Month: February 2021

Watch Out For Bitcoin, If You Have Less Money Than Elon Musk

Watch Out For Bitcoin, If You Have Less Money Than Elon Musk

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has warned potential Bitcoin buyers planning to follow Elon Musk’s investment strategy, that they should “watch out” when it comes to Bitcoin and they have less money than Musk. “Elon has tons of money, and he’s very sophisticated, so, you know, I don’t worry that his Bitcoin would randomly go up […]

The Cherokee Nation Wants Jeep to Stop Using The Tribe’s Name

The Cherokee Nation Wants Jeep to Stop Using The Tribe’s Name

The Cherokee Nation wants Jeep to stop using the tribe’s name that’s graced some models since 1975. Chief Principal of the Cherokee Nation, Chuck Hoskin Jr. says he anticipates “further discussions” over a potential rebranding. “Our names were carefully selected by our ancestors before written history.People should think about how proud the Cherokee people are to […]

Elon Musk: Bitcoin is almost as bs as fiat money

Elon Musk: Bitcoin is almost as bs as fiat money

Elon Musk explained his recent investment in bitcoin that the cryptocurrency is better than fiat money in today’s negative interest rates.  ‘To be clear, I am *not* an investor, I am an engineer. I don’t even own any publicly traded stock besides Tesla. However, when fiat currency has negative real interest, only a fool wouldn’t […]

Twitter, Mastercard Show Bitcoin Interest Following Tesla

Twitter, Mastercard Show Bitcoin Interest Following Tesla

In recent weeks, institutional interest in cryptocurrencies has accelerated yet again after Tesla had bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin. Twitter’s chief financial officer Ned Segal revealed in an interview with CNBC, that the company had considered how it might pay vendors or employees using bitcoin. Mastercard also announced plans to allow cardholders to make […]

Scientists Teach Pigs to Play Video Game

Scientists Teach Pigs to Play Video Game

Scientists at Purdue University taught pigs to play video games. The experiment involved Yorkshire pigs Hamlet and Omelette and Panepinto micro pigs Ebony and Ivory. The experiment involved first teaching the pigs how to manipulate a joystick using their snouts. They were then taught to use the joystick to play a video game on a […]

Tesla Invests $ 1.5 Billion in Bitcoins | News

Tesla Invests $ 1.5 Billion in Bitcoins | News

Tesla has it has bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin as part of a new investment policy, according to the company’s filing in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company explained it bought the cryptocurrency for “more flexibility to further diversify and maximize returns.” Tesla also said it would start accepting bitcoin as a […]

TikTok to Enable Live-streamed Shopping

TikTok to Enable Live-streamed Shopping

TikTok, a video-sharing app that allows users to create and share 15-second videos, is working on new in-app features like live-streamed shopping, similar to QVC, according to the Financial Times. Users can purchase products with a few clicks after watching a quasi-infomercial. Another new feature will allow businesses to display product catalogs. Also, users with […]

Coinbase to Launch Secondary Market for its Private Stocks on NASDAQ

Coinbase to Launch Secondary Market for its Private Stocks on NASDAQ

The U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that they would launch a secondary market for its private stock on Nasdaq Private Market. The move comes ahead of the firm’s initial public offering (IPO).Coinbase promised to provide further details to shareholders on January 25 about the market launch. The move will likely allow current and former […]

Over 200 New Bitcoin Whales Appeared Since the Start of 2021

Over 200 New Bitcoin Whales Appeared Since the Start of 2021

More than 200 new whale entities have appeared in the bitcoin network since the beggining of 2021, as per the statistics from analytics provider Glassnode. The number of Bitcoin whales, by which is meant accounts with greater than or equal to one thousand bitcoins, has increased as the cryptocurrency enjoyed a massive winning rally in […]

American Tourist Arrested in Italy Due to Elon Musk’s Flamethrower

American Tourist Arrested in Italy Due to Elon Musk’s Flamethrower

American Max Craddock ran into difficulties owing a collectible flamethrower from Elon Musk’s latest startup, The Boring Company. Craddock had been arrested in the Sardinian port city of Olbia in June 2018 after trying to board a private party bus with the flamethrower. Craddock had painted his flamethrower black, and written on it the name […]