Probably a shocking exchange rate but it’s next to a Turkish restaurant that accepts bitcoin so paid into the new wallet I set up for my wife and dinner was paid for via bitcoin. The extended family were a little perplexed but I’ve never been so happy to buy them dinner! I know, I know, what is sell etc etc but I was so hyped to see how easy the whole process was.
IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency. Bitcoin "puts a question mark on the fractional banking model we know today."
Man entered the Federal Bank in Beirut with a shotgun and a canister of petrol and threatened to set himself on fire unless he was allowed to take out his money. A tragedy that can be avoided if he held his keys on Bitcoin standard.