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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.


Crypto Games

Crypto Games Seeing a Resurgence as Market Heats Up

This week, someone spent more than $100,000 USD worth of Ethereum's associated cryptocurrency, ether (ETH), on a token pegged to a virtual...

/ May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
US Congress Crypto Bill

Bipartisan Congressional Group Wants Trump Admin to Boost Blockchain

A group of congressmen from the U.S. House of Representatives has written a letter to Larry Kudlow, an economic policy adviser to...

/ May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
Rakuten

“Amazon of Japan” Partners with Crypto Investigators CipherTrace for Its Exchange

A subsidiary of Rakuten -- the so-called Amazon of Japan and operator of one of the world's largest e-commerce websites -- has...

/ May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
IBM Tradelens

TradeLens: Major Shipping Firms Join Maersk’s IBM-Built Blockchain

Danish conglomerate Maersk -- the world's most sprawling container ship business -- has enlisted two of its industry's other biggest titans to...

/ May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
Quorum

JP Morgan Blitzing Toward Privacy for Its Ethereum Fork, Quorum

Banking giant JP Morgan is continuing to build out the privacy functionalities of its permissioned Ethereum fork, Quorum. That's because the bank's...

/ May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
Kik

Kik (KIN) Launches “Defend Crypto” Effort to Fight SEC in U.S.

Instant messenger play Kik, which launched an initial coin offering for its kin token in 2017, is escalating its regulatory struggle against...

/ May 30, 2019 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Hack

With Crypto Turning Bullish Again, Specter of SIM Swapping Renewed

SIM swap fraud -- scams involving the compromising of victims' phone numbers to, in the context of the cryptoeconomy, gain access to...

/ May 30, 2019 / 0 Comments
Russia Crypto

Bank of Russia Eyes Proposal to Develop a Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

Bank of Russia, the central bank of the Russian Federation, is set to consider a proposal that, if carried out, would see...

/ May 25, 2019 / 1 Comment

Another 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidate Turns to American Cryptocurrency Users

A second 2020 U.S. presidential contender has thrown their hat into the cryptoeconomy’s ring … or is rather hoping, at least to...

/ May 25, 2019 / 0 Comments
Coinbase

Coinbase Unfurls MakerDAO’s Dai Stablecoin on Coinbase.com, Smartphone Apps

Dai, the banner stablecoin of Ethereum's growing decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem, just hit the big time on Coinbase's main platforms for retail...

/ May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments