Will Cryptocurrency Play a Role in Funding Abortion Access?

Will Cryptocurrency Play a Role in Funding Abortion Access?

“With privacy, it’s like, once it’s out, it’s out,” Professor Meiklejohn said. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, a physician and the director of Women on Waves, a nonprofit that provides resources for abortion seekers, found this to be the case when she tried setting up her own crypto wallet. “It had exactly the same diligence requests as…

Salesforce dumped Snowflake shares in Q1 2022 market plunge

Salesforce dumped Snowflake shares in Q1 2022 market plunge

Marc Benioff, chairman and co-chief executive officer of Salesforce.com Inc., speaks at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco on Nov. 19, 2019. Salesforce’s annual software conference, where it introduces new products and discusses its commitment to social causes, was interrupted for the second year in a row by protests against the company’s work with the…

Elon Musk can’t just walk away from Twitter deal by paying $1 billion

Elon Musk can’t just walk away from Twitter deal by paying $1 billion

Musk’s plan to buy Twitter has worried policymakers around the world. Joe Skipper | Reuters Elon Musk can’t just walk away from his deal to acquire Twitter by paying an agreed-upon $1 billion breakup fee. It’s not that simple. Musk Friday tweeted that he has decided to put his acquisition of Twitter “on hold” as…

Regulators anxious about stablecoins like tether after UST collapse

Regulators anxious about stablecoins like tether after UST collapse

The entire stablecoin market is now worth more than $160 billion. Justin Tallis | AFP via Getty Images Regulators are getting increasingly worried about stablecoins after the collapse of controversial cryptocurrency venture Terra. TerraUSD, an “algorithmic” stablecoin that’s meant to be pegged one-to-one with the U.S. dollar, has erased much of its value this week…

Cryptocurrency luna crashes to $0 as UST falls from peg; bitcoin rises

Cryptocurrency luna crashes to $0 as UST falls from peg; bitcoin rises

Bitcoin staged a rebound on Friday, jumping above $30,000 despite the ongoing woes of stablecoin TerraUSD which has caused panic in the crypto market. The world’s largest cryptocurrency bitcoin was trading at around $30,262.85 at 4 a.m. ET on Friday, according to CoinGecko data, up 8% in the last 24 hours after it dropped to…