All posts by William M. Peaster

William M. Peaster is a professional writer and editor who specializes in the Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dai beats in the cryptoeconomy. Has appeared in Blockonomi, Binance Academy, Bitsonline, and more. Enjoys tracking smart contracts, DAOs, dApps, and the Lightning Network. Learning Solidity.


Walmart, Nestle & Other Big Companies Continue Making Blockchain Inroads

Amid the pain points around blockchain as a fledgling technology, skeptics and even some pragmatic proponents sometimes offer the refrain that "blockchain...

/ November 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Escaping the Dollar: China, Russia & Others Mull Shared Digital Currency

Leaders from the countries constituting the BRICS bloc -- China, Russia, India, Brazil, and South Africa -- have discussed the creation of...

/ November 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Ethereum “Money Lego” Compound Secures $25 Million Series A

Compound, the builders behind one of the most popular decentralized finance apps on Ethereum, just raised an impressive $25 million war chest...

/ November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
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New Tezos ETP Hits Top Swiss Stock Exchange with Staking Rewards Tied In

The latest exchange-traded product linked to a cryptocurrency has been listed on Switzerland's top stock exchange, and it's the first ETP of...

/ November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Hackers Demand Bitcoin Haul in Mexico Pemex Ransomware Attack

Pemex, also known as Mexican Petroleum, is picking up the pieces after hackers deployed ransomware -- which locks users out of their...

/ November 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Telegram Asks U.S. Court to Make SEC Back Off the Gram Token

Encrypted messenger company Telegram's fight with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission is heating up. The legal battle began last month when the...

/ November 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Top Chinese Official: Digital Yuan Will Generally Respect Privacy

Amid growing reports of accelerated development around a digital yuan, Chinese President Xi Jinping's related call last month for blockchain to become...

/ November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Canadian Banking Giant RBC Applies for New Cryptocurrency Sector Patents

Canada's largest bank by market capitalization has applied for four new patents that suggest the company could be aiming to launch cryptocurrency...

/ November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bakkt Opens Its Bitcoin Custody Warehouse to “All Institutions”

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) owns and operates some of the largest exchanges around the globe, including the New York Stock Exchange. Now, its...

/ November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Singapore Central Bank Teams with Heavyweights on Blockchain Prototype

2019 has been something of a turning point for central banks doing more than just their homework on blockchain technology. The latest...

/ November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments