Facebook Partners with E-Commerce Companies to Support Crypto Payment

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Facebook is in talks with various e-commerce companies and financial firms to support its crypto payment that is under development. So far Facebook has engaged MasterCard and Visa about the project that is known as Project Libra. Crypto Payment Facebook is expected to commit $1 billion to the development of crypto payment. The company has approached various e-commerce companies to invest in its crypto payment feature and be a partner of the network. Paying via crypto will not be limited only to Facebook…

3 Reasons Bitcoin Will Race Toward a New Record High at $20,000

By CCN: The bitcoin price surged as much as 7.60-percent on Friday to establish a new 2019 peak at $5,796.93. The uptrend pushed bitcoin’s year-to-date rally to an impressive 54.08-percent. At the same time, it brought the asset’s total recovery to an astounding 82-percent and set the cryptocurrency well on its way to a fresh record high. Here are three factors that indicate the bitcoin price has not only found a bottom but is also well on its way to smashing through the $20,000 peak it set in late 2017.…

Op Ed: 3 Reasons Why Crypto Has an Exchange Problem

While the Crypto Winter may be lingering with us into the spring, crypto exchanges are doing just fine. According to CoinMarketCap, there are now 255 major crypto exchanges. That’s a notable increase from a year ago, when there were 208. A booming exchange industry sounds like a positive, but we can do with fewer exchanges for cryptocurrencies to establish themselves as a dominant force in the global financial system. For crypto to truly thrive, the ecosystem needs only five or six exchanges — and certainly no more than a dozen…

Major Darknet Marketplace Wall Street Market Shuttered by Law Enforcement

Wall Street Market, the second-largest darknet market in the world in recent months, has been shut down by international law enforcement agencies, including Europol as well as U.S., German, Dutch and Romanian law enforcement. Three suspected operators of the online marketplace for illegal goods and services have been arrested in Germany, while some of the highest-selling suppliers of narcotics were arrested in the United States. Darknet markets are the digital black markets only accessible through the anonymizing Tor browser; they use bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for payment. Since the pioneering…

Tron (TRX) Prices Flat, Did Justin Sun Consider Investing in BitFinex?

Tron (TRX) range bound but up 4.5 percent Justin Sun could invest in BitFinex IEO The integrity of any blockchain team lead them to success or failure. Therefore, the decision of Tron’s co-founder Justin Sun to contemplate  investing in an IEO of a trusted exchange headed by a questionable team should under ordinary circumstances  raise red flags. At spot rates, Tron (TRX) is up 4.5 percent from last week’s close, and bulls are aiming at 4 cents. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals BitFinex is under siege. Apart from the mess around…

Tokenized Securities Exchange Currency.com Launches to the Public

Belarus-based tokenized securities exchange Currency.com has announced it is launching to the public today after a spell in beta mode since January. The platform – which claims to be the world’s first such exchange – allows investors to directly trade and invest in tokenized financial instruments, with payment being made directly in bitcoin (BTC) or ethereum (ETH). Currency.com has also launched an app for both iOS and Android allowing users to access the exchange on the go. Other features added for the launch include 50 percent margin close outs and selling…

Introducing the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast

Bitcoin is the world’s most popular digital currency. It’s also the original decentralized and digitally scarce asset. That means no single person, authority or organization can control or create more of it. For these reasons, Bitcoin holds the potential to upend our traditional financial systems, the same systems and practices that have plagued people for centuries. If you read Bitcoin Magazine, chances are you probably know a lot about this stuff. Founded by Vitalik Buterin and Mihai Alisie in 2012, Bitcoin Magazine is the original source of news and commentary…

Bitcoin Jumps 4% to New 2019 High Boosted by $20,000 Trigger Indicator

By CCN.com: The bitcoin price has increased from $5,341 to $5,587 on Coinbase, getting close to surpassing a 2019 high at $5,594. In some crypto major markets, the bitcoin price surged past $5,600. The bitcoin price is up around 4 percent in the past 24 hours (source: coinmarketcap.com) According to Peter Brandt, a technical analyst and a best-selling author, a technical indicator called the Factor’s benchmark weekly moving average (MA) has formed a similar structure it showed in 2015. “The last time Factor’s benchmark weekly MA was in the current…