Nikhilesh De

Crypto Payments Processor BitPay to Support Paxos Stablecoin

| Nikhilesh De

BitPay is integrating the Paxos Standard stablecoin into its services, allowing merchants to utilize the token to settle transactions.

ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin Futures Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt has delayed the launch of its bitcoin futures launch to January 2019.

Report: US Officials Are Probing Tether Role in Bitcoin Market Manipulation

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. DOJ is reportedly probing Tether and Bitfinex over whether they artificially boosted bitcoin's price using the USDT stablecoin.

DOJ’s Rosenstein: Regulators Can’t Let Criminals ‘Hide Behind’ Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein called for a multinational approach to regulating cryptocurrencies Sunday.

US Election Commission Says Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns Is ‘Permissible’

| Nikhilesh De

The FEC is open to allowing mining pools to donate to political campaigns, but such donations would qualify as "contributions."

After Friday’s SEC Actions, Experts Say ICO Party ‘Is Truly Over’

| Nikhilesh De

Friday's charges against Airfox and Paragon Coin may hint at how the SEC will regulate ICOs going forward.

SEC Settles Securities Registration Charges Against 2 ICO Startups

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has settled charges with crypto startups Airfox and Paragon for securities law violations.

ECB Official Calls Bitcoin ‘Evil Spawn of the Financial Crisis’

| Nikhilesh De

ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin.

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Ahead of Bitcoin Cash Fork, Mining Power Still Favors SV

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin cash's ongoing hash war remains lopsided, with mining pools supporting Bitcoin SV controlling nearly 75 percent of the current network.

New York Regulators Have Grant Crypto License to NYDIG

| Nikhilesh De

New York's latest BitLicense has been granted to the New York Digital Investment Group, along with a limited purpose trust charter.