•CoinDesk is reportedly close to finalizing a $125M deal.
•Caroline Ellison’s private writings from the months leading up to Alameda, FTX collapse have been uncovered in legal discovery process.
•American couple accused of laundering stolen Bitfinex funds arrange plea deal.
CoinDesk’s $125M Deal
CoinDesk is reportedly in the final stages of its $125 million deal with an undisclosed party. This comes after months of speculation regarding who would acquire CoinDesk and what the terms of the acquisition would be.
Legal Discovery Process Uncovers Caroline Ellison’s Writings
In addition to this news, legal discovery processes have revealed Caroline Ellison’s private writings from the months leading up to Alameda, FTX collapse. These documents are currently being used as evidence to determine whether or not certain individuals were involved in any wrongdoing prior to the collapse of these two crypto-related companies.
Apple Developing AI Chatbot Tool
It was also reported that Apple is developing its own AI chatbot as an internal tool for use within their company. The chatbot will be used for various tasks such as customer service and handling inquiries related to Apple products and services.
Societe Generale Subsidiary Receives Crypto Services License
The subsidiary of French banking giant Societe Generale has received France’s first crypto services license from the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). This license will allow Societe Generale’s subsidiary to offer cryptocurrency-related services such as trading, custody, tokenization, and more within the country.
American Couple Accused Of Laundering Stolen Bitfinex Funds Reach Plea Deal
Finally, an American couple accused of money laundering in connection with a 2016 hack on crypto exchange Bitfinex have reached a plea deal with prosecutors in Washington D.C.. Senior Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly has ordered prosecutors to file a copy of the plea deal by July 27th before a hearing takes place on August 3rd at which time both individuals could enter guilty pleas if they choose too do so.