All posts by William M. Peaster

William M. Peaster is a poet, novelist, and cryptocurrency editor. He is not a financial adviser. He enjoys covering both the promise and warts of the emerging cryptoeconomy. Follow him on Twitter: @WPeaster

Binance Cyphertrace

Binance Teams with CipherTrace to Double Down on AML Protections

Binance, the cryptoeconomy's most popular cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with CipherTrace, one of the space's leading blockchain security and analytics firms, to...

/ April 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bitcoin Community Rallies to Hodlonaut Amid Craig Wright’s Legal Threats

As self-professed "Satoshi" Dr. Craig Wright has escalated his campaign against his critics, the Bitcoin community has rallied around the popular Bitcoiner...

/ April 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bittrex Denied “BitLicense” in New York But Disputes the Decision

On April 10th, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) denied the BitLicense application of the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex,...

/ April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Maker Dai

Dai Stablecoin Still Searching for USD Peg as Higher Dai Stability Fee Eyed

The Ethereum community's rising stablecoin star, the Dai, continues to trade slightly below $1 USD as community stakeholders once again move toward...

/ April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
US Congress Crypto Bill

Token Taxonomy Act: Crypto Bill Heads to U.S. Congress Again

A draft bill has been reintroduced to the U.S. Congress that, if passed, would bring direct federal guidance on cryptocurrency tokens in...

/ April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments
China Blockchain

Major Chinese Commission Angles to Ban Cryptocurrency Mining

China's top macroeconomic management body is seeking to end bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining status quo in the Asian superpower. That's per a...

/ April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments
Facebook Blockchain

Facebook Reportedly Eyeing Raise of Up to $1 Billion for Its Cryptocurrency

Global social media heavyweight Facebook is reportedly seeking as much as $1 billion USD in venture capital backing for its forthcoming cryptocurrency....

/ April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Privacy

After Bitcoin Run Last Week, Ethereum (ETH) Led Top Coins in Weekend Gains

Ether, the digital gas of the Ethereum network, had a strong weekend as the cryptocurrency's price rose more than 13 percent between...

/ April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Bull Run

Bitcoin Set Record for Average Transactions: Is a Major BTC Price Run Near?

On average, the Bitcoin blockchain has been handling an unprecedented number of transactions per block as of late. That dynamic came to...

/ April 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

State-Owned Gazprom Looks to Take Business Onto Blockchain in Russia

Russia's massive natural oil and gas industry titan, Gazprom, is eyeing ways to pivot its business operations onto blockchain tech. To do...

/ April 6, 2019 / 0 Comments