Jack Dorsey’s Square has ‘no plans’ to purchase more Bitcoin ‘at this point’

Digital payments company Square, led by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, decided to hit the brakes—at least for the time being—on Bitcoin (BTC) purchases after losing $20 million on its previous crypto investments, the firm’s CFO Amrita Ahuja told Financial News yesterday.
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Mark Cuban reaffirms Bitcoin plans after Tesla snub sparks concerns

Billionaire ‘Shark Tank’ star Mark Cuban said today that Dallas Mavericks, the Cuban-owned NBA basketball team, will continue to accept Bitcoin regardless of the concerns around the asset’s alleged energy usage, as per a tweet this morning.
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Creator of Wall Street’s ‘Fear Index’ joins ‘Crypto Volatility Index’ as advisor

The Crypto Volatility Index (CVI) project, an open-source decentralized finance protocol backed by blockchain protocol COTI, is adding professor Dan Galai, the co-creator of the VIX, into its board of advisors, as per a release.
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How Constellation is perfecting blockchain onboarding for big enterprise

While large enterprise adoption might be one of the least sexy topics in the fast-moving world of crypto and blockchain, it just might be the most important catalyst to a futuristic reality where everyone and everything is being recorded on a distributed ledger.
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Surveillance project supported by Ripple’s Chris Larsen sees backlash from LGBTQ group

A $695,000 donation from Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen towards a community-led surveillance camera project in San Francisco is receiving backlash from certain sections of society, local outlet San Francisco Examiner reported today.
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Ali Raheman, founder of Autonio, on building an algorithmic trading community

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Ali Raheman, Founder of Autonio, an algorithmic trading platform that also develops solutions that enhance DeFi liquidity.  Ali has a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China alongside his work as Founder of Autonio.
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Bitcoin is an ‘open Ponzi scheme,’ says ‘Black Swan’ author

Well-known risk analyst and “Black Swan” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb seemingly changed his previously positive attitude toward Bitcoin, calling it a “gimmick” and an “open Ponzi scheme” during an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box yesterday.
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