase, Market Bulls Convinced PayPal Will Make a BTC Move of Its Own

Square’s $50 million-dollar move on Bitcoin has pushed the fintech payment company’s stocks higher, enabling it to outperform PayPal shares.

Square to Build a New Open Developer Platform Focusing on Bitcoin

Square to Build a New Open Developer Platform Focusing on Bitcoin

Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Twitter that the company is actively creating a new decentralized financial services business platform, mainly focusing on Bitcoin and other mainstream virtual currencies.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Explains Why Bitcoin is "The Best Internet Currency"

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Explains Why Bitcoin is "The Best Internet Currency"

Bitcoin (BTC) and DeFi tokens have been all the rage lately, with crypto investors anticipating BTC’s next bull run and the DeFi industry booming in growth.

Canadian Regulator Charges Coinsquare Executives For Crypto Market Manipulation

Canadian Regulator Charges Coinsquare Executives For Crypto Market Manipulation

Coinsquare executives have resigned following a settlement with the Ontario Securities Commission.

Square's Cash App Generated $1.82 Billion of Bitcoin Revenue

Square's Cash App Generated $1.82 Billion of Bitcoin Revenue

The well-known payment giant Square released its third-quarter financial report, showing that the mobile payment application Cash App under Square achieved $1.82 billion in Bitcoin revenue.

Square Considering to Build Bitcoin Mining System: Jack Dorsey

Square Considering to Build Bitcoin Mining System: Jack Dorsey

Square Inc has more ambitions with Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Jack Dorsey, Square CEO, has revealed that the payment firm is intending to build a Bitcoin mining system.

FINRA Ends Regulatory Unclarity By Awarding Harbor with Crypto Broker-Dealer License

FINRA Ends Regulatory Unclarity By Awarding Harbor with Crypto Broker-Dealer License

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) awarded Harbor Square Investments a broker-dealer license. Harbor Square Investments is a subsidiary of tokenized securities platform-Harbor.

JPMorgan to Launch Investment “Basket” Tied to 11 Crypto-Focused Firms including MicroStrategy, Square, and Nvidia

JPMorgan to Launch Investment “Basket” Tied to 11 Crypto-Focused Firms including MicroStrategy, Square, and Nvidia

JPMorgan has filed a request with the Securities and Exchange Commission to approve a debt instrument linked to 11 firms that have all invested in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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