Don't panic, the fact that you can now mine Bitcoin using a Commodore 64 doesn't mean there's going to be a world shortage of 8-bit C64's, because it somehow turns out not to be profitable. In fact it would actually cost you some $1.1 quadrillion in energy alone, though, as our Jacob has pointed out, solar power will be pretty cheap by then. 

We are due to be swallowed up by the Sun in around seven to eight billion years, which means it will be nothing if not plentiful.

The YouTube channel, 8-Bit Show And Tell (via Sweclockers), has shown the Bitcoin Miner 64 software running on a standard Commodore 64. And, I'll be honest, my eyeballs got a little moist at the sight of the beautiful old grey slab of personal computing joy. 

They note that the software they're using is written in C, but th ... Read more »

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Inspired by Pat Cummins’ heart-winning gesture, former Australian pacer Brett Lee has stepped forward to help India in its fight against the Covid-19. The former cricketer has decided to donate one bitcoin (approximately ₹40 lakh) to help with the ‘purchase of oxygen supplies’ for the hospitals across India.

Lee took to Twitter and expressed his concern over the rising cases of the Covid-19 across India. He said that it’s the time to be together and contribute ‘as much as we can’ to help the needy ones.

“It saddens me deeply to see people suffering due to the ongoing pandemic. I feel privileged to be in a position of making a difference and with that in mind, I'd like to donate 1 BTC (Bitcoin) to Crypto Relief to help with the purchase of oxygen supplies for the hospitals across India, ... Read more »

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The exchange will offer up to 3% cashback in the form of cryptocurrency for users of its upcoming Mastercard credit card.

New York cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced on Tuesday the pending release of the Gemini Credit Card, which will allow cryptocurrency holders to spend crypto and receive cashback rewards in the form of Bitcoin (BTC) or any other cryptocurrency available on the Gemini platform.

The credit card will be released in conjunction with Mastercard and will be issued by online banking institution WebBank. It is expected to be released this coming summer and has reportedly received over 140,000 sign-ups from waiting customers ... Read more »

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South Korea's crypto-sector has been expanding at a rapid pace lately, with new sets of investors joining the market community everyday.
In fact, Bitcoin's surging price has also instigated a corresponding surge in the volume of virtual asset transactions in the country, with the steadily increasing demand for BTC in North America positively rubbing off on the South Korean market making it one of the world's largest Bitcoin markets today trading nearly 18 billion U.S. dollars per day.
But many analysts are now watching the phenomenon with weary eyes as they believe the current market is overheated.
As the value and market size of virtual assets such as Bitcoin grow rapidly worldwide, is the system to support th ... Read more »

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The country with the largest population in Africa seems to be housing a large number of residents whose interest in cryptocurrencies is comparable to none. The giant of Africa seems to be on its way to becoming the giant of Bitcoin in Africa, as Nigeria ranks number one in the search rate of Bitcoin by regional Google search volume. The search volume from five of the leading states begins above 60%. These states include Ekiti, Enugu, Bayelsa, Anambra, and Delta, the leading state with a 100% search rate.

It is interesting to note that the statistics are not very different from the ones recorded in 2020, when Nigeria emerged first in Bitcoin searches, with Delta State staying on the frontline.

Young Nigerians are pioneering a ... Read more »

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Several major cryptocommunity members are discussing the rumor that the Facebook social media giant might be holding Bitcoin on its balance sheet.

Is Facebook holding Bitcoin secretly?
Among these influencers are Jason A. Williams, partner at Morgan Creek Digital, British entrepreneur and investor Alistair Milne, and Mira Christanto, senior research analyst at Messari.

The latter has assumed that the current rise of Bitcoin back above the $53,000 level may be due to Facebook buying Bitcoin, whereas the recent plunge below $48,000 was due to Tesla selling 10 percent of its BTC holdings.

Alistair Milne took to Twitter to say that, according to a rumor circulating around Crypto Twitter, Facebook has Bitcoin on its ... Read more »

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Tesla may have realized some of its Bitcoin profits, but CEO Elon Musk continues to hodl.

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to assure the crypto community that he has not sold any of his personal BTC stash despite his company Tesla realizing profits from its recent Bitcoin (BTC) buys.

Musk’s comments came in response to accusations from comedian Dave Portnoy that the Tesla CEO had profited from a Bitcoin pump-and-dump engineered through his public statements supporting the cryptocurrency.

Rejecting Portnoy’s assertion, Musk stated that “Tesla sold 10% of its holdings essentially to prove liquidi ... Read more »

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Bill Miller, the founder and chief investment officer of Miller Value Partners, does not think bitcoin is a bubble. Instead, he said it is at the beginning of mainstream adoption. Remaining bullish on the cryptocurrency, the famed value investor explained that bitcoin’s price will rise as the demand for the crypto is growing faster than its supply.

Bill Miller Bullish on Bitcoin

Longtime value investor Bill Miller is the founder of Miller Value Partners and currently serves as the chairman and chief investment officer. He is also the co-portfolio manager for Opportunity Equity and Income Strategy funds. Prior to Miller Value Partners, he co-founded Legg Mason Capital Management. ... Read more »

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Elon Musk's Tesla made a strong start to the year with profits up and record deliveries of its electric cars.

It came despite production hurdles due to a global shortage of computer chips that has also hit other carmakers.

Mr Musk said the chip shortage caused "supply chain challenges", although that "particular problem" had eased.

Profits for the first three months of the year were $438m (£315m), up from $16m last year, bolstered by sales of Bitcoin and environmental credits.

But the profits were dented by a $299m payment to Mr Musk as part of a controversial compensation plan struck in 2018.

Revenue rose to $10.4bn, from $6bn in the same quarter last year.

Mr Mu ... Read more »

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Using website directories is a great method for building links back to your website. This can provide you with a lot more exposure on the internet.  It also helps your search engine optimization (SEO). The more links the better, and using website directories is one of the most cost effective methods of online marketing.  However, knowing where to submit your website can be a challenge.

If you have a blog, there are many excellent blogging directories to post to as well.  It’s definitely worth submitting your blog, in addition to your website; however, for the purpose of this post, we will just list directories designed for websites in general.

20 of the Best Website Directories

Google – Adding your site to Google is a must.  It is also a free service.
Bing – Again, you can add yo ... Read more »

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Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has dismissed accusations that he is liquidating all his Bitcoin holdings. He instead stated that Tesla had cashed out 10% of its crypto holdings to illustrate the liquidity of cryptocurrencies.

The Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, has come out to address allegations stating that he is selling his Bitcoin. The CEO had been accused of Bitcoin pump and dump by the founder of Barstool Sports, Dave Portnoy. Elon Musk clarified that Tesla had cashed 10% of its cryptocurrency holdings to prove that crypto assets are liquid.

Portnoy had earlier stated that Elon Musk pumps up Bitcoin and later dumps it by selling it at a higher price and thereby making profits. However, Elon Musk responded to the tweet stating th ... Read more »

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No two ways about it: Bitcoin had a rough couple of days over the weekend.

After an eventful few weeks – including a monster Wall Street debut with Coinbase Global Inc.'s (NASDAQ: COIN) direct listing – cryptocurrencies stumbled at the end of last week.

The drop was pretty significant, and sudden, too.

But to put your mind at ease, I'm not worried about these reversals in the long run, especially not after seeing what the market did after prices dropped.

Let's go over the real story of what happened, one chart that shows where the buying opportunities are, and most importantly, where we're headed in the next few days…

After topping $55,100 on Thursday afternoon, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies began a steep slide that more or less didn't end until Sunday night. We&# ... Read more »

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