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Why Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey Are Warming to Blockchain

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. “Left to their own devices, computer scientists would recreate the Soviet Union.” That line belongs …

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Bitcoin Account Accuses Twitter of Shadow Banning to Restrict Its Reach

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On March 23, the Twitter handle @Bitcoin became mired in controversy after BTC supporters complained about the account and attempted to get the profile shut down. The operator of the Bitcoin Twitter profile has also accused the social media platform of manipulating matters by placing restrictions on the account and limiting its …

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Square will offer its new crypto employees payment in Bitcoin

MARK GARLICK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images Payments startup Square is turning its attention to cryptocurrency. According to tweets from CEO Jack Dorsey, the company is hiring engineers and a designer to “work full-time on open source contributions to the bitcoin/crypto ecosystem.” #BitcoinTwitter and #CryptoTwitter! Square is hiring 3-4 crypto engineers and 1 designer to …

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Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin

Payments startup Square plans to hire a number of engineers and a designer to work on its crypto initiatives, according to tweets from CEO Jack Dorsey. The twist: These new hires may just be paid in bitcoin. Dorsey, who also founded and runs Twitter, announced Wednesday evening that Square plans to hire three or four …

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Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin’s Lightning Is Coming to Cash App

A bitcoin scaling solution called the lightning network may soon come to Square’s Cash App for mobile payments. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey, an investor in the bitcoin-oriented startup Lightning Labs, recently announced during an interview with podcaster Stephan Livera that there are plans to integrate the scaling technology with Square’s mobile app. “It’s …

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