Twitter drops an official Bitcoin emoji

Plus decentralized DNS Handshake launches today & supercars tokenized on Ethereum

Welcome to the week, Blockfolians

The Lede 

Bitcoin Twitter spent most of Friday and Saturday being angry at Twitter for suspending ZeroHedge, but then, in the immortal words of Harry Dunne “Just when I think you couldn't possibly be any dumber, you go and do something like this...and totally redeem yourself!” 

Seriously, Jack dropped the #bitcoin and #btc and the whole community rejoiced. Next stop - a Unicode version across the web. 

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What We’re Reading

🚗Vroom Vroom - Think supercars are a great investment category, but don’t have an extra $ millie plus lying around? The Seychelles stock exchange has announced the listing of over $200m in tokenized supercar equity. 

💹Ether futures coming this year? - The CFTC has a track record of being more crypto friendly than some other US agencies. The latest? CFTC Chair Heath Tarbert reiterated his belief last week that we will see Ether futures in short order.

🕺Shake it like a [censorship-resistant DNS system] - After months of anticipation, Handshake has gone live on mainnet. The project aims to supplement today’s Top Level Domain name system with something with much more power to evade authority overreach. 

A Really Big Number You Should Be Paying Attention To


That’s the growth in the total number of unique transactions processed by Coinbase Commerce between 2018 and 2019. While the total volume ($135m in 2019) may be small, that growth is undeniable. 

Final Thought

I don’t care what state Kansas City is in as long as they’re in a crypto state of mind.