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.


Cryptocurrency Marketplace OpenBazaar Nears Support for Ethereum Payments

Decentralized marketplace OpenBazaar is on the cusp of adding support for ether (ETH) payments and, beyond that, Dai payments. Washington Sanchez, an...

/ June 7, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Lightning Network

Utreexo: Lightning Innovator Publishes New Bitcoin Scaling Method

One of the minds behind the Lightning Network -- Bitcoin's proposed second-layer scaling solution -- has just authored a paper formally outlining...

/ June 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
Mark Karpeles Mt Gox

Mt. Gox in the Rearview, Mark Karpeles Is Working on a Blockchain OS

Former Mt. Gox chief executive officer Mark Karpelès has stood trial, literally in Tokyo and figuratively among cryptoeconomy stakeholders, for his role...

/ June 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Retail Giant Carrefour Reports Blockchain Tracking is Boosting Sales

Carrefour, one of largest retailers in France and the world, has seen produce sales improved year-over-year in products the market chain started...

/ June 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
SEC vs Kin

The SEC Goes to War with Kik over Kin Token Offering: Key Takeaways

The high-stakes legal battle feared by Kik, creators and backers of the kin token, has indeed materialized. Per a June 4th filing...

/ June 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Microsoft Announces VeriSol: New Tool for Verifying Ethereum Smart Contracts

On June 3rd, the Microsoft Research team announced a new verification tool for securing smart contracts written in Solidity, the predominant programming language...

/ June 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
CME Futures

Outstanding CME Bitcoin Futures Positions Smashes New Highs

Hedgers and bettors are turning to the CME Group's first-mover bitcoin futures offering like never before. According to the U.S. Commodity Futures...

/ June 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Shakeup: Coinbase COO Asiff Hirji Leaving the Cryptocurrency Exchange

The 2019 leadership shakeup at U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just seen its next bit of turnover. On May 31st, the company...

/ June 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Come One, Come All: EY Publishes Its “Nightfall” Ethereum Privacy Tool

Last month, "Big Four" international accounting giant EY committed to releasing their Nightfall privacy tool for Ethereum in May 2019. With a...

/ June 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ethereum on Fire: Sees Daily Gas Usage Record & Chainlink Launches Mainnet

The Ethereum network is handling as much activity as it ever has thanks to a steady uptrend of growing demand. On May...

/ May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments