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Square is considering building Bitcoin miners, says CEO Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey’s Block commits to build an ‘open’ bitcoin mining ecosystem

advertisement Block, the payments-focused company formerly known as Square, is officially throwing its hat into the bitcoin mining game. Dorsey initially teased such a move last fall, highlighting a possible bid “based on custom silicon and open source for individuals and businesses worldwide.” Now, statements from Block executives as well as recent job postings offer …

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The Block Research January Analyst Call

The Block Research January Analyst Call

Each month The Block Research hosts an analyst call reviewing the most important topics from the month prior. This month Lars Hoffmann takes a look at January by the numbers. Ryan Todd shares insights from MicroStrategy’s historic Bitcoin Summit. Mika Honkasalo discusses Cosmos IBC and arguments for application-specific chains. Source link

[SPONSORED] The Block Presents: The State of Institutional Spot Liquidity – Brought to you by Altonomy

[SPONSORED] The Block Presents: The State of Institutional Spot Liquidity – Brought to you by Altonomy

About the Panelists: Ricky Li, Co-Founder of Altonomy Ricky Li, Co-founder of Altonomy. Now based in New York, he is a veteran trader in the cryptocurrency market and traditional commodities markets. Li holds a CFA Charter and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer, CoinShare Meltem Demirors is Chief …

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Bitcoin Halving: How Miners Prepare for Lower Block Rewards

Bitcoin Halving: How Miners Prepare for Lower Block Rewards

As the latest Bitcoin halving approaches, miners are upgrading equipment, optimizing arrangements, conserving power and more in the race to dominate. How are bitcoin (BTC) miners strategizing for the upcoming halving event, in which block reward subsidies will be cut by 50 percent? On this week’s episode of “Bitcoin Halving 2020: Miner Perspectives,” Kristy-Leigh Minehan …

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