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Elon Musk announced that for environmental reasons Tesla will stop accepting bitcoins: the price plummeted more than 14% in two hours

Elon Musk announced that for environmental reasons Tesla will stop accepting bitcoins: the price plummeted more than 14% in two hours

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Tesla has suspended the acceptance of bitcoins for vehicle purchases, CEO Elon Musk announced. The company cited concerns "about the increasing use of fossil fuels for mining and bitcoin transactions, especially coal, which has the worst emissions of all fuels." For now, bitcoins will not be accepted Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Announced on Twitter on Wednesday (12) that his electric car company has suspended the acceptance of bitcoin for the purchase of vehicles. The company makes it clear that it considers cryptocurrency to be "a good idea on many levels and we believe that it has a promising future, but that it cannot come at a great cost to the environment." However, Tesla makes it clear that it will not. more bitcoin sales and we believe in a more sustainable future for mining,...
Disaster Girl Meme Star Sold Her Meme As an NFT For $500,000

Disaster Girl Meme Star Sold Her Meme As an NFT For $500,000

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Photo: David Roth American Zoe Roth, who is the heroine of the Disaster Girl meme, auctioned it off in a non-fungible token (NFT) format. The meme was bought by a user under the nickname @ 3fmusic for a cryptocurrency - the cost of the token was 180 Ethereums ($ 500.7 thousand), according to The News & Observer. While making the NFT, Zoe and her father Dave coded a token for further profit. The family of the heroine of the meme will receive 10% of the amount of each subsequent sale. “The opportunity to sell the meme showed us that we have some kind of control over the situation, some kind of mediation in this whole process,” Zoe said. The meme is based on a photograph taken by Dave Roth in 2005. His family lived two blocks from the fire station in Meban, North Carolina. A...
South Korean: gaming giant Nexon buys $ 100 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC)

South Korean: gaming giant Nexon buys $ 100 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC)

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Nexon, a South Korean video game giant, is, in turn, embarking on Bitcoin (BTC). The company has indeed confirmed that it bought $ 100 million worth of BTC. Asian gaming giant Nexon, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, said it made a purchase of 1,717 BTC for around $ 100 million, with an average purchase price of $ 58,226 per BTC, including fees and expenses. The purchase represents less than 2% of Nexon's total available cash (as of December 2020), company officials added. “Our bitcoin purchase reflects a disciplined strategy to protect shareholder value and maintain the purchasing power of our cash assets,” said Owen Mahoney, president, and CEO of Nexon, quoted in the statement. According to him, in the current economic environment, Bitcoin "provides long-term stability...
Man Forget ‘Bitcoin Wallet’ Password and Lose More Than 395 Million Dollars

Man Forget ‘Bitcoin Wallet’ Password and Lose More Than 395 Million Dollars

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Credit: Pexels A programmer has been attracting sympathy from internet users since the New York Times reported that he was a hair's breadth away from losing his bitcoins, which are estimated to be worth the US $ 395 million forever. The reason: He only has two of the maximum ten attempts left to recover his hard drive password. When Stefan Thomas was offered 7002 bitcoins for making an explanatory video about cryptocurrency over 10 years ago, he had no idea that its value would explode. Stefan Thomas tries his best to access his digital wallet stored on an IronKey encrypted hard drive, but he has long ago lost the paper with the password written on it to unlock it. And the device only allows 10 attempts before encrypting its content permanently. Stefan Thomas is on his eighth at...