• 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.

  • U.S. District Courthouse Southern of New York
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    Prosecutors officially withdraw Reggie Fowler’s plea deal

    The man linked to Bitfinex’s missing money now heads to trial on four counts

    Reginald Fowler, the man who was allegedly at the heart of a shadow banking operation for cryptocurrency, forfeited what appeared to be an extremely reasonable plea bargain on Jan. 17. Now, according to a letter filed with the Southern District Court of New York on Friday, the U.S. government has officially withdrawn its plea offer as Fowler heads to trial.  

  • Craig Wright writing math equations
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    7 questions about Satoshi’s ‘bonded courier’ we want to ask Craig Wright

    Lawyers will get to ask Craig Wright seven questions about the courier who may—or may not—have delivered the keys to a $10 billion bitcoin fortune. Here’s the seven we’d pick

    The trial may not happen until July, but before that Craig Wright will have to answer seven questions about the “bonded courier” who may—or may not—have brought him the data he needs to prove he created Bitcoin.

  • Carnegie Mellon MakerDAOs out like bandits (via CMU).
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    MakerDAO co-creator donates $1.4 million in MKR to Carnegie Mellon

    A former chief architect for the MakerDAO project gave 3,200 MKR tokens to his prestigious alma mater to advance open-source DeFi design

    Nikolai Mushegian, a former chief architect for the MakerDAO project, has donated $1.4 million worth of MKR tokens to Carnegie Mellon University to fight the flood of blockchain patents he fears will drown innovation.