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Jack Dorsey’s Square will become Block from December 10th

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Ridgewood NJ, Jack Dorsey’s Square will become Block from December 10 as it expands beyond its original credit card business and starts focusing on blockchain technology. The company remains focused on building tools to help increase access to the economy. It will still trade under the ticker SQ on the NASDAQ. Square Crypto, a part of the company dedicated to advancing crypto, will change its name to Spiral. Jack Dorsey, Square’s CEO, recently stepped down from his other job as Twitter CEO to have more time to dedicate to Square’s growing portfolio.

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Square Plans to Build a Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange

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Ridgewood NJ, Square CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that Square is working on a new decentralized exchange called TBD. TBD will be a fully permissionless and decentralized exchange built around Bitcoin that will let users fund any kind of Bitcoin wallet using fiat currency. Square aims to develop the project using only Bitcoin infrastructure. There is no timeline for when Square plans to launch TBD.

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Reader says , Shouldn’t we ask ourselves if this is quite the moment in environmental history to be lighting every possible corner and square in Ridgewood?

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More like lighting up the place so there can be “events” every night as Vagianos has repeatedly requested. Shouldn’t we ask ourselves if this is quite the moment in environmental history to be lighting every possible corner and square of the town? Besides the absurd expense for installation and maintenance, and reducing our ability to see the stars and feel calm at night, increased electrical usage raises rates and can lead to brownouts and blackouts and even potential rationing. We’re just screwing ourselves left and right.