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Platform Industry: Tesla's Elon Musk

Can Elon Musk bring tangible change to Twitter?

When news broke that the worlds richest man Elon Musk was buying a >9% stake in Twitter, the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey’s Block beats profit estimates

Block Inc, the payments company of Twitter Inc founder Jack Dorsey, posted better than expected fourth-quarter profit thanks to a highly volatile bitcoin market and booming online ...

Jack Dorsey

Twitter-funded social media project Bluesky adds Jack Dorsey to board

Bluesky, a Twitter Inc-funded project that is seeking to rebuild how social media companies operate, said on Monday Twitter co-founder and former chief executive Jack Dorsey will j...

Platform Industry: Tesla's Elon Musk

‘Has anyone seen Web3?’ Musk, Dorsey mock tech’s latest buzzword

Billionaires Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey dismissed the so-called Web3 and criticized the involvement of venture capital firms such as Andreessen Horowitz in building out what some ha...

Afterpay

Afterpay gets shareholder nod for Block Inc buyout; majority of proxy votes in favour of deal

Buy now pay later firm Afterpay Ltd said on Tuesday its $29 billion buyout by Block Inc, previously known as Square, got overwhelming support from shareholders, with 99.79% of the ...

Platform Economy in Australia, primarily in Melbourne and Sydney

Australia proposes new laws to regulate crypto and BNPL sector

Australia will create a licencing framework for cryptocurrency exchanges and consider launching a retail central bank digital currency as part of the biggest overhaul of its A$650 ...

Platform News: Social media Twitter button

Twitter’s design, engineering heads to step down in management rejig

Twitter Inc said on Friday its engineering head Michael Montano and design chief Dantley Davis would step down from their roles by the end of this month, as part of a broader manag...

Jack Dorsey

Dorsey-led Square rebrands to Block in nod to blockchain

Square Inc, the payments company led by Twitter Inc co-founder Jack Dorsey, has said it was changing its name to Block Inc, as it looks to expand beyond its payment business and in...

Platform News: Twitter App

Who is Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal?

Twitter Inc has promoted company insider and technology head Parag Agrawal to replace Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey.

Platform News: Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey hands reins to technology chief Agrawal

Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey is stepping down from his role and CTO Parag Agrawal will now lead the company, the social networking platform has announced.

Jack Dorsey

Square quarterly profit jumps on bitcoin boost

Square reported a nearly 60% rise in third-quarter gross profit on Thursday, fuelled by a jump in bitcoin transactions on its peer-to-peer payment service Cash App.

Jack Dorsey

Square CEO Dorsey says looking to build a bitcoin mining system – tweet

Square Inc CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the leading FinTech player is looking to build a bitcoin mining system based on custom silicon and open source for individuals as well as b...

Jack Dorsey

Twitter-backed Bluesky picks entrepreneur to lead web research group

Bluesky, an organization funded by Twitter to build technology aimed at fundamentally changing how social media platforms operate, on Monday announced a leader for the project near...

Afterpay

The $29 billion deal in 11 weeks: how Square bought Afterpay

Jack Dorsey introduced the world to expressing itself in just 140 characters as the creator of Twitter Inc, and his payments company, Square Inc, also likes getting straight to the...

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey leads $29 billion buyout of lending pioneer Afterpay

Square Inc, the payments firm of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, will purchase buy now, pay later (BNPL) pioneer Afterpay Ltd for $29 billion, creating a global transactions giant ...