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John McAfee Has Died
John McAfee has been found dead in his prison cell — hours after a Spanish court ruled he could be extradited to the U.S. to face tax evasion charges. Little is known surrounding the circumstances of the 75-year-old’s death, but local officials said that he may have killed himself. An investigation has now been launched. Here's what we know.
A Media-Savvy Tech Pioneer with a Troubled Past
Media savvy, outrageous, and frequently outraged, McAfee was widely acknowledged to be a technology genius, having essentially created the antivirus industry in 1987. With one million followers on Twitter, he had been a high-profile and profane fugitive for the better part of a decade. His libertarian philosophy made him a strong cryptocurrency supporter. His obituary.
Bitcoin Rejects at $34,500
In other news, Bitcoin has rejected at $34,500, prompting the world's biggest cryptocurrency to hit local lows of $32,400. Some analysts believe that the $32,000 level needs to hold in order for higher levels to be tested again soon. Right now, it seems that $37,000 is a significant resistance hurdle for BTC to overcome. Read more.
Beeple Launches NFT Platform
The digital artist who broke records after one of his NFTs sold for $69.3 million has launched a new marketplace. WENEW is going to be "curating and releasing NFTs of some of the most celebrated moments in music, fashion, sports and politics." British tennis star Andy Murray is going to be the first celebrity to release a collection on July 2. Read more here.
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