Tag: spiral

May 18 2022

Jack Dorsey’s Block Wants To Create Economic Empowerment With Bitcoin

Among Block’s initiatives to further the Bitcoin ecosystem shared in its 2022 Investor Day is the development of an open-source bitcoin mining ASIC chip.Block’s overarching purpose is to drive economic empowerment in the world and Bitcoin plays a central role in that mission, its chief executives said during the firm’s first Investor Day since 2017 on Wednesday.“We believe Bitcoin is going...

May 03 2022

The Female Bitcoin Awakening: Why The Gender Gap Is Closing

Previous studies about Bitcoin acceptance claim a significant gender gap problem, but a new research by Spiral sheds light on a shifting reality that might turn into a more hopeful future for equal financial literacy. How Women Worldwide View Bitcoin The global study collected data from "24 women who work in the bitcoin and crypto field"; 17 women...

Jan 19 2022

How Jack Dorsey’s Block Is Paving The Way For Bitcoin

Jack Dorsey made headlines by leaving Twitter to focus full-time on Square (now Block) and Bitcoin. But how will the company advance the protocol?Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s new company, Block, is leading the charge to establish technology for the Bitcoin network that builds on both the company’s mission statement and Bitcoin’s founding principles. Genesis Block“If I were not at Square or...

Jan 12 2022

How Spiral, Jack Dorsey’s Rebranded Bitcoin Company, Is Accelerating Adoption

The lead of Spiral, the Bitcoin-focused company formerly known as Square Crypto, explains the group’s rebranding, mission and future.Jack Dorsey’s popular financial company Square went through a recent rebrand and is now called Block. The move led one of its subsidiaries, Square Crypto, to also take up a fresh name. Now known as Spiral,...

Dec 07 2021

From The Ground: DeLorme Tests El Salvador’s Fast Food Chains’ BTC Capabilities

Part two of thee of the From The Ground reports based on Stephen DeLorme’s phenomenal work. Here’s the first edition, but let’s recap. DeLorme is a designer who’s got a grant...

From The Ground: DeLorme Tests El Salvador’s Fast Food Chains’ BTC Capabilities

Part two of thee of the From The Ground reports based on Stephen DeLorme’s phenomenal work. Here’s the first edition, but let’s recap. DeLorme is a designer who’s got a grant...

Dec 06 2021

Jack Dorsey’s Spiral Announces The Lightning Dev Kit

The bitcoin-focused company has published a short film on the project it has been working on for over two years.Jack Dorsey’s Spiral has published a short film on its Lightning Dev Kit project.LDK is a library that abstracts low- level logic of the Lightning Network away, enabling developers to build a node more easily.The project had already borne fruit before this...

Dec 02 2021

Jack Dorsey Focuses On Bitcoin After Stepping Down As Twitter CEO

Jack Dorsey has shocked everyone when he announced on Monday that he would be stepping down as Twitter’s CEO. The long-time boss of the company which he had founded had herded it into new heights, making it one of the social media giants. However, it seemed his run had eventually come to an end when he announced that he was resigning and software...

Dec 01 2021

Jack Dorsey Is Now Focused On ‘Making Bitcoin More Than An Investment’

The billionaire’s bitcoin funding initiative Square Crypto has rebranded to Spiral and is aimed at “making bitcoin the planet’s preferred currency.”Payments giant Square will change its corporate name to Block Inc., the company said in a statement Wednesday. Square Crypto, its subsidiary focused on funding Bitcoin development, is now called Spiral....

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