162. News: Terra terror as ex-Meta crypto chief launches Bitcoin payments start-up

gm. Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in the world of crypto, including:

  • Terra terror: Luna nosedives under $2, and algo Stablecoin TerraUSD loses 98% of its value 2:05
  • Ex-Meta crypto chief launches Bitcoin payments start-up while Meta’s Instagram partners with Polygon in NFT push 24:53
  • A number of headlines about crypto regulation have popped up recently: With the UK targeting major crackdown on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, while regulation everywhere is being pushed more than ever 40:10
  • French Open enters the metaverse with Roland-Garros virtual-seat NFTs 48:46
  • EU Commission favours ban on large-scale Stablecoins, document shows 50:10

We are also joined by some amazing guests:

  • Jacquelyn Melinek, Senior Crypto Reporter at TechCrunch
  • Zak Lambert, Product Manager at Plaid

The Tweet of the Week comes from @cobie.

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Special Guests: Jacquelyn Melinek and Zak Lambert.

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