All posts by William M. Peaster

William M. Peaster is a cryptocurrency journalist and copy-editor based out of El Paso, Texas. He's an avid fan of Ethereum, ERC-20 tokens, and smart contracts in general.

RaiBlocks (XRB) Rebrands, BitGrail Drama Continues Frustrating

It’s been a momentous few days for the project formerly known as RaiBlocks, to say the least. Mainly, that’s because RaiBlocks has formally rebranded to “Nano.” The move was first announced in a January 31st Medium post by the Nano...

/ February 1, 2018
Bitinterest Fork Review

The Bitcoin Interest (BCI) Hard-Fork: Bring You Up to Speed

Well, if you thought Bitcoin hard forks were an interesting phenomenon in 2017, just wait for the rest of 2018 to come to fruition. That’s because there’s a whole slew of forks coming, and the one that’s making the rounds...

/ January 31, 2018
DentaCoin Review Cover

Dentacoin (DCN): A Token for the Dental Industry. Yay or Nay?

If there was ever a project that portends the impending tokenization of, well, just about everything, it’s the cryptocurrency token Dentacoin. As the name etymologically suggests, Dentacoin is billed as the “blockchain solution for the global dental industry.” Sounds pretty...

/ January 30, 2018
Ponzicoin

PonziCoin: the Latest Ridiculous Phenomenon in the Cryptoverse

In the cryptocurrency ecosystem’s Q1 2018, one of the biggest and most tragic stories so far has been the apparent collapse of “lending” platform Bitconnect. From the outside looking in, Bitconnect was clearly a ponzi scheme barely disguised as a...

/ January 29, 2018
Robinhood Enters Crypto

Robinhood Announces Fee-Less Crypto Trading, Buzz Grows

Robinhood is an already popular mobile trading app that lets users trade stocks, with no trading fees, right from the comfort of their smartphone. Now, Robinhood wants in on the Bitcoin Boom. That’s because on January 25th, Robinhood announced they’d...

/ January 26, 2018
Tether Auditors Pull Out

The Tether and Bitfinex Drama Continues: Auditor Pulls Out?

Throughout 2017, there were three potentially massive concerns facing the cryptoverse: 1) government crackdowns on cryptocurrency users, 2) the fallout of Bitconnect collapsing, and the popping of Tether if the project really is fraudulent. Image via Currency Echo For those...

/ January 25, 2018
CryptoCelebs Smart Contracts

CryptoCelebrities: the Newest Hyped Ethereum-Based Game

CryptoKitties taught us two things in 2017. One, that Ethereum was going to need serious scalability solutions sooner rather than later. And secondly? That the future possibilities of gaming on Ethereum could be, well, endless and promising. It was only...

/ January 24, 2018
Bancor Project Review

What About Bancor (BNT)? Seeing Where the Project’s at Today

Bancor (BNT), the so-called “first smart token,” arrived on the scene in 2017 to a flurry of hype. The project had an explosive ICO, and for a time everyone was seemingly interested in getting their hands on some BNT. Then,...

/ January 23, 2018
Luno Exchange Review

Luno Review: Complete Beginners Guide

Luno is a cryptocurrency exchange that has carved a niche for itself in numerous developing markets. Even though Luno is a relatively small exchange, they have been growing steadily in a number of countries around the world. They have expanded...

/ January 22, 2018
RaiBlocks (XRB) Review

RaiBlocks (XRB): One of 2018’s More Exciting Cryptocurrency Projects

RaiBlocks is one of the newest and most exciting cryptocurrency projects to hit the scene over the past several weeks. There are so-called “Ethereum killers” and so-called “Coinbase killers.” But what about a blockchain killer? That’s what some investors are...

/ January 19, 2018