AMEX stopping ticket purchases to Bitcoin event – June 19

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Current Bitcoin Price$9114

The market has hardly moved since this time yesterday. The charts for both Bitcoin and Ethereum are flat, while XRP, Bitcoin Cash, and EOS are all down 1-1.5%. On the other hand, Litecoin is up almost 2%. Even smaller altcoins are seeing especially quiet price movement today.

Top Stories for 19th June 2019 🔥

👉 AMEX stopping ticket purchases to Bitcoin event

Bitcoin 2019 is a cryptocurrency-related conference taking place between the 25th and 26th of June this year, in San Francisco, California. Ticket sales are still open, but potential attendees are running into a particularly scary problem…

AMEX has allegedly been blocking ticket purchases to the Bitcoin event. Speculators believe that the major credit card provider is stopping all cryptocurrency-related purchases, even if they don’t involve the purchase of cryptocurrency itself.

👉 Facebook cryptocurrency called “invasive and dangerous”

Yesterday Facebook released the whitepaper for Libra, its new cryptocurrency project. Despite ambitious plans, the currency has already met a good amount of resistance.

Experts have called Facebook’s cryptocurrency “the most invasive and dangerous form of surveillance yet”, writing that the coin will give Facebook unprecedented access to users’ private data in spades.

👉 Senior Microsoft engineer joins NEO

Microsoft is one of the world’s largest tech companies to this day. Software engineer Harry Pierson worked at the company for more than 20 years, working mainly on interoperability.

Two days ago, Pierson joined NEO Global Development as a chief architect. One of his main responsibilities will be to make NEO more developer friendly.