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Central Africa Republic’s Bitcoin Adoption

May 23rd, 2022

The Central Africa Republic (CAR)’s surprise bitcoin adoption decision once again shows that the top cryptocurrency can be an alternative to fiat currency. However, the African country still needs to invest heavily in its telecommunications infrastructure. The CAR also needs to prioritize education that helps the population to familiarize itself with cryptocurrency basics. The CAR’s…

Cyprus Drafts Crypto Rules, May Introduce Them Before EU Regulations

May 20th, 2022

Cyprus has prepared its own legislation to regulate crypto assets and is likely to adopt it before Europe finalizes a common regulatory framework, a government official has indicated. The authorities in Nicosia welcome the “careful” use of cryptocurrencies, he added. Government of Cyprus to Submit ‘Attractive’ Crypto Bill Cyprus has an “enviable position” in the…

Microstrategy CEO Expects Bitcoin to ‘Go Into the Millions’ Despite Crypto Market Sell-Off

May 20th, 2022

Microstrategy’s CEO has predicted that bitcoin is “going to go into the millions” despite the recent cryptocurrency market sell-off. Noting that the cryptocurrency is the future of money, he said: “We are in it for the long term.” Microstrategy Sees Bitcoin as the Future of Money The CEO of the Nasdaq-listed software company Microstrategy, Michael…

Bitcoin Argentina NGO to Take Crypto Education to Schools

May 19th, 2022

Bitcoin Argentina, an NGO dedicated to the promotion and expansion of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in the country, is going to take Bitcoin education to high schools. The project, called “Schools and Bitcoin,” will help educate high school students about the relevance of Bitcoin and the differences between this alternative system of money and the traditional…

Portugal to Tax Cryptocurrency Income According to Minister of Finance

May 17th, 2022

Portugal, one of the countries considered a crypto tax haven due to its absence of crypto-related taxation, is preparing to change this policy. Fernando Medina, minister of finance of Portugal, stated that the country is working on a framework to allow the taxation of cryptocurrency income gains following the principles of “justice” and “efficiency,” and…

Bitcoin Is Mainly Used in Underground Economy for Illicit Activities

May 17th, 2022

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…

Veteran Investor Bill Miller Remains Bullish on Bitcoin — Confirms He Has a Lot of BTC

May 16th, 2022

Famed value investor and fund manager Bill Miller says he has “a lot” of bitcoin and has not sold any despite the recent crypto sell-off. He insisted that investors should put some of their liquid net worth in the cryptocurrency. Bill Miller Shares His Bitcoin Outlook Famed value investor Bill Miller is still bullish about…

UAE’s Emirates Airline Set to Use ‘Bitcoin as a Payment Service’

May 13th, 2022

One of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s leading airlines, Emirates Airline, said it has plans to add “bitcoin as a payment service.” The airline is planning to recruit personnel to create applications that monitor client needs. Two Different Applications and Approaches The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s leading airline, Emirates Airline, will soon embrace “bitcoin as…

Shanghai High Court Declares Bitcoin Virtual Asset With Economic Value Protected by Chinese Law

May 12th, 2022

The Shanghai High People’s Court has declared bitcoin to be a virtual asset protected by Chinese law. The court notes that the cryptocurrency has economic value. Bitcoin Is Property Protected by Law in China The Shanghai High People’s Court has declared that bitcoin qualifies as a virtual asset protected by Chinese law despite the ban…

Credibility Concerns — Gallop Poll Shows Fed Chair’s Confidence Ratings Slid by Double Digits

May 9th, 2022

According to a Gallop poll published on May 2, the public’s confidence in America’s current economic leaders has been deteriorating. Confidence in U.S. president Joe Biden managing the U.S. economy has dropped from 57% to 40%, and faith in Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell has faltered from 55% to 43%. The April 2022 Gallop poll,…