San Francisco Digital Payment Company Square to Buy Afterpay in $29 Billion DealSan Francisco digital-payments company Square Inc. says it has agreed to acquire Afterpay, which provides a “buy now, pay later” option for merchants, in an all-stock deal valued at about $29 billion.
Jay-Z, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Announce Bitcoin Development FundBitcoin's big week got bigger with an announcement from rapper Jay Z and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that the pair are establishing a bitcoin development fund.
Twitter, Facebook CEOs Defend Actions On Election Disinformation Before Senate Judiciary CommitteeThe CEOs of Facebook and Twitter are being summoned before Congress to defend their handling of disinformation in the 2020 presidential election, even as lawmakers questioning them are deeply divided over the election’s integrity and results.
Twitter, Google, Facebook CEOs To Face Grilling From Republican SenatorsLess than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to be grilled by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias. Democrats want to expand the discussion to include issues such as the companies’ impact on local news.
Senate Republicans Order Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To TestifyThe GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas.
Twitter Looking At Subscription Options As Ad Revenue Drops SharplyTwitter is actively exploring additional ways to make money from its users, including by considering a subscription model, CEO Jack Dorsey said Thursday.
Facebook Mulls Political-Advertising Blackout In Days Before 2020 ElectionFacebook is considering banning political advertising on its platform in the days leading up to the U.S. presidential election in November and the ban has been under consideration since last fall, according to a source familiar with the discussions.
Square Joins Twitter In Allowing Employees To Work From Home IndefinitelyEmployees at mobile payments company Square will be allowed to work from home indefinitely, even after restrictions related to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic are lifted.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Surprises Oakland School Officials With $10 Million DonationTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey stunned Oakland schools and city leaders Friday with a $10 million donation to a campaign aimed at providing computers and Internet access to all students in the Oakland Unified School District.
Coronavirus Update: Twitter Allowing Employees To Work From Home 'Forever'Twitter will reportedly allow most employees to work from home permanently, even after restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic are lifted.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Sets Aside $1B For Charity, Initial Focus On Coronavirus Relief EffortsTwitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey says he's dedicating more than a quarter of his wealth to a new fund for charitable causes, with the immediate focus on coronavirus relief efforts.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To 'Reevaluate' Plan To Spend Months In Africa Over CoronavirusTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey is putting his plans to live in Africa for several months this year on hold over concerns about the coronavirus.
Twitter Temporarily Suspends Ability To Tweet Via Text Message After CEO HackedTwitter is temporarily suspending the ability to tweet via text messages, days after CEO Jack Dorsey's account was hacked.
Hacker Sends Racist Tweets From Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's AccountTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey has found his official account hacked and sending racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers.
Twitter CEO Knocked For Promoting Myanmar Meditation RetreatExtolling the virtues of Myanmar as a travel destination while bypassing the plight of a minority group persecuted by the Southeast Asian nation's government is not going over well for CEO Jack Dorsey