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Square Crypto Is Creating a ‘Lightning Development Kit’ for Bitcoin Wallets

Announced Tuesday, the new kit includes an API, language tools, demo apps and other features to help developers integrate support for Lightning payments into their own wallets. Existing bitcoin wallets will also be able to support Lightning through the new kit, rather than requiring companies to build a separate wallet. Continue reading Square Crypto Is Creating a ‘Lightning Development Kit’ for Bitcoin Wallets

Jack Dorsey’s Square Crypto Poaches Dev Talent from Facebook’s Libra & Google

As if Facebook’s Libra doesn’t have enough trouble, they just lost a developer to a rising crypto star. Square Crypto has poached a trio of blockchain developers from across the tech industry including Lightning Labs, Facebook’s Libra, and Google. Steve Lee, who was Square Crypto’s maiden hire in June, also hails from Google. According to a Twitter post, Square Crypto, which till now has been comprised of Lee and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo, has welcomed Valentine Wallace, Jeffrey Czyz, and Arik Sosman to fill out its team. Continue reading Jack Dorsey’s Square Crypto Poaches Dev Talent from Facebook’s Libra & Google