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Here are the Top Decentralized Exchanges (DEX) of 2020

The exponential rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) in the crypto industry has run alongside the increasing popularity of decentralized exchanges (DEX). This hardly comes as a surprise as DEXes not only offer several benefits over the traditional centralized exchanges (CEX), such as user-custody of funds, privacy protection, and robust security mechanism but also stay true… Continue reading Here are the Top Decentralized Exchanges (DEX) of 2020

Report: Trading Volume on Decentralized Exchanges At All Time Low

According to a report by blockchain intelligence firm Diar, published January 28, 2019, the US dollar trading volume in decentralized exchanges (DEXs) has hit an all-time low. This comes at a time when the nascent industry’s thought leaders are pushing for a major transition from centralized exchange platforms to decentralized ones. Centralized Exchanges Miles Ahead… Continue reading Report: Trading Volume on Decentralized Exchanges At All Time Low

Kyber Network: Decentralized Exchanges Have Low Liquidity, But that May Change

In an interview with Timothy Tam, former executive at Goldman Sachs and the founder of Coinfi, Kyber Network founder Loi Luu stated that despite high anticipation from the global cryptocurrency community, decentralized exchanges have not been able to achieve high liquidity and popularity. Failed Projects In September 2017, Coinbase co-founder and former Goldman Sachs executive… Continue reading Kyber Network: Decentralized Exchanges Have Low Liquidity, But that May Change

Ethical Hacking and the Case for Decentralized Exchanges: A Discussion with Oleksii Matiiasevych

There’s no shortage of surprise in the world of crypto: Massive price swings, big corporate sponsorships, layer two protocols, and, of course, hacks. Since Bitcoin’s inception, the space has been plagued by technical bugs, user inexperience, as well as malicious agents hoping to leverage a still burgeoning technology in their favor. To get a better… Continue reading Ethical Hacking and the Case for Decentralized Exchanges: A Discussion with Oleksii Matiiasevych

Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam: Importance of Decentralized Exchanges and Protocols

Upon the finalization of the nationwide ban on cryptocurrency exchanges by the Chinese government, the demand for decentralized and peer-to-peer trading platforms is anticipated to drastically increase in the upcoming years. As Fred Ehrsam, the co-founder of Coinbase and former Goldman Sachs trader explained in an analytical blog post entitled “Why Decentralized Exchange Protocols Matter,”… Continue reading Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam: Importance of Decentralized Exchanges and Protocols

Singapore May Soon Set Up a Framework for Decentralized Crypto-Exchanges

Surging forward in creating an optimum business environment for cryptocurrency and blockchain companies, Singapore looks primed to replicate its success with the traditional finance sector, by becoming a digital asset hub. Current Regulations ‘Outdated’ As per an official report on May 24, 2018, the island country’s central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), is… Continue reading Singapore May Soon Set Up a Framework for Decentralized Crypto-Exchanges

Introducing MoonDeFi, a New Part of Decentralized Finance

27th November 2020 – Centralized exchanges have been the backbone of the cryptocurrency market for years. They offer fast settlement times, high trading volume, and continually improving liquidity. However, there’s a parallel world being built in the form of trustless protocols. Decentralized exchanges (DEX) require no middlemen or custodians to facilitate trading. Due to the… Continue reading Introducing MoonDeFi, a New Part of Decentralized Finance

DIA to Provide Decentralized, Community-Verified Price Oracles to Matic Network

DIA Labs (DIA) is set to bring transparent, community-verified price oracles to the Matic (MATIC) ecosystem. Bringing Price Oracles, and More In an announcement made on November 25, decentralized oracles platform, DIA announced that it would be providing transparent and community-verified price oracles to the Matic ecosystem. Further, the project will also support Matic’s build… Continue reading DIA to Provide Decentralized, Community-Verified Price Oracles to Matic Network

TEX: A Decentralized Swapping Protocol Secured by Bitcoin is Now Live

Money On Chain has launched TEX, a decentralized token swapping platform built on RSK, further expanding the footprint of Bitcoin DeFi. The TEX Exchange: How it Works and Order Types For differentiation, TEX’s order book will rely on ticks to safeguard against front running and for better price discovery even when trading volumes are low. … Continue reading TEX: A Decentralized Swapping Protocol Secured by Bitcoin is Now Live

COTI to Launch Decentralized Market Fear Index for Cryptocurrencies

October 13, 2020 — A decentralized version of the stock market’s Volatility Index (VIX) promises to revolutionize the digital economy when it launches this year. The crypto industry’s first Market Fear Index, cVIX was developed by enterprise-grade fintech platform COTI but runs in a completely decentralized manner. This means it will run on its own… Continue reading COTI to Launch Decentralized Market Fear Index for Cryptocurrencies

Is Decentralized Finance the Answer for a More Democratized Financial System?

The mainstream financial system has failed us time and time again; from the Dot Com Bubble to the devastating Subprime Mortgage Crisis. This is unsurprising given that the system was designed specifically to move at the whims of the upper echelons of the trading community whose movements (or lack thereof) ultimately decide the fate of… Continue reading Is Decentralized Finance the Answer for a More Democratized Financial System?

Centralized Exchanges’ KYC Compulsions Attributing to Ballooning DEX Trading Volume

Tightening government regulations are forcing centralized exchanges like BitMEX to comply with user identification protocols. Traders looking for anonymous trading are flocking to decentralized exchanges (DEXes) leading to increasing volume. Robust ID Verification Coming to BitMEX According to a press release issued by BitMEX on Friday (August 14, 2020), the crypto derivatives giant will begin… Continue reading Centralized Exchanges’ KYC Compulsions Attributing to Ballooning DEX Trading Volume

DeFi Protocol Compound (COMP) Releases Decentralized Price Oracle

Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Compound launched its own price oracle yesterday as part of its efforts to migrate to the Open Price Feed. This, according to a blog post published on August 7, 2020. Compound Unveils Decentralized Price Oracle As part of its efforts to migrate to the Open Price Feed – Compound’s permissionless, upgradable… Continue reading DeFi Protocol Compound (COMP) Releases Decentralized Price Oracle

Uniswap Rides DeFi Wave to Rival Established Centralized Exchanges

The increasing popularity of new DeFi tokens has swayed several crypto holders toward decentralized exchanges (DEX) that, unlike centralized exchanges (CEX), do not have to go through rigorous regulatory hurdles to list a token. This shift toward DEX reflects in a recent milestone achieved by Uniswap exchange that reported record-breaking trading volume. Eating Into the… Continue reading Uniswap Rides DeFi Wave to Rival Established Centralized Exchanges

ProBit Exchange Opens Trading for Decentralized Blockchain Storage Platform ILCoin

ILC has been listed on May 21 on ProBit Exchange, a top 40 exchange on CoinmarketCap as well as one of the top 3 exchanges in Korea. A trading competition is also running until June 7 featuring both KRW and BTC pairs with a 20,000 ILC prize pool for the top 10 traders during the… Continue reading ProBit Exchange Opens Trading for Decentralized Blockchain Storage Platform ILCoin