A California judge gave Brian Armstrong’s cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase three quarters of a win Tuesday, throwing out fraud and unfair competition allegations.
Roger Ver gave me three big announcements as an exclusive to Modern Consensus. First, he is breaking news with us about his investment in the mobile crypto wallet and non-custodial exchange Evercoin. Second, he told me he just submitted Bitcoin.com’s application to join the Facebook-led Libra Association. And third, he shared details about the addition of Stefan Rust as Bitcoin.com’s CEO.
Crypto billionaire Craig Wright filed a £100,000 libel suit against “What Bitcoin Did” podcast host Peter McCormack on April 18, following a twitter-based argument about the real identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
Social trading and brokerage company eToro’s blockchain division, eToroX, announced the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange and the release of eight stablecoins on April 16. The exchange will initially list six cryptocurrencies including the top five by market capitalization: bitcoin, ether, XRP, bitcoin cash, and litecoin, as well as 13th-ranked dash.