• Coinbase to issue Visa cards directly
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    Coinbase to issue Visa cards directly to customers

    The first ‘pure-play’ cryptocurrency debit card will not run through an expensive bank or payment processor

    Status as a Visa principle member will allow the cryptocurrency exchange to originate Visa debit card accounts on its own, a first in an industry determined to cut out financial services middlemen.

  • Bitcoin,  People

    Craig Wright: I can shut down Bitcoin

    The self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto said he would assert legal control of Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Cash in 2020; promises to pay British taxes on ‘his’ assets

    The founder of Bitcoin SV (BSV) and self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto claimed to own “full rights to the Bitcoin registry” in a blog post on Feb. 13. Very few people outside of Bitcoin SV supporters believe him.

  • Andrew Yang withdraws democratic primary
    Cryptocurrencies,  Politics

    Andrew Yang, crypto’s favorite son, ends his presidential run

    The blockchain enthusiast withdrew from the presidential primary after poor showings in Iowa and New Hampshire

    “I am the math guy,” Yang said, “and it is clear tonight from these numbers that we are not going to win this race.” His presidential platform was the first to incorporate formal policies on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

  • Seriously people, it’s Warren Buffet; can’t somebody wear a tie?
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    Justin Sun finally eats his $4.6 million meal with Warren Buffet

    Tron’s hype-happy founder quietly broke bread with the Oracle of Omaha for a rescheduled charity dinner two weeks ago

    Despite his reputation as an aggressive marketer, Sun made the belated announcement in a 12-part Twitter thread on Feb. 6, highlighting a receipt signed by Buffet for the $615.05 meal.