Tag: twitter

  • Elon Musk
    Crypto

    Elon Musk Fed Up with Twitter Crypto Scams, Turns to Dogecoin Creator for Help

    Eccentric tech entrepreneur and founder of Space X and electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, is reportedly getting fed up with the cryptocurrency giveaway scam bots that have been plaguing popular social media platform Twitter for the better part of a year. As a result, he has turned to...

    Tony Spilotro | September 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • goldman sachs tower
    Crypto

    Goldman Sachs Not Ditching Bitcoin Trading Desk, But Market Doesn’t Recover

    Yesterday, news broke that U.S.-based $90 billion multinational investment bank and financial services company powerhouse, Goldman Sachs, was ditching plans to eventually open up a Bitcoin trading desk as was initially reported. However, while speaking at the ongoing TechCrunch Disrupt 2018 conference, Goldman Sachs chief financial officer Marty...

    Tony Spilotro | September 7, 2018 | 7:22 am
  • shapeshift
    Crypto

    Lawyer: ShapeShift’s Membership Move Follows “Threats” From Regulators

    News came yesterday that the Bitcoin exchange ShapeShift are introducing a new membership initiative — implying that users will have to provide more personal data in order to use the platform’s services. ShapeShift Announces Membership Program According to the company’s Tweet, which also contained a link to a...

    Thomas Delahunty | September 6, 2018 | 7:45 am
  • Altcoins

    Researchers Identify 15,000-Strong Botnet Scamming Crypto Twitter

    Cybersecurity firm Duo Security has released an analysis of the botnets of Twitter. During a lengthy paper on the topic, the team behind the research identified over 15,000 bots devoted to scamming users out of cryptocurrency. Duo Security Provide the Tools to Fight Back Against Botnets Researchers at...

    Rick D. | August 10, 2018 | 8:10 pm
  • Industry

    Buterin: Bitcoin, Ethereum ETFs are Good, But Need Easier Ways For Public to Buy

    On July 29, Ethereum co-founder and renowned blockchain developer Vitalik Buterin discussed the necessity of infrastructure around Bitcoin and Ethereum, and the need to create better ways for the public to invest in major digital assets. Easier Methods of Purchasing Crypto Specifically, Buterin addressed the more institutionally-connected Bitcoin...

    Thomas Delahunty | July 30, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • twitter
    Crypto

    Crypto Market Leaders Call For Twitter to Ban ‘Scam Bots’

    Crypto scam bots have become a common sight in the Twitter landscape, with many premier cryptocurrency personalities seeing an influx of fraudulent accounts commenting on their posts. This has become such a large problem that well-known cryptocurrency figures, like Binance’s CEO and Charlie Shrem, have signed an “open letter”...

    Nick Chong | July 19, 2018 | 12:30 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Square Sees Stock Price Explode As Its Bitcoin Service Expands

    Square, the financial services company started by Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey, has been seeing its crypto service expand rapidly. Nomura Instinet: Square Is Decoupling From Bitcoin’s Performance Bitcoin has seen a dismal year so far, to be frank, with the foremost cryptocurrency taking a tumble from $20,000 down...

    Nick Chong | July 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • social media
    Bitcoin

    Research Shows Bitcoin Price Linked to Public Sentiment on Social Media

    Bitcoin’s value is manipulated by public sentiment, this according to researchers who found that positive comments by infrequent social media users were likely to enhance the coin’s prospects.  Social Media’s Impact on Bitcoin’s Price Researchers from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, led by assistant...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 27, 2018 | 3:00 am

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