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.


Phonon Network: a New Scaling Solution for Bitcoin & Ethereum

When it comes to blockchain scaling, all roads lead to Rome. In other words, there are many routes to take. Notably, another...

/ June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Algorand Raises $60 Million in Dutch Auction, Market Cap of $24 Billion

The first algo token sale has concluded, and to much ado. The Algorand Foundation hosted its inaugural Dutch auction and processed it...

/ June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
Cloudflare Ethereum

Internet Security Firm Cloudfare Unveils Its Own Ethereum Gateway

Cloud network and internet security company Cloudfare has just figuratively opened its doors to the Ethereum blockchain. Renowned for its DDoS protection...

/ June 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Big Four” EY Joins Major E.U. Firms to Build a Blockchain for ECP Markets

Big Four accounting firm EY is back in blockchain world headlines this week, this time for joining forces with some of Europe's...

/ June 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Enterprise News: Microsoft Joins Hyperledger & IBM Reveals Next-Gen Blockchain

Beyond Facebook formally unveiling the Libra cryptocurrency, Tuesday also saw major enterprises like Microsoft and IBM make their own high-profile blockchain moves....

/ June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

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