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Hello, and happy October. Let’s talk crypto scams.

Kim Kardashian’s pocketbook is $1.26 million lighter this week after she was ordered to pay a fine to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for promoting the cryptocurrency EthereumMax (also known as EMAX, and not affiliated with Ethereum) on Instagram without telling her followers she was paid $250,000 to do so.

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Andria Moore courtesy of Yahoo News / Late Show with James Corden

Reality star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian joined the ranks of celebrity tech investors last week when she launched the private equity fund Skky Partners alongside Carlyle Group veteran Jay Sammons. The firm will leverage Kardashian’s branding know-how to help launch and grow the next generation of companies in media, hospitality, luxury, digital and ecommerce, along with Sammons’ experience steering brands like Supreme, Beats by Dre, Vogue, McDonald’s China and Moncler. Kim’s “mom-ager” Kris Jenner is also on board the project as a partner.

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Los Angeles-based Goodpods launched at the start of the pandemic in the hopes of answering the question "What podcast should I listen to?"

As the podcast market has become more saturated, more and more companies are trying to make discovery easier. Google's Podcast app relies on AI-powered suggestions to lure listeners. Other podcasting platforms like Breaker take an approach more like that of social media.

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