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‘Speed and simplicity’: How Square plans to bring bitcoin payments to the masses

  • The internet needs a native currency that’s invented, evolved, critiqued and developed on the internet, Jack Dorsey said at the Consensus conference in New York Wednesday
  • Square wants to make the user experience of its bitcoin wallet simple enough to scale what has so far been quite complicated
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