All posts by William M. Peaster

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

China Blockchain

Major Chinese Commission Angles to Ban Cryptocurrency Mining

China's top macroeconomic management body is seeking to end bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining status quo in the Asian superpower. That's per a...

/ April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments
Facebook Blockchain

Facebook Reportedly Eyeing Raise of Up to $1 Billion for Its Cryptocurrency

Global social media heavyweight Facebook is reportedly seeking as much as $1 billion USD in venture capital backing for its forthcoming cryptocurrency....

/ April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Privacy

After Bitcoin Run Last Week, Ethereum (ETH) Led Top Coins in Weekend Gains

Ether, the digital gas of the Ethereum network, had a strong weekend as the cryptocurrency's price rose more than 13 percent between...

/ April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Bull Run

Bitcoin Set Record for Average Transactions: Is a Major BTC Price Run Near?

On average, the Bitcoin blockchain has been handling an unprecedented number of transactions per block as of late. That dynamic came to...

/ April 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

State-Owned Gazprom Looks to Take Business Onto Blockchain in Russia

Russia's massive natural oil and gas industry titan, Gazprom, is eyeing ways to pivot its business operations onto blockchain tech. To do...

/ April 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
Coda Blockchain Bloat

Blockchain for Everyone: Startup Building Coda Protocol Gets $15 Million Boost

The future of scalable blockchain tech just received another boon as O(1) Labs, the builders of the "tiny blockchain in your browser"...

/ April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

EU Blockchain Group Goes Live: Barclays, SWIFT, Ripple & IOTA Members

The prospects for blockchain technology's future are rising in the EU. That's because the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) just...

/ April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Japanese Exchange Liquid Becomes “Unicorn” Company After New Funding

Fiat-to-crypto exchange Liquid has just surpassed the $1 billion USD "unicorn startup" valuation milestone on the heels of an initial Series C...

/ April 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

SEC Releases New Crypto Guidance and No-Action Token Letter

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published a new statement aimed at guiding initial coin offering (ICO) participants in...

/ April 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
How to Buy Bitcoin with PayPal

PayPal Eyes Blockchain Identity Space in New Series A Investment

Another wrinkle of intrigue hitting the buzzing cryptoeconomy this week is the news that mainstream payments powerhouse PayPal has confirmed an investment...

/ April 3, 2019 / 0 Comments