All posts by William M. Peaster

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


Binance US Considering 30 Cryptocurrencies Ahead of Launch

While U.S. users are getting geo-blocked from Binance.com this fall, the Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange is angling full steam ahead toward the launch...

/ August 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Chinese State-Sponsored Hacking Team Targets Crypto Companies

Many in the cryptocurrency ecosystem simply assume government agents are active therein. A new report making the rounds in the cryptoeconomy gives...

/ August 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Germany’s 2nd Biggest Bank Trials Blockchain Payments

One of Germany's largest banks has revealed it's been trialing blockchain technology for machine-to-machine (M2M) payments. One August 8th, the Frankfurt-based Commerzbank...

/ August 9, 2019 / 1 Comment
Gods Unchained

Blockchain Game Gods Unchained Hires “Magic: The Gathering Arena” Exec

Immutable's Gods Unchained, a blockchain card game built on Ethereum, is making a blitz toward the mainstream. To do that, they've hired...

/ August 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Binance Exchange: Offers 25 Bitcoin for Info on Hacked KYC Blackmailer

This week, popular Malta-based cryptocurrency trading platform Binance informed its community about an unsuccessful extortion attempt that had been made against the...

/ August 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Better UX: Gas Station Network Arrives to Turn Ethereum dApps Into Apps

While the Ethereum ecosystem is still fledgling, one common complaint against its decentralized apps, or dapps, is that they've proven to be...

/ August 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Gets Big Backup and Eyes Big Business

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, the nonprofit with dozens of high-profile members focused on helping businesses use Ethereum, is launching a new initiative...

/ August 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bitcoin Spikes Over $12k Today as U.S. China Trade War Heats Up

The Chinese yuan just faced a major selloff as the U.S.-Chinese trade war is worsening. President Trump has blasted his Chinese counterparts...

/ August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mastercard Eyes Top Talent for Cryptocurrency Operations

Financial services giant Mastercard is in the middle of building out a team of blockchain and cryptocurrency experts to work at the...

/ August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Lightning Network & Ethereum Combo Is Here Courtesy of Blockade Games

A meld between Ethereum and the Lightning Network, the proposed second-layer scaling solution for the Bitcoin network, has arrived. This week, blockchain...

/ August 5, 2019 / 0 Comments