Nikhilesh De

Nik is a news, regulation and institution reporter at CoinDesk. He was previously a news, science, technology and community reporter and editor with The Daily Targum. His work has been featured in The Nation and referenced by NJ Advance Media, The Philadelphia Inquirer, NBC New York and CBS New York. He does not currently hold any value in cryptocurrencies.

Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic After Blockchain History Rewrites

| Nikhilesh De and Christine Kim

Ethereum classic's blockchain has been hit by a suspected 51 percent attack, leading to reorganizations of its transaction history.

Overstock’s tZERO Wins Patent for Integrating Crypto With Legacy Trading Tech

| Nikhilesh De

Overstock's tZERO won a patent last week detailing how it would integrate digital asset trading with legacy trading systems.

Stablecoin Issuers May Need Licenses in Texas, Unlike Most Crypto Startups

| Nikhilesh De

A new memo by the Texas Department of Banking notes that stablecoins may fall under the state's definition of "money" and therefore would be subject…

Ethereum Studio ConsenSys Teams Up With Chip Manufacturer AMD

| Nikhilesh De

ConsenSys is partnering with AMD to provide a new cloud computing blockchain infrastructure aimed at large companies and government agencies.

Overstock Will Pay Some of Its 2019 Taxes in Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

Overstock.com plans to be the first major business to pay state taxes using bitcoin in Ohio.

Token Exchange to Enable Trading of Nasdaq-Listed Companies

| Nikhilesh De

DX.Exchange, a Nasdaq-powered trading firm, will allow investors to purchase crypto tokens representing shares in major public firms.

New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update

| Nikhilesh De

New York will be forming a task force to analyze the crypto space, which may go as far as proposing updated regulations for the state.

Civil-Backed News Site Stores Full Article on Ethereum Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

Journalist-owned news site Popula has stored an entire U.S. news article on the ethereum blockchain, permanently archiving the story.

Token Startup Templum Seeks SEC Clarity on Post-Trade Activities

| Nikhilesh De

Regulated token trader Templum has petitioned the SEC seeking clarification on the status of post-trade activities conducted over blockchains.

Coinbase Will Soon Reward You for Studying Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

Coinbase is launching a new product to help customers earn 0x tokens while learning about crypto assets.