El Salvador buys 150 more bitcoins, president says
El Salvador has bought 150 more bitcoins, President Nayib Bukele announced, taking the Central American country's holdings of the volatile cryptocurrency to 700 coins.'We just bought dip,' Bukele tweeted late on Sunday, referring to a recent slump in bitcoin prices. Earlier this month, El Salvador
"We just bought dip," Bukele tweeted late on Sunday, referring to a recent slump in bitcoin prices.Earlier this month, El Salvador became the first country to adopt bitcoin as an official currency along side the U.S. dollar.(Reporting by Nelson Renteria; Writing by Frank Jack Daniel; Editing by David Alire Garcia)
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Bitcoin uses more electricity than many countries. How is that possible?As though other pursuits of the rich and famous using devices that suck more electricity, thousands if not million times than the common folks are not? And don’t give me the excuse they can afford to buy carbon offset to compensate…
Former Algerian president Bouteflika given state funeralALGIERS :Former Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, ousted in 2019 after mass protests, was given a state funeral on Sunday attended by senior officials but received little of the attention given to such occasions in the past. Bouteflika died on Friday, aged 84. An armoured vehicle decked with flowers
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