Elon Musk, Tesla Make a Billion-Dollar Bet on Bitcoin

Andreas Milano

Laughing all the way to the virtual bank.
Photo: Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Internet mischief-maker, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and sometime world’s richest man Elon Musk has laid the groundwork for customers to buy one of his cars all in bitcoin soon.

Tesla said on Monday morning that it would acquire $1.5 billion worth of the cryptocurrency. In a filing with the SEC notifying the agency of its purchase, the company said that it would “begin accepting bitcoin as a form of payment for our products in the near future.” The price of the cryptocurrency shot up by more than $5,000

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The CIA has a slick new website. But where is the great graphic design for COVID-19?

Andreas Milano

If you’re the federal government agency that has inspired films such as “The Bourne Identity” and “Mission: Impossible,” you don’t want a website that looks as if it wears khakis and a navy sport coat to work. This may explain why the Central Intelligence Agency announced Monday morning that it had traded its old site design (a bureaucratic harmony of blue and beige) in favor of a sleek new look.

Where once there was page after page of cluttered navigation bars and bundles of text, now visitors encounter an all-black background with bold white headlines: “We are the Nation’s First

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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink internet satellites

Andreas Milano

SpaceX launched another batch of Starlink internet satellites early Thursday in the first of two back-to-back Falcon 9 flights to put 120 broadband relay stations into orbit in less than three days.

The company’s 18th dedicated Starlink mission shot away from pad 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 1:19 a.m. EST, shattering the deep overnight calm with a thundering roar and a burst of sky-lighting flame from the booster’s nine first stage engines.

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A time exposure captures the sky-lighting path of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 60 Starlink internet satellites as it climbs away from the
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Parler’s website reappears online | TheHill

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The website for the social media platform Parler reappeared on Sunday after Amazon last week suspended the site from its web hosting service. 

The website shared a new message from Parler CEO John Matze asking “Hello world, is this thing on?” 

“Now seems like the right time to remind you all — both lovers and haters — why we started this platform,” a post on the website below Matze’s statement said. “We believe privacy is paramount and free speech essential, especially on social media. Our aim has always been to provide a nonpartisan public square where individuals can enjoy and

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Website Owners Rave About TurnKey Reputation – A Software That Generates Positive Reviews, Improves SEO and Enhances Business Reputation

Andreas Milano

(MENAFN – GetNews) Boca Raton, FL TurnKey Reputation, an innovative software that is designed to help businesses assemble a more positive outlook on the internet was released today. TurnKey Reputation is proud to announce its innovative customer review software that increases sales and leads for businesses. The program is capable of SEO, reputation management, and positive review generation. 

Traditionally, businesses spend $3,000 to $10,000 a month hiring professionals for the same services. However, TurnKey Reputation has been able to create this amazing tool, to execute powerful marketing strategies at the fraction of the price. 

The program integrates easily with

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How to Make Sense of GameStop? The Internet Turns to Beer and Puppets

Andreas Milano

To help explain the complexities of the GameStop market frenzy, Brianna Parkins turned to two tall cans of Guinness, a sad-looking gray dog puppet and a pile of candy.

In her series of short TikTok explainers, Ms. Parkins casts the puppet as a hedge-fund manager looking to short a can of Guinness, reaping profits (that would be the candy) along the way. A white plaster statue enters the scene—representing the popular Reddit forum WallStreetBets—and buys up not one, but two cans of Guinness. “This is bad news for your hedge funds,” she says, waving the puppet to the camera.… Read More