With bitcoin’s trading range getting even tighter, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your bitcoin news roundup.

This episode is sponsored by Bitstamp and Crypto.com.

First Mover: Bitcoin Miners Find Upgrade Financing Aplenty, Even as Prices Languish

Big-money players are extending financing to bitcoin miners for equipment upgrades, even though prices are still torpid two months after the halving.

PayPal Picks Paxos to Supply Crypto for New Service, Sources Say

PayPal has chosen Paxos to handle the new service’s supply of digital assets, according to two people familiar with the matter.

This New Coding Language Could Help Unlock Bitcoin’s Smart Contract Potential

With the introduction of Sapio, Jeremy Rubin hopes to expand Bitcoin’s smart contract use cases and increase the “financial self-sovereignty” of its users.