Elon Musk, Founder and Chief Engineer of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, DC, United States on March 9, 2020.
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The price of bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, crossed a major milestone Friday after the market value reached more than $1 trillion, leaving some major backers surprised. Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency, also hit record highs.
“Money is just data that allows us to avoid the inconvenience of barter,” tweeted Musk, a major proponent of digital…