Payments company Square said Wednesday that it is changing its name to Block as its interest in blockchain technology grows. Led by bitcoin bull Jack Dorsey, who stepped down as the CEO of Twitter on Monday, Square is likely to continue building out its crypto services. Square already allows customers to buy and sell bitcoin through its Cash App and has a division called TBD that is building...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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