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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried plans to testify before Congress

cbsnews.com The former CEO of the failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX said in a tweet Friday that he is willing to testify to Congress next week, but that he will be limited in what he…

The Sam Bankman-Fried Apology Tour Starts.. Now!

gawker.com Against all odds, this Gawker blog, and sane legal advice, Sam Bankman-Fried showed face at the New York Times DealBook conference on Wednesday. Over the course of an…

Ben Affleck: My Daughter Is a Marxist

gawker.com The Left is accustomed to taking Ls. For every win (the Child Tax Credit), there is a loss (the Child Tax Credit ending) — usually several (student loans, blocked rail…

The SBF media blitz's key messages

axios.com FTX and Alameda Research founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) has been on an aggressive media tour, but very little new has been learned on camera beyond what reporters have…

Sam Bankman-Fried lobbied for Taylor Swift deal as FTX bled cash and execs urged restraint

cnbc.com While FTX's financials were suffering from the crypto sell-off earlier this year, Sam Bankman-Fried was trying to land a sponsorship deal with Taylor Swift, sources told…

Can News Be Made Into a Sustainable Business?

nytimes.com This article is part of our special section on the DealBook Summit that included business and policy leaders from around the world. Moderator: Marc Lacey, managing editor,…

Bankman-Fried may face subpoenas if he does not testify

forkast.news Sam Bankman-Fried may face subpoenas from U.S. Congress committees if he fails to voluntarily attend and testify at the two separate congressional hearings next week on the…

An Activist Investor Takes on BlackRock Over E.S.G

nytimes.com BlackRock draws an activist investor who wants Fink out In recent years, BlackRock has become one of the most prominent voices in support of investing in accordance with…

The ‘SPAC King’ Is Over It

nytimes.com Maureen covers the world of big money, including private equity firms, hedge funds and asset managers, from New York. Not long ago, Chamath Palihapitiya could be called the…

Sam Bankman-Fried could face extradition from the Bahamas to the US: Here's how, legal experts explain

businessinsider.com When the US government brings criminal charges against overseas defendants, it could lead to extradition. Sam Bankman-Fried (inset) joined New York Times journalist Andrew…

FTX's Bankman-Fried Hires Ghislaine Maxwell's Defense Attorney

zerohedge.com FTX's Bankman-Fried Hires Ghislaine Maxwell's Defense Attorney While FTX founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been doing the 'simple jack' routine in recent…

The crypto billionaire who helped expose SBF’s insolvency calls him ‘one of the greatest fraudsters in history’ and accuses media and thought leaders of being…

yahoo.com Changpeng Zhao, better known as CZ, definitely came out ahead after the meltdown of the crypto empire that was FTX—despite the fallout for the greater crypto ecosystem. The…

The crypto billionaire who helped expose SBF's insolvency calls him 'one of the greatest fraudsters in history' and accuses media and thought leaders of being…

fortune.com The crypto billionaire who helped expose SBF’s insolvency calls him ‘one of the greatest fraudsters in history’ and accuses media and thought leaders of being manipulated…

GE buys out entire NYT print paper in historic first

axios.com The New York Times on Tuesday unveiled a unique version of its weekday print paper featuring more than two dozen ads from just one advertiser — General Electric. Why it…

FTX Wreck Still On Fire: "It's Stolen Customer Money ... Plain And Simple"

investors.com Sam Bankman-Fried has gone on a damage-control tour as the impact if his collapsed FTX Group crypto empire mushrooms. Against the advice of his lawyers, the former CEO spoke…

Maxine Waters Is Not Playing With SBF. Says It Is Imperative That He Attends Their Hearing

cryptopotato.com Following the controversial interview between Sam Bankman-Fried and journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin at the New York Times DealBook Summit, SBF received a cordial invitation on…

Sam Bankman-Fried says he wants to testify before Congress on FTX collapse

theguardian.com The disgraced billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried has said he wants to testify before Congress about what caused the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange he founded – but first…

