Nikhilesh De

Nikhilesh De

Nikhilesh De is CoinDesk's managing editor for global policy and regulation, covering regulators, lawmakers and institutions. When he's not reporting on digital assets and policy, he can be found admiring Amtrak or building LEGO trains. He owns < $50 in BTC and < $20 in ETH. He was named the Association of Cryptocurrency Journalists and Researchers' Journalist of the Year in 2020.

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Square Adds Bitcoin Buying for More Cash App Users
Digital payments company Square has rolled bitcoin payments out to most of its Cash App users.
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US Court Freezes BitConnect Assets as Lawsuits Mount
A temporary restraining order freezing BitConnect's assets has been granted in the U.S. after a second lawsuit was filed against the exchange Monday.
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Crypto Exchange Bittrex Outlines Token Listing Criteria
Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has exclusively shared with CoinDesk its list of criteria for listing and delisting tokens on its platform.
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Bitcoin Exchange Huobi to Open US Office
China-based Huobi, previously one of the country's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, plans to launch an office in San Francisco.
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Bitcoin's Price Falls Below $10K Amid Wider Crypto Drop
The price of bitcoin is down nearly 10 percent today, having slipped to close to $10,000 amid wider weakness in the cryptocurrency market.
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BitConnect Hit With Second Lawsuit Over Ponzi Allegations
Kentucky citizen Brian Page filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of each of BitConnect's former investors, alleging the company ran a Ponzi scheme.
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'Bitcoin Could Alter the World,' Says Former US Senator
Former New Hampshire governor and three-term senator Judd Gregg has said he believes bitcoin could alter how the world views currency.
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Investment Fund Moves to Capitalize on Ethereum Ecosystem
Ethereum Capital aims to raise $50 million to purchase controlling shares of ethereum-based startups and tokens.
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JP Morgan Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $2.25 Million
Smart contract startup Kadena has raised $2.25 million in a pre-A financing private-placement SAFT round for its new blockchain project.
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Latest Zcash Ceremony Used Chernobyl Waste
Zcash's latest private Powers of Tau ceremony used nuclear waste in a small aircraft to generate random code, helping to ensure the network's privacy.
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