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Tesla Begins Accepting Bitcoin — Elon Musk Says BTC Payments Will Not Be Converted to Fiat Currency

Tesla Begins Accepting Bitcoin — Elon Musk Says BTC Payments Will Not Be Converted to Fiat CurrencyElon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, has started accepting bitcoin payments. Musk, whose title is now Technoking of Tesla, also confirmed that all “Bitcoin paid to Tesla will be retained as bitcoin, not converted to fiat currency.” Tesla Now Accepts Bitcoin Tesla has begun accepting bitcoin payments. Elon Musk, who recently changed his title from […]


March 24, 2021 0

France to Auction 611 Bitcoins Seized From Hackers

France to Auction 611 Bitcoins Seized From HackersThe French government will auction 611 bitcoins that were seized from hackers next week. There will be two sales comprised of 478 lots altogether. Each lot consists of between 0.11 and 20 bitcoins. Paris-based auction house Kapandji Morhange will auction 611 bitcoins on March 17. The company says this is the first auction of seized […]


March 11, 2021 0

Elon Musk Says Holding Bitcoin Is Less Dumb Than Cash, Disputes Peter Schiff’s Claims About Money and BTC

Elon Musk Says Holding Bitcoin Is Less Dumb Than Cash, Disputes Peter Schiff's Claims About Money and BTCTesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has clarified his position on bitcoin. Emphasizing that he is an engineer, not an investor, Musk says that bitcoin “is simply a less dumb form of liquidity than cash.” Musk also disputed gold bug Peter Schiff’s claims about bitcoin and commented on the price of the cryptocurrency. What Elon […]


February 21, 2021 0

Elon Musk Uncovers Facts Behind Robinhood Restricting Trades on Hot Stocks Like Gamestop

Elon Musk Uncovers Facts Behind Robinhood Restricting Trades on Hot Stocks Like GamestopSpacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been trying to get to the bottom of what happened with the popular trading app Robinhood when it stopped people from buying shares of hot stocks, like Gamestop. The shares of these stocks became popular due to the Wallstreetbets movement. Elon Musk Says People Want the Truth From […]


February 2, 2021 0

Venezuelan Army Starts Mining Bitcoin for ‘Unblockable Income’

Venezuelan Army Starts Mining Bitcoin for 'Unblockable Income'The Venezuelan Army has inaugurated a cryptocurrency mining center with bitcoin mining equipment aimed at generating “unblockable income,” as the country attempts to bypass U.S. sanctions. The crypto mining center has the support of the country’s crypto regulator, Sunacrip. Venezuela’s Army Starts Cryptocurrency Mining The Venezuelan Army’s cryptocurrency mining center was inaugurated on Nov. 19 […]

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November 30, 2020 0

Hackers Donate Bitcoin From Ransomware Attacks to Charities

Hackers Donate Bitcoin From Ransomware Attacks to CharitiesA group of hackers has donated some of the bitcoin it extorted via ransomware attacks to charities, claiming that it wants to “make the world a better place.” However, the law says donations from ill-gotten gains must be rejected but charities have no way of returning donated bitcoin to the hackers. Hackers Donate Bitcoin to […]

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October 21, 2020 0

Spain Approves Bill Requiring Cryptocurrency Owners to Disclose Crypto Holdings

Spain’s government has reportedly approved a bill that requires cryptocurrency owners to disclose their crypto holdings and any gains on their assets. Spain’s Finance Minister and the government’s spokesperson, Maria Jesus Montero, said at a press conference following the weekly cabinet meeting that this bill is part of broader legislation to crack down on tax […]

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October 13, 2020 0

Bitcoin for Spain’s Congress: BTC Sent to 350 Spanish Parliament Members

Bitcoin for Spain’s Congress: 350 Spanish Parliament Members Receive BTCBitcoin has been sent to 350 deputies of the Spanish Congress as part of an educational initiative similar to the “Crypto for Congress” campaign that sent bitcoin to all Members of U.S. Congress. Bitcoin Sent to 350 Spanish Lawmakers All 350 members of Spain’s Congress of Deputies have been sent bitcoin worth a euro each […]

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October 11, 2020 0

Bitcoin ATMs Surpass 10,100 Worldwide: Expert Shares Industry Outlook

Bitcoin ATMs Surpass 10,100 Worldwide: Expert Shares Industry OutlookThe bitcoin ATM industry has reached a milestone as the number of machines installed worldwide has surpassed 10,000 after seven years since the first machine was installed. There are now 10,162 bitcoin ATM locations spread across 71 countries. Number of Bitcoin ATMs Exceeds 10K The number of cryptocurrency ATMs has grown significantly over the years, […]

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September 22, 2020 0

Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange Gets US Banking License, Plans to Be Global Bank

Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange Gets US Banking License, Plans to Be Global BankCryptocurrency trading platform Kraken has received a banking license recognized under federal law to operate as a bank in the U.S. The company has outlined its plans to offer a number of cryptocurrency-focused financial services locally and globally. Kraken Now a US Bank Kraken announced Wednesday that it has received a U.S. bank charter. “The […]

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September 17, 2020 0