168. News: Solana and Nomad are hacked, while US senators push for tax-free crypto transactions

Episode 184 · August 17th, 2022 · 52 mins 57 secs

About this Episode

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

  • Hackers drain £5m from 8,000 wallets linked to Solana crypto network and Nomad crypto bridge loses $200 million in ‘chaotic’ hack - 1:25
  • US Senators push bill to make small crypto transactions tax-free - 13:20
  • Revolut partners with Polkadot and launches “Learn to Earn” feature - 25:05
  • Sales from the crypto: Muse NFT album to become first new chart-eligible format in seven years - 36:01
  • Dubai crown prince to lead new committee on metaverse, digital economy - 45:50
  • Brazil's Nubank amasses 1 million crypto customers in less than a month - 47:00

We are also joined by some amazing guests:

  • Paulina Jóśków, Head of Partnerships at Ramp
  • Emily Nicolle, Crypto Blogger at Bloomberg News

The Tweet of the Week comes from Tiffany&Co, @TiffanyAndCo.

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