• Craig Wright commit suicide
    Bitcoin,  People

    Did Craig Wright try to commit suicide with a Japanese katana?

    A witness in the ongoing lawsuit over the $10 billion in bitcoin Wright says he mined as Satoshi Nakamoto testified that a failed attempt to prove that claim led to a suicide attempt

    Shortly after the failed BBC demonstration that if successful would have proved Craig Wright is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, software developer Gavin Andreson received an email. “All Stop. Craig has just tried to injure himself and is bleeding badly in the washroom,” it read.

  • Roger Ver (via RogerVer.com).
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Libra

    EXCLUSIVE: Roger Ver-backed Evercoin announces $1 million pre-seed round

    Bitcoin pioneer applies for Libra membership | Modern Consensus Interview

    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.

  • Wall Street
    Bitcoin,  Media,  United States

    Must-reads for Nov. 9, 2018: Wall Street gives cyrpto a ‘meh’

    These are the crypto stories you should be following today

    Wall Street’s Crypto March Slowed by Appetite of Large Investors (Bloomberg) You know how HODL bros are always posting on Reddit that “the big boys” are totally into crypto and just you wait when it takes over Wall Street and…? Well, it looks like that won’t happen any time soon, at least not in a major way. “Large institutions currently have little appetite for investing in digital assets, said Nikolay Storonsky, a former Credit Suisse Group AG trader turned fintech entrepreneur…. Storonsky’s comments, which were made at Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, chime with those of BlackRock Inc.’s Larry Fink, who said earlier in the year that his company’s clients…