By CCN Markets: Tron CEO Justin Sun has set July 25 as the date for his $ 4.6 million lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. And it’s going to take place in Silicon Valley instead of Manhattan, as originally scheduled. Justin Sun’s Bid Was Record-Setting Sun made the announcement on Twitter, where he revealed that he chose San Francisco to shine a spotlight on the city’s homelessness crisis. The $ 4.6 million that Sun shelled out was the highest ever paid for the annual charity lunch. “The 20th annual eBay Power Of One Lunch with Warren Buffett will take place July 25
For those QuadrigaCX users who were fortunate enough to have withdrawal requests honored, some appear to have received their funds through unconventional means.
An anonymous QuadrigaCX user who corresponded with Bitcoin Magazine said that they received a bank deposit from Robertson Nova Consulting Inc. (RNC), a corporation with no listed registration in Canadian public records, on March 8, 2017. Bitcoin Magazine also reviewed a financial inquiry into the individual’s bank account deposit history to confirm that the amounts deposited on the bank statement matched the emails.
CCN recently reported on the case of CoinFlux CEO Vlad Nistor. The Romanian bitcoin exchange executive has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering and other crimes and is currently fighting extradition to the United States. Earlier this week, CoinFlux posted to Medium.com to inform followers that they are unable to access parts of their
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Square, a payment platform for merchants and individual users operated by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, has surpassed Coinbase to become the most widely used iOS app to buy Bitcoin (BTC). The platform, called Cash App on Apple’s iOS store, also overtook YouTube to become the number one top free mobile application on the iOS store,
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Calling it an “open invitation for the world to “rethink the existing economic framework,” eToro co-founder and CEO Yoni Assia today announced the launching of GoodDollar, a blockchain-powered, non-speculative crypto project which is geared towards a global distribution on the principles of the universal basic income. The launch has the backing and blessing of eToro,
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Two of the blockchain hype bubble’s flagship companies now find themselves with new captains at their respective helms, after their CEOs stepped down days after being charged by U.S. regulators with perpetrating a $ 27 million penny stock scam. Riot Blockchain, MGT Capital CEOs Named in SEC Complaint John O’Rourke, who until this week led biotech-turned-cryptocurrency
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Cryptocurrency industry commentators have reacted suspiciously to news the CEO of Hong Kong exchange OKEx abruptly stepped down May 14.
CEO ‘Starting A New Life’
As Bloomberg reports citing both an emailed statement and private statement from Chris Lee’s spokeswoman, the executive suddenly left his post in order to “start a new life.”
It was his “greatest pleasure and honour” to work with the exchange, his spokeswoman reportedly quoted Lee as saying.
The news comes following a troubling period in OKEx’s history. At the end of March, unusual activity in its futures markets forced staff to roll back futures contracts after it emerged many had suddenly liquidated and a large number of users had lost millions of dollars.