All posts by William M. Peaster

William M. Peaster is an expert writer and editor who specializes in the Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dai beats in the cryptoeconomy. Has appeared in Blockonomi, Binance Academy, Bitsonline, Bitcoinist, and more. Enjoys tracking smart contracts, DAOs, dApps, and the Lightning Network. Learning Solidity. Follow him on Twitter: @WPeaster

Facebook Unveils Its Libra Cryptocurrency: Everything You Need to Know

Today, the cryptoeconomy greeted its most hyped -- and in some circles, its most controversial -- addition yet in Libra, a "simple...

/ June 18, 2019 / 1 Comment
History of The Coincheck Hack

Russian Hackers Possibly Linked to Coincheck Hack, the “Biggest Crypto Heist”

The public may now be closer to identifying the culprits behind the Coincheck hack, the largest the cryptoeconomy has experienced to date....

/ June 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Russia Crypto

Bank of Russia Doing Its Homework on a Central Bank Digital Currency

The central bank of the Russian Federation is exploring its options when it comes to launching a central bank digital currency, or...

/ June 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bitcoin’s Future, Now: Breez Releases iOS Beta for Lightning Payments App

The fledgling Lightning Network is the heir apparent scaling solution for Bitcoin, but it will need to become easier to use (and...

/ June 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
What are Watchtowers?

March of the Lightning Network: Watchtowers, Colored Coin Tokens & More

An ecosystem is expanding around Bitcoin's proposed second-layer scaling solution, the Lightning Network (LN), and amid that blooming builders are eyeing new...

/ June 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Blockchain Developers dOrg Create First Legally Registered DAO

In smart contract technology, there lies the promise of melding programmable, automated business logic with real-world business structures. One group of blockchain...

/ June 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ethereum 2.0

Ethereum “ETH 2.0” Genesis Block May Launch in January 2020

The horizon is materializing for Ethereum. The public blockchain's developers are currently hard at work on actualizing the project's "ETH 2.0" Serenity...

/ June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Summer Speculating: Bakkt Tests Its Bitcoin Futures This July

When moon? More like "When Bakkt?" The answer to the latter question appears to be soon. After the forthcoming cryptocurrency platform and...

/ June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Binance to Block Trading for US Customers Ahead of Plans for Regulated Exchange

Watch out, Coinbase: Binance is moving into your home turf. Adept at regulatory arbitrage among many things, cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance has...

/ June 14, 2019 / 1 Comment

Coinbase & Circle Greenlight CENTRE Expansion to Boost USD Coin Ecosystem

The collaborators behind USD Coin (USDC) are opening their doors to new associates. On Thursday, the CENTRE Consortium, which counts Circle and...

/ June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments