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Power Move

Sometimes things don’t go according to plan but those who are flexible know how to take advantage of any situation.  The US Government shutdown has affected many things, and the latest casualty seems to be the VanECK bitcoin ETF, which was up for review by the SEC. The deadline for a decision was February 27th […]

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Now Beating Altcoins At Their Own Game

The raison d’être of many altcoins was to improve on Bitcoin’s transaction times and fees. But with Lightning Network performing much the same functions for Bitcoin, are these altcoins really necessary any more? Not so much, according to figures from online retailer Bitrefill. Fill Her Up Bitrefill originally just sold mobile phone top-ups online, but added gift-vouchers […]

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Crypto Analysts: Bitcoin Strong After ETF Mishap Is Sign Of Bottom

Crypto’s worst nightmares came to life on Wednesday, as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed that the long-awaited Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) from VanEck had lost steam. Interestingly, however, the value of cryptocurrencies barely budged. This simple bout of nonaction sparked a newfound influx of bullish sentiment, in spite of the ostensibly bearish […]

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Your Move Apple: Samsung Galaxy S10 Leak Reveals ‘Keystore’ Crypto Wallet

Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung has appeared to expand its faith in cryptocurrency by adding wallet and storage features for its upcoming Galaxy S10 smartphone. Ex-Central Banker: Manufacturers Risk ‘Falling Behind’ Leaks of renders of the S10 circulating on social media this week show shots of the new feature, which Samsung has called ‘KeyStore.’ Assumedly referring […]

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‘We Will Refile and Reengage’ – US Gov’t Shutdown Halts Bitcoin ETF

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has withdrawn its plans for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Van Eck: ‘We Will Refile’ Bitcoin ETF A document published January 22 confirms the U-turn, which would have seen fund manager VanEck and developer SolidX potentially offer the first regulated […]