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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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Alchemy Goes Public With Developer Platform in Bid to Grow DeFi Ecosystem

Alchemy Goes Public With Developer Platform in Bid to Grow DeFi Ecosystem

Blockchain infrastructure startup Alchemy, which helps decentralized finance (DeFi) projects run or access nodes, just launched its full suite of products to the public, after a two-year closed beta serving teams including MakerDAO and Kyber Network.  DeFi projects like MakerDAO, 0x and others all use Alchemy’s solutions to access Ethereum blockchain data, rather than run …

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Conflux Blockchain Announces Ecosystem Grants Program

Conflux Blockchain Announces Ecosystem Grants Program

Blockchain startup Conflux has announced its Conflux Ecosystem Grants Program, paid in the blockchain’s native CRX token, for building out the Conflux ecosystem, according to a release from the firm.  Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of …

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Mapping out Xpring’s digital asset ecosystem investments

Mapping out Xpring’s digital asset ecosystem investments

Quick Take While investing is not Xpring’s core business focus, it has invested at least $500 million across 27 investments Notable investments include an allocation of $100 million to Forte for a blockchain gaming fund and investment in areas involving Open Finance Xpring made a total of 18 investments in 2019, its deal involvement has …

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