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Jun 10 2022

Jack Dorsey’s TBD Presents Bitcoin-Based Decentralized Web5

TBD’s Web5 takes a different approach than Web3 on how to build a properly decentralized internet, with Bitcoin being the single blockchain used in the project.Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin-focused TBD business unit, a subsidiary of Block Inc., announced Friday that it is building a new decentralized web: Web5.Web5 is based on the assumption that Web3, the idea of building a decentralized web...

Jun 03 2022

Jack Dorsey’s Block Inc And Apple Team Up For iPhone Contactless Payments Feature

Summary: Block will integrate Square's payment infrastructure into Apple's upcoming "Tap to Pay" feature. The update for iPhones should roll out later in 2022 per reports. Square's Point-of-Sales app will facilitate the contactless payment service. The payment portal does not yet support crypto. An early access program has been announced to help vendors test the integration. According to a report from Reuters on...

May 31 2022

Block Inc Survey Addresses Misconceptions About Bitcoin: Report

In partnership with Wakefield Research, Block Inc released a survey of 9,500 respondents discussing misconceptions surrounding bitcoin.Block partnered with Wakefield Research to address misconceptions surrounding Bitcoin. The survey included 9,500 respondents from varying age groups, genders and ethnicities from around the world.The data reveals something telling about the knowledge...

May 27 2022

Bitcoin Superfan Jack Dorsey Bids Adios To Twitter Board

And so, there he goes. Bitcoin "cheerleader" Jack Dorsey is out from the Twitter board. The former Twitter CEO resigned from the company's board of directors on Thursday, effective immediately, barely weeks after having played a significant part in the company's acquisition by Elon Musk. At a time when Musk's $44 billion buyout of the platform is still up in the air, the...

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...

Feb 24 2022

Is Block About To Change Bitcoin’s Self-Custody, Hardware Wallet Game? Probably

Exciting times at the Block headquarters. In today’s world, self-custody of your coins is one of the most important things there is. And Jack Dorsey’s bitcoin-focused company knows this. That’s why Block’s Square team is building a hardware wallet, even though Nick Slaney, Product Design Engineer, thinks it’s “so much more.” In a recent Twitter thread,...

Feb 08 2022

CashApp Shocks The World, Enables Payments Through The Lightning Network

It’s official! CashApp integrated Lightning Network payments to most of their customers in the USA. The rumor has been circulating for months, but, the wait is finally over. This might prove to be monumental for the Bitcoin network. “Lightning Network is now available on Cash App. It's the fastest, free way to pay anyone in bitcoin,” tweeted the company....

Feb 01 2022

Dorsey, Saylor Talk Bitcoin at Online Event

The chief executives discussed on Tuesday how the open and transparent Bitcoin network could be leveraged to help people and businesses worldwide.Bitcoin is deliberate, predictable, open, and transparent, features that set it apart from every other decentralized network in existence, said Jack Dorsey, the CEO of financial services company Block and ex-CEO of Twitter.Dorsey joined Michael Saylor, CEO of...

Jan 20 2022

Jack Dorsey, Saylor to Speak at Upcoming Free Bitcoin Conference

The two chief executives will kickstart the event with an in-depth conversation about Bitcoin.Jack Dorsey and Michael Saylor will speak at an upcoming Bitcoin conference catered to corporations.Bitcoin for Corporations kickstarts in February to explore how BTC can benefit institutions.The event will be part of a larger conference, World 2022, that will also feature conversations around...

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

Cash App Starts Rolling Out Lightning Network to its Users

One of the leading digital payment service providers, Cash App, has just integrated the Lightning Network, a Bitcoin Layer 2 solution allowing for drastically cheaper and faster transfers. The update comes three years after Jack Dorsey, a CEO of Block, the company that owns and develops Cash App, guaranteed that the Lightning implementation is not a question of if but when.

Dec 02 2021

Jack Dorsey’s Square is Rebranding to Block, Exhibiting a Shift Towards Blockchain

Square, one of the more popular digital payment services, will be changing its name to Block. The announcement came only two days after Jack Dorsey announced his resignation as Twitter CEO, which led many to believe Dorsey will get more heavily involved with crypto going forward.

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....

Nov 22 2021

Inside Square’s whitepaper for its Bitcoin decentralized exchange

Nov 22 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bitcoin defi exchanges jack dorsey square

In this year alone, the crypto adventure of the co-founder and CEO of Square and Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has been exhilarating. This time around, his payment-focused tech company, Square has released the white paper of its proposed decentralized Bitcoin exchange,...

Square, Led by Jack Dorsey, has Released a White Paper for the tbDEX Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange

Square, a digital payment business based in the United States, has long been a participant in the decentralized crypto space. While Jack Dorsey, who...

Nov 20 2021

Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin DEX Project TBD Releases White Paper, Here’s Everything You Should Know

Nov 20 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and founder of Square is a well-known Bitcoin proponent, and his decentralized Bitcoin exchange project called TBD has started to materialize. Dorsey announced his Bitcoin-based Defi plans a couple of months ago, and earlier today the official account of TBD shared a white paper marketing the beginning of the The post Jack Dorsey's Bitcoin DEX Project TBD...

Nov 19 2021

Square’s Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Proposal Announced: tbDEX

Jack Dorsey’s TBD Bitcoin project has released the white paper of its decentralized exchange proposal.Square’s decentralized bitcoin exchange proposal has been announced.tbDEX is a protocol that seeks to improve the on- ramp rails into bitcoin.The protocol’s whitepaper has also been released.Square’s Bitcoin business TBD today released the whitepaper of its decentralized bitcoin...

Nov 06 2021

American payments firm Square logs over $1 billion in Bitcoin revenue

Nov 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bitcoin btc cashapp investments jack dorsey

Jack Dorsey’s Square in its recent quarterly earnings report has revealed that the firm made $1.8 billion in Bitcoin revenue and $42 million in profits. Square’s Bitcoin...

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