• 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.

  • 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according to a letter filed with the Southern District Court of New York on Friday, the U.S. government has officially withdrawn its plea offer as Fowler heads to trial.