Daniel Palmer

One of CoinDesk's longest-tenured contributors, and now one of our news editors, Daniel has authored over 200 stories for the site. When not writing or editing, He likes to paint, play guitar, hammer steel and spin clay. Daniel, to his regret, holds a very small amount (<$150) of digital currencies (TRX/BTT currently) (See: Editorial Policy).

Ex-Enron CEO Leaves Jail to Plot Possible Blockchain Venture: Report

| Daniel Palmer

The former CEO of Enron, Jeffrey Skilling, is reportedly looking to start a blockchain-related company just a month after being freed from prison.

You Can Now Donate to the Tor Project in 9 Different Cryptocurrencies

| Daniel Palmer and Nikhilesh De

The Tor Project is now accepting crypto donations directly, taking bitcoin, ether, monero, zcash and 5 others.

markets, price

Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk

| Daniel Palmer

A group of Mt. Gox creditors has warned of a market risk to forks of bitcoin in a draft plan for the collapsed exchange's civil rehabilitation.

Sirin Labs, MyEtherWallet Team Up for Finney Phone Integration

| Daniel Palmer

Sirin Labs, developer of the Finney blockchain phone, has teamed up with MyEtherWallet for an integration aimed to benefit both companies.

Cryptopia Exchange Resumes Crypto Trading Amid Banking Issues

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. Parliament has been presented demos of real-world blockchain applications designed to educate policymakers.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Reduce Staff By Up to 50%

| Daniel Palmer

Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, is halving its staffing levels through voluntary redundancies.

coinbase, coins

Coinbase Completes First OTC Crypto Trade Directly From ‘Cold’ Storage

| Daniel Palmer

Coinbase Custody has just completed its first over-the-counter (OTC) trade directly out of cold, or offline, storage.

Thailand’s Securities Watchdog Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

| Daniel Palmer

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has given the green light to the country's first portal for scrutinized token sales.

Malta Teams With Crypto Security Firm to Manage Financial Crimes Risk

| Daniel Palmer

Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its digital asset industry.