Danny Nelson

Danny Nelson

Danny is CoinDesk's managing editor for Data & Tokens. He formerly ran investigations for the Tufts Daily. At CoinDesk, his beats include (but are not limited to): federal policy, regulation, securities law, exchanges, the Solana ecosystem, smart money doing dumb things, dumb money doing smart things and tungsten cubes. He owns BTC, ETH and SOL tokens, as well as the LinksDAO NFT.

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CipherTrace Scout App Takes Crypto Investigations Mobile
Blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has developed a mobile tool for flagging bitcoin and ethereum tokens with a criminal past.
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byrne, overstock
Byrne Sells Overstock Stake to Buy Crypto and Battle 'Deep State'
Former Overstock CO Patrick Byrne dumped his 13% stake in the company he founded to buy cryptocurrency and gold as he prepares to battle his enemies.
byrne, overstock
lamesh, wallet, GK8
Israeli Startup Creates Offline Crypto Wallet with Online Connectivity
Israeli startup GK8 unveiled a cold-storage crypto wallet with on-network transfer capabilities.
lamesh, wallet, GK8
freelance, cafe
Decentralized Employment Ecosystem Opolis to Integrate MakerDAO’s Dai Cryptocurrency
Opolis received a grant from MakerDAO to integrate its Dai cryptocurrency into its decentralized employer ecosystem for payroll and benefits.
freelance, cafe
Space, the next frontier for blockchain.
European Space Agency Backs Blockchain Satellite Project
Blockchain startup SpaceChain won a 60K euro grant from the European Space Agency to investigate use-cases for their satellite-based wallet system.
Space, the next frontier for blockchain.
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AssetBlock Launches Tokenized Property Trading on Algorand Blockchain
Real estate startup AssetBlock has launched a new platform for trading commercial properties linked to tokens on the Algorand blockchain.
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Credit: HTC
HTC's Blockchain Phone Now Supports Bitcoin Cash
Native support for bitcoin cash is coming to HTC's blockchain phone via a partnership with Bitcoin.com.
Credit: HTC
crypto, fiat
Tagomi Rollout Paves Way for Institutional Crypto Shorting
Crypto brokerage Tagomi released its borrowing and lending platform to the wider public, enabling investors to short cryptocurrencies.
crypto, fiat
bitcoin.com, BCH
Bitcoin.com Looks to List BCH Futures on CFTC-Approved Exchange
Bitcoin.com is in talks to list a bitcoin cash futures contract on a regulated exchange, according to the head of the company’s exchange division. 
bitcoin.com, BCH