Elon Musk Calls Dogecoin a Hustle and the Future of Currency That’s ‘Going to Take Over the World’ on SNL

Dogecoin has a wild ride this weekend starting with Elon Musk’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) and ending with Spacex saying it will launch DOGE-1 mission to the moon. Musk called dogecoin “a hustle” on the show but also said that it is “the future of currency” that’s “going to take over the world.” Dogecoin Is ‘Unstoppable Financial Vehicle That’s Going to Take Over the World, Musk Said on SNL The much-anticipated SNL with Elon Musk and musical guest Miley Cyrus was aired last night. During the show, Musk mentioned cryptocurrency…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Follows Warren Buffett’s Crypto Investment Strategy, Keeps Away From Bitcoin

Former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed that he does not invest in bitcoin or any other cryptocurrencies. He says that he is “like Warren Buffett” in that he does not invest in things he does not understand. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway thinks bitcoin is “rat poison squared.” Arnold Schwarzenegger Not Investing in Bitcoin or any Other Cryptocurrencies “Terminator” star Arnold Schwarzenegger talked about bitcoin during an interview with the New York Times published Thursday. Regarding bitcoin, the former California governor said: No, I don’t invest in them.…

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Joe Biden’s Trillion-Dollar Stimulus Bill Pushes Miami Mayor to Buy Bitcoin

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has revealed that he bought bitcoin and ether right after the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill passed the Senate, heading to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed. He said bitcoin “is definitely going to go up … because I don’t think people are going to want to stay in dollar-denominated currencies.” Mayor Suarez is also working to make Miami a “crypto city.” Miami’s Mayor Personally Bought Bitcoin Miami Mayor Francis Suarez revealed at the 2021 Ethereal Summit last week that he purchased bitcoin right after the…

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Binance CEO says volatility ‘is not unique to crypto’: Data shows it’s Bitcoin’s jet fuel

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said Bitcoin’s volatility is “probably less volatile” in comparison to some stocks, but data shows Bitcoin is the incontestable winner when adjusting the metric based on returns. During an interview with Bloomberg TV on May 3, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao suggested that Bitcoin (BTC) “is probably less volatile” than the stock prices of Apple (AAPL) and Tesla (TSLA). Zhao argued that crypto’s volatility was not unlike the stock market, adding: that “volatility is everywhere” and that “it is not unique to crypto.” However, those involved in…

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Why Anthropologists Are More Interested In Bitcoin Than Economists

Mainstream economists are renowned for bashing on Bitcoin. Anthropologists, on the other hand, are becoming more interested in it. Why? I am an anthropologist and economist who went down the Bitcoin rabbit hole. I wrote this paper to clarify my thoughts about why these two disciplines respond so differently to Bitcoin. What Is Anthropology? Anthropology is a social science that is concerned with understanding culture through participatory observation, or ethnography: cultural immersion in the social worlds being studied. This research method is at the heart of the discipline, and it…

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Spacex to Launch Dogecoin Paid DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon

Spacex, the pioneer private space agency founded by Elon Musk, announced it will launch the DOGE-1 mission to the moon in coordination with Geometric Energy Corporation (GEC). The mission, whose objective will be to deliver a commercial payload to the moon, was paid in full using Dogecoin, the meme coin that has been made popular by Musk himself. DOGE-1 to The Moon Spacex, the innovative space exploration company that has been a pioneer in commercial spaceflight and in its plans for a planned trip to Mars, has announced today a…

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Literally to the moon — SpaceX payload funded by DOGE plans to reach lunar orbit in 2022

“This mission will demonstrate the application of cryptocurrency beyond Earth orbit and set the foundation for interplanetary commerce,” said SpaceX’s Tom Ochinero. Canada-based manufacturing and logistics firm Geometric Energy Corporation will be launching a Dogecoin-funded payload on one of SpaceX’s first rockets to the moon. In a Sunday announcement from Geometric Energy Corporation, the company said its commercial satellite could be traveling to the moon as early as the first quarter of 2022 aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle. Weighing 40 kilograms — roughly 88 pounds — the payload…

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CasperLabs Listing on AscendEX

PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the CasperLabs Token (CSPR) under the pair USDT/CSPR on May 6 at 3:00 p.m. UTC. Casper is a decentralized proof-of-stake blockchain network optimized for enterprise and developer adoption. The Casper Network is the first live blockchain built off the Correct-by-Construction (CBC) Casper specification, allowing the network to create sustainable new markets and unlock value by tokenizing nearly any asset without compromising performance or security. With the CBC…

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The rise of crypto charities: Elongate and Munch raise millions for various causes

The cryptocurrency community is flexing its generosity amid the latest bull market, as charitable donations continue to grow. Two unrelated cryptocurrency projects have collectively raised over $3 million for charitable contributions this month, underscoring the potential of digital assets in aiding mission-based non-profits around the world.  Elongate, a cryptocurrency project that began as a parody of Elon Musk’s reference to the Watergate scandal, has raised $2 million for various food and general support programs via Human Relief Foundation and Give India. The latter is a Covid-19 relief effort in the…

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Defi Project Rari Capital Hacked for $10M in Ether, Project’s Pool Drained for 2,600 ETH

Reports from the decentralized finance project Rari Capital detail that the protocol’s ethereum pool has experienced a recent exploit. Rari Capital says they are assessing the situation and the team removed funds from the recent Alpha Finance Lab integration. At first, the project’s team revealed they were assessing the hack, but later estimates assume the project lost $10 million to the hacker. Rari Capital Drained for 2,600 Ether, Hacker Taunts Project There has been no shortage of defi hacks at the end of 2020 and into 2021, as a myriad…

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