Sam Bankman-Fried’s ‘I screwed up’ messaging is about lawsuits and penalties vs. jail, says U.S. securities lawyer

fortune.com Sam Bankman-Fried’s ‘I screwed up’ messaging is about lawsuits and penalties vs. jail, says U.S. securities lawyer FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried went on an “I screwed up”…

Sam Bankman-Fried's Stanford Professor Dad Cancels Classes

sfstandard.com Joseph Bankman, the Stanford Law School professor and father of disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, has canceled the classes he was supposed to teach next year at the…

Why the Media Makes Musk a Villain but Lets SBF Off Easy

thedailybeast.com When Sam Bankman-Fried sat down with George Stephanopoulos for a Good Morning America interview this week in his signature T-shirt, it wasn’t the first national news…

LastPass hacked, OpenAI opens access to ChatGPT, and Kanye gets suspended from Twitter (again)

techcrunch.com Aaaaand we’re back! With our Thanksgiving mini-hiatus behind us, it’s time for another edition of Week in Review — the newsletter where we quickly wrap up the most read…

How the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Empire Has Disrupted A.I

nytimes.com SAN FRANCISCO — In April, a San Francisco artificial intelligence lab called Anthropic raised $580 million for research involving “A.I. safety.” Few in Silicon Valley had…

'We want him here': Maxine Waters urges Bankman-Fried to testify

politico.com 'We want him here': Maxine Waters urges Bankman-Fried to testify The former FTX CEO has signaled he would be open to testifying. House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters…

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz says FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried will go to jail ‘if the facts turn out the way I expect them to’

yahoo.com As both CEO of Galaxy Digital Holdings and a Bitcoin maximalist, Mike Novogratz has taken many hits from the crypto winter, and the collapse of FTX into bankruptcy is just…

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz says Sam Bankman-Fried ‘should go to jail,' as the ex-FTX billionaire worries about paying his lawyers

fortune.com Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz says Sam Bankman-Fried ‘should go to jail,’ as the ex-FTX billionaire worries about paying his lawyers As both CEO of Galaxy Digital…

Sam Bankman-Fried said it's 'not who I am' to shun the press. But legal experts say his recent interviews could come back to haunt him

businessinsider.com Sam Bankman-Fried speaks with Andrew Ross Sorkin during The New York Times DealBook Summit in New York City on November 30, 2022. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images In new…

FTX Missing Billions Remain Mystery After Bankman-Fried Grilling

yahoo.com (Bloomberg) -- Mystery continues to shroud the missing billions at bankrupt crypto exchange FTX after its disgraced founder Sam Bankman-Fried denied trying to perpetrate a…

Sam Bankman-Fried says figuring out how to pay his lawyers is a 'concern' after his fortune fell to 'close to nothing'

businessinsider.com Sam Bankman-Fried. Jabin Botsford/Getty Images Sam Bankman-Fried says he's "trying to figure out" how to pay his lawyers, calling it a "concern." After FTX collapsed,…

Has Bob Iger Brokered a Truce With Florida?

nytimes.com Disney may get its Florida tax magic back Florida lawmakers are reportedly working to reverse a law stripping Disney of its special tax status in the state, The Financial…

BlackRock CEO: Bitcoin Technology Will Prevail

vanticatrading.com Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, acknowledged that the company invested USD 24 million in the FTX exchange. In Short Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock: most cryptocurrency companies…

Billionaire Bill Ackman and Kevin O’Leary think FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried is telling ‘the truth’ about being unaware of major problems at his failed crypto…

yahoo.com FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has said he was largely unaware of major problems at his now-bankrupt crypto exchange, and few believe him. But two notable investors, Bill…

Legal Professionals Astonished As SBF Admits Failures, Apologizes 12 Times In Interview

zerohedge.com Legal Professionals Astonished As SBF Admits Failures, Apologizes 12 Times In Interview Authored by Stephen Katte via CoinTelegraph.com, Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried…

