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Bitcoin Developer Fund Brink Is Granted Tax-Exempt Status

Donations to the Brink open-source development fund are now tax exempt for U.S. donors. Founded and directed by Bitcoin Core contributor John Newbery, Brink provides grants to Bitcoin developers who work on its open-source tech stack. Now, it has secured 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service, meaning any U.S. taxpayer donating to the fund […]Read More

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Bitcoin Developer Jonas Schnelli Receives Open-Source Grant

Marathon Patent Group (MARA) announced Thursday it will bankroll the work of Bitcoin Core developer Jonas Schnelli. The year-long grant is worth $96,000, payable in bitcoin. Previously, Bitmain funded Schnelli’s work before nixing his and other’s grants last year, something Marathon Patent Group highlighted in its correspondence with CoinDesk. “Bitmain cancelled all of their funding […]Read More

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Square Crypto Funds Bitcoin Developer to Improve Mining Pool Software

Square Crypto’s latest grant will fund a Bitcoin developer’s work on software that could improve how mining collectives pool hash power. Pseudonymous developer Fi3 (@piccioneLibero2 on Twitter, or “free pigeon”) will receive an undisclosed sum to work on an implementation of Stratum V2, the next iteration of a Bitcoin mining protocol software developed by Braiins.  […]Read More