Elon Musk is here again.Technology Point Report Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and other companies, made some comments at the B Word conference dedicated to cryptocurrencies, which helped raise the price of Bitcoin.
Earlier this year, Musk announced that Tesla had acquired the cryptocurrency market, which had an impact on the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin worth 1.5 billion USD And plans to start accepting cryptocurrency as payment for its electric cars in the near future.
Tesla Suspend its Bitcoin payment plan However, due to concerns about the environmental impact of mining tokens, in May.At the same time, the Chinese government’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies Greatly reduced its value.
This is where Musk commented on B Word. He reiterated his earlier concerns about the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining and said that if mining uses 50% of renewable energy, “the most likely answer is that Tesla will resume accepting Bitcoin.”
Musk also stated that Tesla and SpaceX continue to own Bitcoin, and he personally owns Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin. According to CoinDesk data, Bitcoin and EthereumAfter he made a comment, his value has risen; Dogecoin Actually it dropped by 2.1%.
It was difficult for Bitcoin to maintain its value of US$30,000 before; it is now valued at approximately US$32,000. In the past few days, the price of Ethereum has also risen from approximately US$1,700 to more than US$2,000. (Although at the time of writing, it was worth approximately $1,995.)
Dogecoin co-founder Jackson Palmer’s remarks can explain that cryptocurrencies seem to be immune to the Musk effect.Palmer last week Say he believes “This kind of cryptocurrency is essentially a right-wing, hyper-capitalist technology, and its main purpose is to expand the wealth of its supporters through a combination of tax avoidance, reduced regulation, and artificially implemented scarcity.”
Musk was criticized earlier this year Manipulating the Bitcoin market His comments on cryptocurrencies, even if his latest remarks did not really cause the rise of Bitcoin and Ethereum, the relevance is still obvious.