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VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF delayed by SEC for public comments

VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF delayed by SEC for public comments

The VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF was delayed another five weeks in an order issued by the Securities Exchange Commission. So far, the Commission is unconvinced that BTC is sufficiently resistant to price manipulation to allow listing on public exchanges, among other concerns.

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Dragonchain awarded patent for blockchain-powered loyalty system

Dragonchain awarded patent for blockchain-powered loyalty system

Dragonchain, an enterprise blockchain-as-a-service provider originally developed out of a Disney technology incubator, was awarded a patent for a loyalty system that tracks and monetizes time on the blockchain, according to documents published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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Send Bitcoin and Litecoin transactions over WhatsApp

Send Bitcoin and Litecoin transactions over WhatsApp

WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging platform, will now allow its users to transfer Bitcoin and Litecoin via the Lite.Im bot. Developed by blockchain platform Zulu Republic, the bot will also enable transactions in ETH and ZTX, the company’s native token.

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Why BitMEX CEO believes the bitcoin bull market is just starting

Why BitMEX CEO believes the bitcoin bull market is just starting

Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, the most widely utilized margin trading platform for crypto assets such as bitcoin and Ethereum, has said that the bitcoin bull market is real.

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Analysis of active addresses: Bitcoin, XRP, Dash, and Dogecoin see major growth

Analysis of active addresses: Bitcoin, XRP, Dash, and Dogecoin see major growth

A recent comparison from Coinmetrics showed that Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Dash, and Ripple have seen a significant increase in the number of active addresses. While these coins have performed very well this year, other solid performers such as NEO saw a 70 percent drop.

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ICYMI

📈 Data shows mainstream interest in Bitcoin is surging

🤩 New Ethereum-based digital collectibles market Meme Factory goes live

🍕 Bitcoin Pizza Guy featured on Anderson Cooper’s 60 Minutes

Will privacy coins beat Bitcoin? Analysis of Monero, Zcash, Verge, Komodo, and Grin

🤺 Roger Ver strikes back at Craig Wright for libel suit

👜 Louis Vuitton’s conglomerate bringing Ethereum-based blockchain technology to luxury fashion

🎙 National Public Radio (NPR) becomes a Brave verified publisher, now accepting Basic Attention Token for donations


What else?

On the Bitcoin-centered episode of 60 Minutes on Sunday night, Pomp noted the Federal Reserve governor had no response to how central banks manipulate US dollars.


CryptoSlate technical analyst Eric Thies notes that consolidation above resistance is a positive sign for the price of Bitcoin.


Some interesting stats about how quickly the price of Bitcoin skyrocketed during the 2017 bull market.


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