eBay sales could be made with bitcoin or even NFTs

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Crypto continues to make major steps after a booming weekend for Ethereum - which hit an all-time high of £2,489 and 18 pence in London this morning.

Now eBay says in the future it could accept cryptocurrency for transactions, or NFTs, and is among a growing number of tech platforms to accept such payments as they become mainstream.

Tesla is already accepting bitcoin as payment for its electric cars, while payments giant PayPal last year started allowing customers to buy, sell and hold crypto using its online wallets.

Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce could be one of the most expensive ever after it emerged the couple didn’t sign a prenup before getting married 27 years ago.

Gates has an estimated fortune of around $124bn and is the fourth richest person in the world, but a 50/50 split would send him down to seventh in the table.

Patients in the UK with life-threatening coronary heart disease could be diagnosed and treated five times faster by the use of 3D scans.

Around 100,000 NHS patients will be eligible to use the technology over the next three years.

Plus, why an out-of-control Chinese rocket is plunging towards Earth, a Royal Navy marine tests out a gravity rocket suit over choppy seas, how US baseball stadiums are trialing facial recognition technology to verify fans’ Covid vaccine status. And, the internet is going crazy over the Canadian town of Listowel as they erupt in a sign war, this was sparked by a glaziers called Speedy Glass.

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