Tesla’s Optimus Gen 2: Lighter, Faster, and Dancing

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, recently unveiled the Optimus Gen 2 humanoid robot, showcasing a 30% increase in speed and shedding 22 pounds compared to its predecessor. The new robot, demonstrated in a video shared on Musk’s social media, exhibits improved balance and full-body control, mimicking human anatomy. With tactile sensing on all fingers, the robot can delicately manipulate objects, as seen in its ability to pick up and place an egg. The advancements signal a significant leap from Tesla’s initial prototype in 2022, highlighting the company’s progress in robotics.

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El Salvador’s Bitcoin ‘Freedom Visa’ Program Gaining Traction

El Salvador’s National Bitcoin Office reports a surge in interest for its $1 million Freedom Visa program, introduced on December 7. The program, developed in collaboration with Tether, offers residency visas and a pathway to citizenship for those making a $1 million Bitcoin or Tether donation. With hundreds of inquiries and dozens of applications already received, the National Bitcoin Office anticipates selling out all 1,000 slots by the end of the year. Despite skepticism about the program’s competitiveness, proponents argue that being the world’s only “Bitcoin country” justifies the $1 million price tag.

Donald Trump’s ‘MugShot’ NFT Drop: A Unique Political Collectible

Former U.S. President Donald Trump is entering the NFT space with his third drop, titled “MugShot.” Priced at $99 each, these NFTs offer a unique perspective, featuring Trump’s first-ever mugshot taken in Fulton County, Georgia, on August 24, 2023.


Trump’s NFTs come with an intriguing offer – purchasers of 47 or more digital trading cards are eligible to receive a piece of the president’s actual suit from the mugshot and a dinner at Mar-a-Lago. Despite ongoing legal challenges, Trump’s foray into NFTs continues to attract attention.

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FIFA Expands NFT Reach to Polygon Amid Club World Cup

FIFA announces the release of NFT collectibles on both Algorand and Polygon, collaborating with crypto startup Modex for strategic management. While the initial 100 NFTs are set to launch on Algorand, the subsequent 900 will be available on Polygon via the OpenSea marketplace.


The move to Polygon is portrayed as an expansion rather than a shift away from Algorand, with FIFA emphasizing its commitment to serving the best interests of users and staying attentive to technological progress.


Stay tuned for more exciting updates on the intersection of technology and cryptocurrency!

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