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 LakeLandDigitalMedia, Binance Academy, Bitsonline, and more. Enjoys tracking smart contracts, DAOs, dApps, and the Lightning Network. Learning Solidity.


Top Chinese Official: Digital Yuan Will Generally Respect Privacy

Amid growing reports of accelerated development around a digital yuan, Chinese President Xi Jinping's related call last month for blockchain to become...

/ November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Canadian Banking Giant RBC Applies for New Cryptocurrency Sector Patents

Canada's largest bank by market capitalization has applied for four new patents that suggest the company could be aiming to launch cryptocurrency...

/ November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bakkt Opens Its Bitcoin Custody Warehouse to “All Institutions”

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) owns and operates some of the largest exchanges around the globe, including the New York Stock Exchange. Now, its...

/ November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Singapore Central Bank Teams with Heavyweights on Blockchain Prototype

2019 has been something of a turning point for central banks doing more than just their homework on blockchain technology. The latest...

/ November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Andreesen Horowitz Rolling Out Free School for Crypto Startups

Are you tech savvy and thinking about starting your own cryptocurrency company? Powerhouse private venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz, commonly shortened to...

/ November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Tether Stablecoin Issuer: USDT Backed 1:1 With Reserves Again

Tether, the creators and issuers of the tether (USDT) stablecoin, said this week that its dollar-pegged cryptocurrency is once again backed 1:1...

/ November 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Coinbase Tezos Staking

ETH 2.0 Rewards Next? Coinbase Tezos (XTZ) Staking For Retail Investors

Back in the spring, Coinbase rolled out Tezos staking support on its institutional investor arm, Coinbase Custody. The Tezos ecosystem went abuzz...

/ November 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dai Stablecoin Debt Ceiling Reached: What It Means and What Comes Next

MakerDAO's Dai stablecoin has become a darling in the Ethereum decentralized finance ecosystem. And in short order, demand for the dollar-pegged cryptocurrency...

/ November 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
China Bitcoin Mining

Cryptocurrency Mining Taken Off Earlier Industry Ban List in China

The potential death knell for the cryptocurrency mining industry sounded by the Chinese government earlier this year is now officially off the...

/ November 7, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Hong Kong

Hong Kong Securities Regulator: New Cryptocurrency Exchange Licensing Rules

In its latest clarification toward the cryptocurrency industry, Hong Kong's top securities watchdog has published a new regulatory framework that will license...

/ November 7, 2019 / 0 Comments