[UPDATE: Tech in Asia has updated the article to emphasize that suicide is only suggested and not certain]
First Meta is a Singaporean start up company that runs a exchange platform for virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. The news of suicide of its CEO Autumn Radtke spread on Facebook and Twitter, drawing attention from the BItcoin industry.
The exact reason that may have led to the suicide is not known, and whether the Police have concluded that the cause of death is suicide is also unofficial. First Meta has stated that an official announcement will be given by the company soon.
And then we have this:
thecoder behind Namecoin-QT and main dev of Huntercoin has passed away suddenly, aged 27 from a stroke.