Welcome to CoinMarketRecap — the podcast from CoinMarketCap.com. We explore the day's top cryptocurrency stories in an easy-to-understand way, cover emerging trends, and interview the people who make the news.
August 13 & 14: The merge, Celsius chaos, crypto hitmen, Mark Cuban, Andrew Tate — weekly news roundup
It's the weekend edition of CoinMarketRecap! Connor Sephton and Molly Jane Zuckerman have a whistle-stop tour of this week's biggest crypto headlines. We discuss the latest twists and turns in the merge as the date for Ethereum's switch to Proof-of-Stake is revealed. Plus, two separate cases reveal why hiring hitmen using crypto (or at all) is a bad idea. We'll also find out why Mark Cuban is being sued... and why videos of Andrew Tate are causing controversy. You can follow us on Twitter — @ConnorSephton, @MollyJZuckerman and @CoinMarketCap.
August 12: Vitalik's vision for Ethereum, merge date revealed, Binance recovers Curve funds
On today's CoinMarketRecap with Connor Sephton, Ethereum's merge is going to take place sooner than first thought — with Vitalik Buterin revealing his vision for what the future looks like. Also today, Binance recovers more than 80% of the funds lost in the Curve Finance attack. Plus, one of Latin America's biggest online payment platforms is vowing to roll out crypto access to more countries across the region. You can follow us on Twitter — @ConnorSephton and @CoinMarketCap.
August 11: Bitcoin rallies, big Ethereum milestone, Celsius criticized, Mark Cuban sued, hitmen paid with crypto
On today's CoinMarketRecap with Connor Sephton, Ethereum completes its final dress rehearsal ahead of the most significant upgrade in the blockchain's history. Celsius Network faces criticism from the Justice Department over plans to pay $400,000 in severance to employees. Mark Cuban and Voyager Digital's CEO are sued over claims they duped millions of Americans into buying crypto. An Iranian man is charged with attempting to pay for the assassination of a former U.S. national security advisor with crypto. And Mailchimp comes under fire for suspending accounts belonging to several major crypto media outlets. You can follow us on Twitter — @ConnorSephton and @CoinMarketCap.
August 10: Coinbase's $1 billion loss, Tether and USDC back merge, Tornado trolling, Robinhood pays $10m to users
On today's CoinMarketRecap with Connor Sephton, Coinbase suffers a $1.1 billion loss — but says things are never as bad as they seem. Ethereum's move to a Proof-of-Stake blockchain gets a big boost as Tether and USD Coin announce they're supporting the merge. A Tornado Cash user trolls the U.S. government by sending small amounts of Ether to A-list celebrities. And Robinhood agrees to pay $9.9 million to users who are suing the company over repeated outages. You can follow us on Twitter — @ConnorSephton and @CoinMarketCap.
August 9: Tornado Cash sanctions, Zipmex withdrawals resume, celebs under pressure over NFTs
On today's CoinMarketRecap with Connor Sephton, the U.S. sanctions Tornado Cash — we'll find out why. Zipmex announces it'll allow users to withdraw Bitcoin and Ether. And why celebrities are coming under pressure over their endorsement of NFTs. You can follow us on Twitter: @ConnorSephton and @CoinMarketCap.
August 8: Celsius and Voyager anger users, Hodlnaut freezes withdrawals, Andrew Tate criticized, NFTiffs sell out
On today's CoinMarketRecap with Connor Sephton, bankrupt Celsius abandons plans to rehire a former executive for $92,000 a month — as hundreds of thousands of customers remain empty handed. Voyager announces it'll allow cash to be withdrawn from its platform from Thursday, but there's no sign of when users will get crypto back. And breaking news as another crypto lender announces it's freezing withdrawals. Also today, crypto trader and influencer Andrew Tate is criticized for viral videos where he appears to endorse hitting women. British police warn the public as a man who invested $24,000 in a crypto scam is told his balance is now just $23. And we'll find out how Friday's sale of NFTiffs — digital passes for luxury pendants of CryptoPunks — ended up going. You can follow us on Twitter: @ConnorSephton and @CoinMarketCap.
Friday’s Episode w Connor and MaryJane
Hi Guys, I love the podcast but I gotta call out your Crypto.com and the K Kardashian / Roy Jones segments when your own sites houses over 9k coins which are not being vetted according to the listing criteria published on your website. We were looking at one the other day called Bitecoin, the deception reads “don’t worry we control the price so the charts will always be Green”. MollyJane had a great point that In order for Crypto to go mainstream. Don’t you think with CMC?
Couldn’t listen past first 5 minutes