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BitcoinSV’s Social Platform Twetch Streamlines P2P Payments

[ad_1] Bitcoin SV powered social media platform Twetch has launched a feature to streamline peer-to-peer (P2P) payments.Twetch is a Twitter-like social media platform where users must make micropayments in order to post and engage with content on the platform. Content creators are directly paid for their activity through a revenue sharing system based on likes and shares. The platform is currently in private beta.Command-line style payments featureTweet has rolled out
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Virgin Galactic’s Chamath Palihapitiya: Bitcoin Could Go to $1 Million, Everybody Should Own Some

[ad_1] Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya has shared his bitcoin investment strategy, predicting that bitcoin’s price could reach a million dollars. He further suggested that everybody should have 1% of their assets in bitcoin since it is “a fantastic hedge.” Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries Request Help, Trillions of Dollars Needed Bitcoin’s Price Could Reach $1 Million Chamath Palihapitiya, the chairman of Virgin Galactic and founder of
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UFC Fighter Changes Twitter Name to Promote Bitcoin Halving

[ad_1] As Bitcoin (BTC) prepares to undergo a block reward halving next month, at least one prominent figure in the sports world is doing his part to promote the event.Ben Askren, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter and well-known Bitcoin bull, has changed the display name on his Twitter account to “Bitcoin Halving May 13”. Askren has more than 311,000 followers.Source: TwitterThe name and date are referring to the official
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Pandemic Could Be The Tipping Point For Bitcoin

[ad_1] The global spread of the coronavirus played a major role in the dramatic 2020 stock market crash. The bailout bill for saving the world’s economy is $7 trillion and rising fast. Bitcoin bull Tim Draper believes this confluence of factors may be the tipping point that allows innovations such as Bitcoin and smart contracts to flourish.In an interview on April 6, the global venture capital investor said he was
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Charity Crypto Poker Tournament: Big-Stacking Sats for COVID-19

[ad_1] The crypto community is rallying around the charge to fight COVID-19, with a variety of initiatives raising money to fight the pandemic and support charities on the front lines of the battle. The most recent: an online poker tournament, open to anyone and featuring a host of well-known crypto faces.The Giving Block has partnered with a number of high-profile cryptocurrency and blockchain firms to promote #CryptoCOVID19, a campaign to
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It’s Time For Beer & Bitcoin: Quarantine Edition

[ad_1] In the latest episode of Beer & Bitcoin, Cointelegraph’s YouTube hosts Jackson and Giovanni were joined by Cointelegraph editor-in-chief Jay Cassano and managing editor Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr. They are in quarantine in New York City and Padova, Italy, respectively.But we’re not inclined to let quarantine hold us down. With some beers on hand, it’s easy to get into an engaged crypto discussion.This time the conversation focused on the economic
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Bitcoin Naysayer Jamie Dimon Praises $2 Trillion Stimulus While Predicting Great Recession

[ad_1] JPMorgan Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon praised the U.S. government for quick action in the wake of COVID-19, yet he criticized it for not having a “pandemic playbook.”Dimon is mostly known among the crypto community for his derisive statements about Bitcoin (BTC). In September 2017, Dimon called Bitcoin “a fraud” right before its historical peak.  On another occasion he said:“It’s worse than tulip bulbs. It won’t end well. Someone
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Jack Dorsey Donates 28% of His Wealth to Global COVID-19 Relief

[ad_1] Twitter CEO and Square founder Jack Dorsey has started a new fund called Start Small LLC, aimed at fighting COVID-19. He’s seeding the fund with $1 billion, roughly 28% of his wealth. He shared the news via Twitter:Source: TwitterThe fund’s efforts will initially focus fighting the global pandemic currently dominating the news cycle, but will eventually switch to providing money for girl’s health, education and universal basic income (UBI)
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Shareholders Must Decide Who Will Represent Them By May

[ad_1] Law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP announced on April 7 that the lead plaintiff motion deadline in the Canaan securities IPO class action lawsuit was set for May 4, 2020.The Canaan’s litigating stakeholders in the “Lemieux v. Canaan Inc.” case are expected to decide who will represent their interests, as they were accused that the initial public offering (IPO) carried out last November violated the Securities Act of
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Bitcoin Cash Halving in T-Minus 16 Hours, BSV to Follow

[ad_1] Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will complete its block reward halving over the next 24 hours, with Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (SV) following shortly after. One of Bitcoin’s most controversial forks, Bitcoin Cash, will halve in approximately 16 hours as of press time, cutting its block reward from 12.5 BCH down to 6.25.  Bitcoin forks follow the original coin’s leadThe result of community disputes, Bitcoin’s chain split in 2017, forming two assets — BTC