Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried secretly funded the cryptocurrency news outlet The Block by loaning money to its former CEO Michael McCaffrey, Axios reported on Friday, a shocking revelation that raises questions about the outlet’s independence to report on FTX and Bankman-Fried. McCaffrey received three loans from Alameda Research, the first of which was a $12 million loan in April 2021 used...
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Designer Jony Ive and OpenAI’s Sam Altman Discuss AI Hardware Project
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