Former Fed Chair Bernanke: Bitcoin Is Mainly Used in Underground Economy for Illicit Activities – Featured Bitcoin News

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke says the main use of bitcoin is “mostly for underground economy activities and often things that are illegal or illicit.” He added, “I don’t think bitcoin is going to take over as an alternative form of money.” Ben Bernanke on Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke shared … Read more

Apartment Sold for Bitcoin in Portugal After New Regulation Allows Property Deals in Crypto – Bitcoin News

An apartment in Portugal has changed hands, with the buyer paying directly in cryptocurrency in a reported first for the country. The home was purchased for 3 bitcoins without conversion to euros, under a new regulation permitting real estate deals with digital currencies. Buyer Pays With Bitcoin for Apartment in Braga, Portugal A three-room (two-bedroom) … Read more