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Jack Dorsey joined a company hackathon to get bitcoin in Square

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Square’s stock price has enjoyed a major boost since it began letting users buy and sell bitcoin on the company’s Cash payments app. But the feature only got there because Square founder and CEO Jack Dorsey joined a company hackathon, intent on finding a way to put bitcoin on his Cash payments card. The firm had been letting merchants accept bitcoin payments since 2014, but uptake was weak, with...

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