All posts by William M. Peaster

William M. Peaster is a cryptocurrency journalist and copy-editor based out of El Paso, Texas. He's an avid fan of Ethereum, ERC-20 tokens, and smart contracts in general.

Next Bitcoin

What’s the Next Bitcoin? 5 Cryptocurrencies Which Could Unseat the King

With the bitcoin price flirting around the astonishing $10,000 USD milestone, it's starting to look like nothing can stop BTC. Now all of us in the crypto space are starting to wonder: has critical mass finally been reached for mainstream...

/ November 30, 2017 / 8 Comments
Cryptocurrency Scaling

On the Scaling Debates: How Different Cryptocurrencies Are Tackling Growth

Right now, the Ethereum network handles a little over a half million transactions a day, and the Bitcoin network handles a little over half of that. These numbers are only going to grow -- and exponentially, at that --  as...

/ November 29, 2017 / 1 Comment
ERC-20 Tokens

Beginner’s Guide to ERC-20 Tokens: Digital Assets Built on Ethereum

If you're reading this article, you're probably doing your homework on the cryptocurrency space. Which also means that you've likely ran into the words "token" and "tokenization" more than a few times already during your research. What you may not...

/ November 27, 2017 / 1 Comment
Bitcoin ATM

Guide to Bitcoin ATMs: A Brief Primer on Buying BTC On the Go

In order for digital currencies like Bitcoin to me adopted by mainstream users in the years ahead, it'll need to be easily accessible; just like paper, fiat currencies are today. And that's precisely where Bitcoin ATMs come in. These automatic...

/ November 23, 2017 / 0 Comments
Exit Scams

What is an “Exit Scam” & How Can You Avoid Them ?

This week, the concept of the “exit scam” hit the headlines of the cryptocurrency space as escrow-related crypto startup Confido – painfully and ironically meaning “I trust” in Italian – went dark, making off with thousands of investors’ money. And...

/ November 22, 2017 / 0 Comments
Beginner's Guide to ICOs

Beginner’s Guide to ICOs: 7 Tips for Picking Wise Investments

Before the introduction of smart contracts on the blockchain network and the appearance of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), start-ups which wanted to raise money for their project had to rely on investors, initial public offerings and of course, their own...

/ November 9, 2017 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Tax

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Taxes: What You Need to Know

Unless you live in Italy or another similar country where cryptocurrency gains aren’t taxed at the moment, you’ll soon be trying to figure out how to properly account for your bitcoin or other cryptocurrency holdings ahead of the upcoming tax...

/ November 3, 2017 / 5 Comments