Why Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Believes FTX Collapse Is An Opportunity For The Industry

bitcoinist.com The former CEO and founder of failed crypto exchange FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), ended his silent period and has been hit by prominent Bitcoin and crypto proponents. SBF…

‘Look, I Screwed Up’: Sam Bankman-Fried Is Challenged on the Collapse of FTX

nytimes.com Sam Bankman-Fried, the cryptocurrency billionaire whose empire collapsed spectacularly this month and spawned at least two federal investigations, sat for a wide-ranging…

Does B stand for Bankman-Fried or Bankruptcy?

techcrunch.com Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Happy December! Just one more month until we reach 2023 and start it all over again (or something like that). Time flies when you’re reading…

Top Questions for Today’s DealBook Summit Speakers

nytimes.com Countdown to today’s DealBook Summit This morning, DealBook goes live and in person with our annual summit. It will be a packed day of high-level discussions with leaders…

Netflix CEO Calls Elon Musk 'Bravest' Person Amid Twitter Takeover

entrepreneur.com 'Give the Guy a Break': Netflix CEO Defends Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings spoke about the billionaire on Wednesday during the DealBook conference…

Despite the Former FTX CEO’s Media Tour Many Unanswered Questions Remain

bitcoin.com Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) has been talking a lot more since his exchange collapsed a few weeks ago, as he’s spoken at the New York Times Dealbook Summit, sat…

Sam Bankman-Fried apologized to an FTX customer who said he lost his life savings of $2 million, and accused the former CEO of stealing it

businessinsider.com An FTX user wrote to the host interviewing Sam Bankman-Fried at a New York Times summit. - He said he lost $2 million and accused SBF of stealing it. - "I am deeply sorry…

Billionaire Bill Ackman and Kevin O'Leary think FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried is telling 'the truth' about being unaware of major problems at his failed crypto…

fortune.com Billionaire Bill Ackman and Kevin O’Leary think FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried is telling ‘the truth’ about being unaware of major problems at his failed crypto exchange FTX…

Netflix Is a Video Game Company Now

fool.com Once upon a time -- way back in the DVD-by-mail era -- Netflix (NFLX 3.14%) was all about movies. TV shows became a second focus when the company started producing its own…

Strange Days in Crypto as Citizen Journalism Takes Over

financemagnates.com Strange Days in Crypto as Citizen Journalism Takes Over - There is stark contrast between mainstream and alternative media around coverage of FTX. - Alternative media has…

BlackRock's Larry Fink is worried about economic 'malaise' ahead

yahoo.com BlackRock Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink is confident inflation will subside but fears the global economy is headed toward anemic growth as geopolitical circumstances…

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried: 'Look, I screwed up'

cnn.com Sam Bankman-Fried, the 30-year-old founder of the bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, said he “didn’t ever try to commit fraud on anyone,” while admitting he made mistakes as…

BlackRock's Fink predicts most crypto firms will go under

fortune.com BlackRock’s Larry Fink predicts most crypto firms will fold in the wake of the FTX collapse—but that won’t be the end of DeFi BlackRock boss Larry Fink sees a definite need…

Sam Bankman-Fried says a $16 million Bahamian house in his parents' name was actually meant to be for FTX staff

businessinsider.com om Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc via Getty Images Sam Bankman-Fried says a Bahamian house in his parents' name was meant to be for FTX staff. "It was not intended to be their…

Sam Bankman-Fried says he doesn't know who took $515 million from FTX's accounts after its bankruptcy filing

businessinsider.com Sam Bankman-Fried at the New York Times DealBook Summit. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Sam Bankman-Fried says he doesn't know who accessed FTX's systems without…

BlackRock's Larry Fink thinks most crypto companies will go out of business in the wake of FTX's collapse

businessinsider.com BlackRock's Larry Fink. AP The collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX will flush out most crypto firms, BlackRock's Larry Fink said. "I actually believe most of the companies…

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