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

UBS Bank

Big Banks Drop $50 Million on Blockchain Settlements System

A group of large banks are investing $50 million USD into a financial settlements system built atop blockchain technology, the latest in...

/ May 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Facebook Blockchain

Facebook Blockchain, Fintech Plans Accelerate: Libra Networks Launched in Switzerland

Previous reporting has pegged Facebook's cryptocurrency initiative as being codenamed "Project Libra." The effort's accordingly been shrouded in secrecy to date ......

/ May 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
EDF Bosch

Notable Enterprises Bosch and EDF Turn to Blockchain in Electricity Arena

This week, major companies like EDF and Bosch respectively signaled commitments to explore the use of blockchain -- specifically Ethereum (ETH) for...

/ May 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Poloniex Review

Poloniex Delists 9 Cryptocurrencies in U.S. Amid Regulatory Mire

In a Thursday announcement, Massachusetts-based and Circle-backed cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex announced it would be delisting nine cryptocurrencies for American users of its...

/ May 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Coinbase Custody

Coinbase Custody Now Manages $1 Billion in Client Assets

After operating for one year, the custodial arm of U.S. crypto exchange heavyweight Coinbase now has more than $1 billion USD worth...

/ May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Chainlink Guide

Chainlink (LINK) Decentralized Oracles Hit Ethereum Mainnet This Month

Chainlink, the decentralized oracle middleware play designed to help smart contracts interact with real-world data, is coming to the Ethereum mainnet at...

/ May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Maker Dai

Outstanding DeFi Loans Top $100 Million as Crypto Goes Bullish

As the cryptoeconomy seems to be entering its next bullish cycle, the outstanding volume of crypto-collateralized loans backed by the four most...

/ May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
Anthony Pompliano

Bear vs. Bull: Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Rips Bitcoin, Pomp Says Look Closer

It may be the year of the pig according to the Chinese Zodiac, but in the global investment arena, it's proven to...

/ May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Major Adoption: Microsoft Builds Decentralized ID Project on Bitcoin

Tech powerhouse Microsoft announced its latest contribution the Decentralized Identity Foundation on May 13th, and it was a big one: the enterprise...

/ May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Bull Run

Bulls Are Back: Bitcoin Hits $8,000 as Crypto Buy Pressure Returns Amidst Flurry of Positive News

On May 13th, buy pressure pushed the bitcoin price up more than 13 percent to $8,100 USD on Coinbase, after which the...

/ May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments