You Can Now Buy A Tesla With Bitcoin — For Real

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 07:30:52 +0000

As Tesla CEO Elon Musk previously hinted, following a request for this as well as a $1.5 billion Tesla investment in bitcoin, you can now buy a Tesla using bitcoin — in the US at least. (Hat tip to Sawyer Merritt.) This is not a joke. I just took this screenshot a moment ago: Go […]

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How Does Bitcoin Work? What Is Bitcoin Mining? What Is Bitcoin Backed By?

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 00:35:51 +0000

So, as we know, Tesla has now invested $1.5 billion into bitcoin and there are a lot of different opinions about that. In fact it’s an entirely new discussion because never before has a company trying to transition the world to sustainable energy embraced an experimental technology whose side effects are so contrary to its […]

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Why Bitcoin Truly Is Bad For The Climate & Environment, And Counter To Tesla’s Mission

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 00:43:37 +0000

Bitcoin has become a popular topic and avenue for investment, but it is immensely harmful for the climate and air quality. Tesla’s investment in bitcoin is counter to its mission, and there is no way around that unfortunate fact.

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Tesla Buys $1.5 Billion of Bitcoin

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 05:32:59 +0000

Tesla made a bold move recently by investing $1.5 billion into Bitcoin. The company also announced that customers will soon be able to pay for their vehicles with the cryptocurrency. The news comes from a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in late 2020. As expected, critics are a bit upset, but as […]

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North Korea stole $300M in crypto to fund nukes – UN experts

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 08:02:56 +0000

SEOUL: North Korea has stolen more than $300 million worth of cryptocurrencies through cyberattacks in recent months to support its banned nuclear and ballistic missile programs, a confidential UN report said. Compiled by a panel of experts monitoring sanctions on Pyongyang, the report said the country’s “total theft of virtual assets from 2019 to November […]

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Are Cryptocurrencies Really Bad For The Environment?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 19:42:29 +0000

While it’s important that we find ways to reduce emissions from cryptocurrencies, it’s also important to not forget that we need to be reducing emissions in government-run currency systems. The funniest thing is when we see the occasional government official tell us that bitcoin’s emissions are bad while their convoluted system is belching out far more pollutants

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Retro ReVolt BMW R71 Clone — An Electric Motorcycle You Can Buy With Cryptocurrency

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:10:56 +0000

Alternet Systems (ALYI) is building the Retro ReVolt BMW R71 Clone Electric Motorcycle, and taking pre-orders starting in December, including via cryptocurrency

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Zimbabwe Is Literally Burning Its Hard-Earned Foreign Currency!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 03:19:31 +0000

Zimbabwe has been experiencing a prolonged petrol and diesel shortage for 3 years and counting, with no solution in sight. The country is struggling to raise foreign currency to import these fossil fuels, so spending 30% of its hard-earned foreign currency by literally burning it in ICE vehicles is just crazy!

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