• Bitcoin

    Oakland A’s selling discount luxury suites for Bitcoin

    The price is set at one Bitcoin for a season six-person suite which costs $64,800—currently almost a $9,000 discount

    The team is pitching the offer as a gamble, with Kaval noting that suites’ prices will fluctuate with the price of bitcoin, which he said, “adds to the excitement.” Of course, that means if bitcoin rises past $64,800 by the season’s close on Oct. 8, purchasers will have overpaid—assuming they aren’t selling BTC to pay for the suite in the first place.

  • Elon Musk trolls SEC again
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  People,  Regulation

    Elon Musk trolls SEC… again

    A week after saying he thinks it ‘would be great’ if he were investigated for his Dogecoin tweets, Tesla’s chairman posted a meme taking credit for shoring up DOGE’s price

    Elon Musk seems serious about angering the SEC with his memes. Despite the rumors about the regulators investigating his Dogecoin-promoting tweets, he posted another relevant meme on March 1, claiming that his memes have protected DOGE’s price.

  • Bitcoin less dumb than cash
    Bitcoin,  People

    Elon Musk: Tesla holding Bitcoin is ‘less dumb’ than holding cash

    The tech mogul comes off as decidedly unenthusiastic about Bitcoin, which he also called ‘almost as bs as fiat money.’

    Musk was defending the recent $1.5 billion Bitcoin investment of his electric car manufacturing firm Tesla, which he said “is adventurous enough for an S&P500 company.” Furthermore, he added that “Tesla’s action is not directly reflective” of his opinion.