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


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
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

“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