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.

Donald Trump Bitcoin

Mark Zuckerberg & Trump Had Dinner: Did They Talk Libra Crypto?

According to a new report from NBC News, Facebook founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg dined with President Trump at the...

/ November 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Venezuelan Despot Maduro Says He Has Oil Coming for Petro Cryptocurrency

When a nation acts out on the international stage, world powers can apply punitive pressure by leveling sanctions against the offender. The...

/ November 22, 2019 / 1 Comment
Facebook Libra

Facebook Libra a Security? The Verdict Is Still Out in the U.S.

Stablecoin projects have typically been considered de facto currencies by many stakeholders in America's nook of the cryptoverse, but that hasn't stopped...

/ November 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Fed Chairman Responds to Lawmakers: We’re Analyzing “Digital Dollar”

Questions have recently been swirling in the U.S. around whether the Federal Reserve, the central banking system of the country, would eventually...

/ November 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
Gemini Nifty

Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini Makes Big Bet on Token Collectibles

New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has made its first ever acquisition, with the move broadcasting the company's belief that the tokenized collectibles...

/ November 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

FinCEN Director: Stablecoin Projects Are Money Transmitters in U.S

In the U.S., the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) clamps down against financial crimes by requiring money services businesses (MSBs) -- generally any...

/ November 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
Maker DAI

Maker’s Big DeFi Milestone: Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) Upgrade Activated

Maker, the largest DeFi project to date, just celebrated its biggest milestone yet with the successful activation of its Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD)...

/ November 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bison Trails

Libra Association Member Bison Trails Completes $25.5 Million Series A

Blockchain infrastructure company Bison Trails, one of the Libra Association's 21 founding members, has secured $25.5 million USD in Series A funding...

/ November 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Walmart, Nestle & Other Big Companies Continue Making Blockchain Inroads

Amid the pain points around blockchain as a fledgling technology, skeptics and even some pragmatic proponents sometimes offer the refrain that "blockchain...

/ November 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Escaping the Dollar: China, Russia & Others Mull Shared Digital Currency

Leaders from the countries constituting the BRICS bloc -- China, Russia, India, Brazil, and South Africa -- have discussed the creation of...

/ November 18, 2019 / 0 Comments