Category: Square







Jack Dorsey Hints at Lightning Network Integration on Twitter


jack dorseyJack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, hinted at the possibility of integrating Lightning Network into Twitter yesterday. Dorsey answered a Tweet of a follower saying it was “just a matter of time” for this to be a fact. Dorsey is a big Bitcoin proponent and has extended Bitcoin functionality to another of his companies, Square. Jack […]



Square Takes a Swipe at the Bitcoin Energy Debate With $5 Million Solar Mining Investment


As the conversation about Bitcoin’s energy consumption reaches a fever pitch, Jack Dorsey’s payment provider Square has unveiled plans to fund a sustainable bitcoin mining facility in conjunction with Blockstream. Mining Project to Serve as Scalable Proof of Concept Bitcoin faces no shortage of consternation, but the spat over the cryptocurrency’s footprint spilled out into […]





While Bitcoin Energy Concerns Grow, Nobody Discusses the Carbon and Military Violence Backing US Dollars


While Bitcoin Energy Concerns Grow, Nobody Discusses the Carbon and Military Violence Backing US DollarsThis week a great number of bitcoin supporters and skeptics have been arguing over whether or not bitcoin mining is harmful to the global environment. However, crypto supporters have been saying that concerns over the Bitcoin network’s energy supply are absurd, in contrast to the carbon used and the military violence that backs a number […]


Square CEO Says ‘Bitcoin Changes Everything for the Better’


Square CEO Says 'Bitcoin Changes Everything for the Better'The CEO of Square Inc. says that “bitcoin changes everything for the better.” His comment followed one from Square’s CFO reaffirming the company’s corporate bitcoin strategy. The CEO also made a commitment to “forever work to make bitcoin better.” Meanwhile, Square and Ark Invest have published a report arguing “for bitcoin as a key driver […]


Bitcoin Mining Operation Greenidge Generation Plans to Be Carbon Neutral Next Month


On Friday, the bitcoin mining operation Greenidge Generation has announced that starting June 1st, the firm will be “carbon neutral” for the rest of 2021 and beyond. Greenidge’s announcement follows the recent statements from Tesla and Square after the companies cited environmental concerns over bitcoin mining. New York-based Bitcoin Miner Aims to Be Carbon Neutral […]



Square Declares It Won’t Buy More Bitcoin, Cites Network’s Carbon Footprint


squareSquare, a fintech and digital payments company, has declared earlier today it doesn’t have plans to purchase more bitcoin in the near future. The company also referred to the carbon footprint of the Bitcoin network and how it is a real issue that needs to be tackled in the future. Square Doesn’t Plan to Purchase […]



Leading Bitcoin Payments Processor Bitpay Joins Crypto Patent Alliance COPA


Leading Bitcoin Payments Processor Bitpay Joins Crypto Patent Alliance COPAThe world’s largest provider of cryptocurrency payment services, Bitpay has announced the company is joining the Square-founded crypto patent effort the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA). Bitpay has been working with blockchain products since 2011 and the firm will share open-source projects and use a shared patent library with the crypto patent organization. Bitpay Joins […]


Civil Lawsuit Against Craig Wright Wants High Court to Rule Against His Bitcoin White Paper Claims


Civil Lawsuit Against Craig Wright Wants High Court to Rule Against His Bitcoin White Paper ClaimsThe Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA), a bitcoin industry working group focused on patent laws, has filed a civil lawsuit in the UK against Craig Wright. For many years now Wright has insisted he is Satoshi Nakamoto, but has yet to prove so to the greater crypto community. COPA is looking to get the UK […]







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