Bullish Bitcoin Supercharges Crypto Market Cap to Shatter 12-Month High $300 Billion

By CCN Markets: The net valuation of the cryptocurrency market on Friday flew above $300 billion for the first time in the last 372 days. Data assembled by CoinMarketCap.com shows that the cryptocurrency market capitalization touched approx $303.42 bil...

Facebook Libra’s Stark Reminder: Mass Regulation Before Mass Bitcoin Adoption

By CCN Markets: As expected, the US government has an interest in Facebook’s Libra project. The biggest regulatory organization in the world is sure to take notice when the world’s largest social network moves into the world of banking and personal fin...

‘Satoshi’s Useful Idiot’ Zuckerberg Will Boost Bitcoin Price Beyond $20,000: Max Keiser

By CCN Markets: Crypto bull Max Keiser has predicted that Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra will help boost the bitcoin price to new all-time highs. Bitcoin price to go up with increasing hash rate According to Keiser, this is because Libra will increase...

100% Cardano Price Spike Awaits After TestNet Release, Predicts Analyst

By CCN Markets: Cardano is up by over 105 percent year-to-date as it trades at $0.0903 as of this writing. The cryptocurrency is known to some as the “Ethereum Killer”. It may have already made big gains this year but it appears to just be warming up. ...

Litecoin Price Gains Despite Facebook’s Libra Stealing Altcoins’ Thunder

By CCN Markets: Litecoin (LTC) entered a positive territory on Wednesday while other top cryptocurrencies trended flat as investors became cautious following the introduction of the Facebook token, Libra. The LTC-to-dollar exchange rate established an ...

Bitcoin Evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos Says Facebook’s Libra Isn’t a Real Blockchain

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin educator and promotor Andreas M. Antonopoulos published a new video today in which he pointed out that Facebook’s Libra project doesn’t amount to a “real” blockchain. Is Facebook's Libra a real blockchain? No. Will it compete against #Bitcoin and truly open, public blockchains? Never. #LibreNotLibrahttps://t.co/MQkpPUuedE — Andreas M. Antonopoulos (@aantonop) June 18, 2019 The professional speaker has spoken at length in the past about the oppressive nature of KYC and “blacklisting” bitcoins. Facebook’s Coin Is Just Another Token Fungibility is an issue at the heart of cryptocurrency – if some coins are good, but others are

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Bitcoin Basher Nouriel Roubini Labels Facebook’s Libra a ‘Monopoly Scam’

By CCN Markets: Avowed Bitcoin critic Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini has found another target – Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, on the day of its announcement. According to the New York University economics professor, Libra is ‘blockchain in name...

Ripple (XRP) Flexes Weakly Despite $50 Million MoneyGram Deal

By CCN Markets: Blockchain payment company Ripple on Monday announced that it is going to buy up to $50 million worth of stakes in MoneyGram, the second largest money transfer service in the world. The news helped Ripple’s native token XRP rise b...

Facebook’s Crypto Wallet ‘Calibra’ is Coming to WhatsApp in 2020

By CCN Markets: The whitepaper of Libra, a crypto asset created by a non-profit organization in Libra Association led by Facebook has been formally released, disclosing key details of the digital asset and the blockchain protocol that supports it. As s...

Ripple Announces Game-Changing Partnership With MoneyGram

By CCN Markets: Ripple announced a partnership with money transfer giant MoneyGram today. Two Year Exclusive Agreement, Ripple and MoneyGram According to Ripple Labs, a two-year partnership has been struck with MoneyGram which makes Ripple its exclusiv...

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