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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has created an NFT for the first tweet

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has created an NFT for the first tweet

If you’ve used social media much, then you’ve seen the first tweet ever. Sent on March 21st, 2006 by Twitter co-founder and current CEO Jack Dorsey, it didn’t say very much: “just setting up my twttr.” But now, thanks to the wild west of NFTs — crypto-authenticated tokens that assign unique values and verification for …

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Square is buying a majority stake in Tidal

The rumors of Square buying Tidal proved true. Square has bought a majority stake in Tidal for the equivalent of $297 million in cash and stock. Jack Dorsey, Square’s CEO (and Twitter’s, for that matter), explained the deal as a bid to find “new ways” for artists to get paid — he believes the success …

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Twitter CEO on Banning Trump: Online Speech Can Cause Harm Offline

Twitter CEO on Banning Trump: Online Speech Can Cause Harm Offline

White supremacist Donald J. Trump speaks to the media before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on January 12, 2021.Image: Mandel Ngan (Getty Images) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey finally gave this thoughts on Wednesday about the decision to ban President Donald Trump from the platform, explaining that the move wasn’t easy and that …

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Amazon Court Filing Includes Chilling Death Threats Published On Parler

Amazon Court Filing Includes Chilling Death Threats Published On Parler

Congressional staffers barricade themselves after pro-Trump coup plotters stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) Amazon submitted a new filing in federal court on Tuesday in response to an emergency motion by Parler to restore its hosting services through Amazon’s AWS. Parler was kicked offline early …

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San Francisco Prepares For Potential Pro-Trump Protest at Twitter HQ on Monday

San Francisco Prepares For Potential Pro-Trump Protest at Twitter HQ on Monday

Photo: Jeff Chiu (AP) San Francisco police are preparing for a potential pro-Trump protest at Twitter’s headquarters on Monday morning, despite the fact that most Twitter employees are currently working from home due to the covid-19 pandemic. The protest, which is being organized online at the website TheDonald.win and in private Facebook groups, was sparked …

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For Some Strange Reason, Square Is Reportedly Thinking About Buying Tidal

For Some Strange Reason, Square Is Reportedly Thinking About Buying Tidal

Jay-Z purchased the music streaming service Tidal in 2015.Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) It’s still 2020 folks, so I’ll believe anything. However, after learning that Square, the digital payments processor, is reportedly talks to buy Tidal, the music streaming service, I thought the world was getting really weird. At first glance, that is one strange …

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The Big Winner of the Big Tech Senate Hearing Was Google's Sundar Puckeye(sp?)

The Big Winner of the Big Tech Senate Hearing Was Google’s Sundar Puckeye(sp?)

Sundar Pichai testifies before the Senate Commerce Committee via video chat.Screenshot: Gizmodo/C-Span There was a big hearing in the Senate today regarding the future of online speech and the law that allows the web-as-we-know-it to function. Of the three big witnesses at the hearing, Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have expected to be in the …

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