Milliardenklage: Mutmaßlicher Bitcoin-Erfinder steht vor Gericht

Craig Wright behauptet, gemeinsam mit dem 2013 verstorbenen Dave Kleiman, Bitcoin erfunden zu haben und der geheimnisvolle Satoshi Nakamoto zu sein, dessen Identität bis heute nicht geklärt ist. Jetzt haben Kleimans Hinterbliebenen ihn verklagt — angeblich schuldet er der Familie Kryptowährung im Wert von mehreren Milliarden US-Dollar. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos!

White supremacists find a legal friend in Cincinnati lawyer

James E. Kolenich is a civil rights attorney representing the “Unite the Right” organizers from last year’s Charlottesville march. Get the news Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about You probably haven’t heard of James Kolenich. You will. A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. A link has […]

Spotify plans to list shares, fend off Apple and Amazon

Music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday filed for a direct listing of its shares, laying out financial data for the first time that cheered some analysts but led others to question how it could turn a profit from its growing subscriber base. 6 Min Read (Reuters) – Music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday filed for […]

James Webb Telescope sun shield snags, further launch delays likely

The telescope project now has just 1.5 months of schedule reserve. The US Government Accountability Office published the report on Wednesday. It concluded, “Given several ongoing technical issues, and the work remaining to test the spacecraft element and complete integration of the telescope and spacecraft, combined with continuing slower-than-planned work at Northrop Grumman, we believe that […]

Diesel-Verbot: Ist das die perfekte Welle?

Statt Fahrverbote zu verhängen, sollten Städte grüne Wellen schalten, fordert die Autoindustrie. Dadurch sollen Schadstoffe in der Luft reduziert werden. Klappt das? Fahrverbote in Städten? Muss nicht sein – das ist die Botschaft, die die Autohersteller verbreiten, jetzt, da in Leipzig das Urteil gesprochen ist. Sie hätten eine bessere Idee, um den Schadstoffausstoß in deutschen […]

Long-time Trump aide Hope Hicks to resign

Hope Hicks, White House communications director and one of President Trump’s longest serving advisers, to step down. Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and one of President Trump’s longest-serving advisers, is to step down, the administration says. The 29-year-old former model and ex-Trump Organization employee has been by Mr Trump’s side for years. She […]

Hugs, tears and police: High school reopens after shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students and teachers hugged and cried Wednesday as they returned under heavy police guard to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High for the first time since a teenager with an assault rifle killed 17 people and thrust the huge Florida school into the center of a renewed national gun debate. The half-day began […]

5 things you need to know Wednesday

The biggest news to start your day President Trump plans to meet with lawmakers at the White House on Wednesday to discuss gun legislation in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. On Tuesday, Republican leaders in Congress rejected calls for tighter gun restrictions despite an in-person pitch from Florida high school students leading a newly energized gun control […]