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ETH merge delay concerns; Buterin’s clown call

The ETH2 merge could once again be delayed. Meanwhile, Vitalik Buterin calls Michael Saylor “a total clown”.

Welcome to The Daily Forkast – August 1, 2022 – presented by Joel Flynn.

Coming up on today’s show:

Concerns over Ethereum delays surface, while Tether CTO says it will be supported.

Meanwhile, Ethereum cofounder calls Bitcoin bull Michael Saylor ‘a total clown’ and says Meta’s metaverse attempts will ‘misfire’.

Crypto exchange CoinFLEX cuts staff to reduce costs by 60%.

Over in the US, the FDIC issues advisory over crypto deposits and insurance.

And finally, a report alleges S. Korean Busan Bank employee embezzles US$1.1 mln, invests in Bitcoin.

We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world — in this episode of The Daily Forkast August 1.