All posts by William M. Peaster

William M. Peaster is an editor and cryptocurrency writer. He is not a financial adviser. He enjoys covering both the promise and warts of the emerging cryptoeconomy. Follow him on Twitter: @WPeaster

Walmart Blockchain

New Patent Shows Walmart Is Looking Into Its Own Cryptocurrency

It looks like retail giant Walmart is also considering a high-profile foray into the stablecoin arena with a fiat-pegged cryptocurrency. The U.S....

/ August 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

ZEC Co-Founder Zooko Wilcox Responds to New Zcash Dev Fund Discussions

The Zcash Founders Reward, which funds development and operations in the privacy project's ecosystem through a ZEC block reward issuance, is set...

/ August 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Crypto Kaiju Releases CryptoKitties Toys Linked to Ethereum Tokens

Blockchain art startup Crypto Kaiju is bringing a third round of cryptocurrency toys to market, and the new figurines are inspired by...

/ August 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
Chainlink Zilliqa Partnership

Zilliqa (ZIL) Turns to Chainlink Oracles For Smart Contract Data Feeds

Smart contract platform Zilliqa (ZIL) is the latest in the blockchain space to embrace the technology of decentralized oracle play Chainlink, which...

/ August 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Community Celebrates Its Second Birthday

Blockchains grow up fast on you, eh? Two days after the Ethereum community celebrated its network's fourth birthday, the Bitcoin Cash community...

/ August 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
The Pit

The PIT: Blockchain.com Rolls Out Speedy Cryptocurrency Exchange

Popular bitcoin wallet company Blockchain unveiled its new cryptocurrency exchange, The PIT, on July 30th. The coming platform's main selling points? Its...

/ July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, Frontier: Ethereum Network Turns 4 Years Old

On July 30th, the Ethereum community's stakeholders celebrated the blockchain network's fourth birthday. Frontier, the inaugural live version of Ethereum, first launched...

/ July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Builders of “Web-Scale Blockchain” Solana Raise $20 Million in Series A

Blockchain startup Solana has big plans for a new first-of-its-kind blockchain, and now the team has a small war chest to fund...

/ July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments
Coinbase DAI

Flood of Maker CDPs Open Upon New Coinbase Earn Dai Lesson

Coinbase Earn, the educational arm of U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, launched its first advanced lesson on the Dai stablecoin on June 26th....

/ July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Owners of Crypto Exchange Coincheck Want In On Facebook Libra Project

Intrigue around the Libra Association, the proposed governing body for Facebook's coming Libra stablecoin, continues to grow. The latest thread in that...

/ July 29, 2019 / 0 Comments