Could you earn interest on bitcoin and cryptocurrency?

Hoping that cryptocurrency – be it bitcoin, ethereum or any other – appreciates in value is the main way to make money in the world of digital coin investing.  But some claim that it is also possible to earn money off cryptocurrency, or make returns in other ways from holding it. How would a cryptocurrency investor … Read more

La La Anthony plans for the future by securing Bitcoin with @Gemini, the cryptocurrency app

La La Anthony plans for her family’s future by securing some Bitcoin with the help of @Gemini, the cryptocurrency app By Kelby Vera For Published: 16:18 GMT, 24 March 2021 | Updated: 16:26 GMT, 24 March 2021 La La Anthony knows how to think ahead, always in front of the curve as an actress … Read more

Tesla can now be bought for bitcoin, Elon Musk says

Customers in the US can now pay for Tesla electric cars with Bitcoin, the company’s boss Elon Musk has announced on Twitter.   Bitcoin paid to Tesla will be retained as Bitcoin, Musk tweeted, and not converted to traditional currency.     Musk’s announcement on Wednesday bumped up the price of the controversial currency, favoured by scammers … Read more

Russian national, 27, pleads guilty to conspiracy to cause damage to computer, tried to extort Tesla

Russian national, 27, admits trying to steal data from Tesla to use for extortion: Elon Musk tweets ‘Crime and Punishment’ in Russian as sentencing looms Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, 27, tried persuading a Tesla employee to help install malware on the company’s network to help steal company data Kriuchkov would’ve used data to extort the company … Read more

Tesla gives Elon Musk the new title of Technoking and dubs CFO the Master of Coin

Elon Musk crowns himself as ‘Technoking of Tesla’ in new regulatory filing and dubs his CFO the ‘Master of Coin’ Cryptic SEC filing on Monday grants new titles to CEO Elon Musk and his CFO Musk will now be ‘Technoking’ and CFO Zachary Kirkhorn is ‘Master of Coin’ The filing provided no explanation and did not … Read more

How cryptocurrency uses more electricity per transaction than any other method

Bitcoin passed the $60,000 mark for the first time on Saturday, again raising questions over the vast energy resources required to mine the cryptocurrency. On March 2, Bitcoin’s estimated energy consumption also reached its highest ever rate, hitting a staggering 130.90 terawatt hours (TWh) annualised. The following week on March 9, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates … Read more

Is Bitcoin going to hit $60,000? Cryptocurrency close to all-time high

Is Bitcoin about to hit $60,000? Cryptocurrency close to new all-time high as US stimulus cheques and NFT boom boost investor demand Bitcoin went almost level with its record high of $58,354 overnight It has now fallen back a little, to trade at around $56,000 on Friday morning  It comes as Joe Biden signed a … Read more

Do I have to pay tax on my Bitcoin profits? A tax expert replies

David Britton is a tax partner at accountancy and business advisory firm BDO With the value of some cryptoassets, most notably Bitcoin, rising significantly over the last few months, it is inevitable that people will be curious about the tips and traps when investing. There was a popular misconception that the profit or gains arising … Read more

Huge surge in Britons investing in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin

Given cryptocurrencies like bitcoin can see their value swing by as much as 15 per cent in 48 hours, it might be sage advice to transfer any gains into something more concrete. Rich Whitehurst, 37, from Stoke-on-Trent, might have taken that advice literally. After quadrupling an investment of around £240 in around 60 days during … Read more

Artist Damien Hirst is selling cherry blossom prints for £2,000 (and you can pay by Bitcoin)

A blooming bargain! Artist Damien Hirst is selling cherry blossom prints for £2,000 (and you can even pay for them by Bitcoin) Damien Hirst, 55, is selling the limited edition prints for just over £2,000 The artist is accepting digital currencies Bitcoin and Ether as payment  The prints will be signed by Hirst and will … Read more