Category: Decentralized

IMF Has Another Trick Up Its Sleeve When Fiat Fails – Its Own Coin SDR

IMF Has Another Trick Up Its Sleeve When Fiat Fails - Its Own Coin SDRVirtually everybody knows what a dollar is, but not as many know about the SDR. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Special Drawing Rights is an international, monetary reserve system created specifically to address limitations of gold and standard fiat currencies such as the USD. In short, should these fail, central banks and their governments retain […]

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Decentralized Exchanges Are Evolving at Last

Decentralized Exchanges Are Evolving at LastThe humble DEX has come a long way since the days of Etherdelta. While not all of those steps have been forward – such as the enforcement of KYC on IDEX – the scope and quality of decentralized trading platforms has evolved greatly. As an examination of several new and emerging platforms shows, DEXs can […]

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Traders Bemoan New Localbitcoins Identity Requirements

Traders Complain About Localbitcoins Latest Identity RequirementsRecent data shows that countries with corrupt governments have a strong correlation with Localbitcoins trade volumes. However, even though the over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace Localbitcoins has grown massive over the years, traders are complaining about heightened know-your-customer/anti-money laundering requirements. The exchange recently changed its KYC/AML guidelines on September 1 and users say more verification mandates might […]

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BCH Microblog ‘Member’ Shows the Future of Reddit-Like Forums

BCH-Based Microblog Member Shows the Future of Reddit-Like ForumsSince the Bitcoin Cash upgrade in May 2018, software developers have unleashed a slew of microblogging protocols that utilize OP_return transactions. One application called Member is a BCH-based browser that makes use of these types of transactions and the extra space added to the data carrier size. While still in its infancy, the Member platform […]

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An In-Depth Look at Iris, a New Decentralized Social Network

An In-Depth Look at Iris a New Decentralized Social Networking PlatformCryptocurrency advocates have been discussing a new social media platform designed by one of Bitcoin’s earliest developers Martti Malmi, otherwise known as Sirius. The project he designed, called Iris, is a social networking application that stores and indexes everything on the user’s devices and connects directly with peers rather than using centralized and privacy-invasive algorithms. […]

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A Bitcoin Cash Fork of Decentralized Exchange Bisq Is on the Horizon

A Bitcoin Cash-Supporting Fork of the Decentralized Exchange Bisq Is on the HorizonTwo Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community members recently offered up a bounty for someone to fork the decentralized trading platform Bisq using BCH as the native currency. Now it seems a programmer has started the project in order to port Bisq over to BCH with help from BCH developer Pokkst’s Bitcoincashj implementation. The project is still […]

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As Projects Flock to Binance Chain, Its DEX Has a Lot to Live up To

As Projects Flock to Binance Chain, Its DEX Has a Lot to Live up ToYou wouldn’t know to look at it, but Binance DEX could soon become the busiest exchange in the cryptosphere. At present, MITH is the only token tradable on there, though it will soon be joined by NOW – the first token to be added to Binance Chain – plus hundreds more if exchange boss CZ […]

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PR: Switch.ag Releases SwitchDex – a Decentralized Exchange

Switch.ag Releases SwitchDex - a Decentralized ExchangeSwitch.ag is a new kind of token exchange. Switch not only gives users the ability to seamlessly “switch” between other assets, but you can buy gift cards, donate to non profits, gamble & more.

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Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You Think

Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You ThinkCensorship resistance is a much-touted attribute of decentralized networks. They allow anyone to permanently store anything onchain without seeking permission. While this is technically true, the reality, for many supposedly decentralized blockchains, is anything but. As the fate of controversial dapps has shown, even decentralized app stores aren’t immune from censorship and deplatforming. Also read: […]

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Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains

Borderless From Block Collider is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Major BlockchainsBorderless isn’t like other decentralized exchanges (DEXs). For one thing, it comes with its own blockchain – or rather the Block Collider chain comes with its own DEX. Throw in the ability to perform cross-chain transfers, block times that are 3x faster than Ethereum and no limits on order size, and Borderless would appear to […]

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P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Announces New Prediction Market

P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Announces New Prediction Markets StrategyOn Feb. 27, KYC-free cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl announced a new service called Predictions, which will soon be added to the peer-to-peer trading platform. Hodl Hodl believes prediction markets are useful financial instruments within the crypto ecosystem that offer an incentive for those forecasting the specific outcome of an event. Also read: What Does the […]

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Cryptocurrency Is Providing a Lucrative New Revenue Stream for Governments

Cryptocurrency: New Lucrative Income Source for GovernmentsCryptocurrency’s resistance to government control is countered by the fact that a number of governments, including Chile, Romania, Spain and South Africa, are looking to cash in by taxing crypto assets. These countries are crafting laws that bind citizens to annually disclose cryptocurrency investments that, in some cases, are held at home and abroad, and […]

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Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance

Decentralized cryptocurrency exchange Bisq has upgraded its open source software. The revamped platform includes a new user interface in addition to marking the launch of the Bisq Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) on testnet. Also Read: Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy Bisq Launches Decentralized Autonomous Organization on Testnet The latest version of Bisq’s […]

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Data Leaks and Deplatforming Drive Businesses Away From Web Giants

Data Leaks and Deplatforming Drive Businesses Away From Web GiantsConsumers and enterprises are exiting centralized web platforms amid growing concerns over unwarranted data sharing. Loss of privacy and data leakage are the primary drivers leading users away from web giants such as Google and Facebook. In some cases, disaffected users are seeking out decentralized alternatives that facilitate personal data ownership. Also read: Feed 7 Different […]

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Bibox Buys 100% Share of Decentralized Exchange Dex.top

Bibox, a Chinese digital asset exchange, has acquired 100 percent of shares in Dex.top, a decentralized ERC20 exchange that also operates from Beijing. Officials refused to discuss the price of the deal, saying it was “private.” Bibox, which handles $236 million of trading volume daily, said Dex.top will help expand its product offering. Also read: U.K. […]

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Bcoin Developers Release Cross-Chain Atomic Swap Application

On Friday, Nov. 16, the developers behind the full node projects Bcoin and Bcash announced an application that allows users to complete cross-chain atomic swaps between both the BCH and BTC chains. The Bcoin programmers have also released a guide, videos and code for beginners and experts who want to swap BTC for BCH in […]

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PR: Geeba Token Sale Lists on Latoken Exchange

Geeba Token Sale Lists on Latoken ExchangeGeeba is going to usher in a new futuristic age of delivery service through the use of robots and blockchain to make last mile delivery faster, more efficient and cheaper.

Next-gen blockchain-based delivery platform Geeba is proud to announce its listing on the esteemed Latoken Exchange during its Pre-ICO and ICO stages. The company has just launched its pre-ICO and its users will be able to purchase tokens via the Latoken platform during the Pre-ICO and ICO. Geeba will also have a listing on the same prestigious exchange after the ICO completion.

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Four IDEX Alternatives That Don’t Require KYC

4 IDEX Alternatives That Don’t Require KYCOne of the main selling points of decentralized exchanges (DEXs) is that tokens can be traded almost instantly. There’s no lengthy sign-up process and no interminable wait for know your customer (KYC) checks to be performed. But then IDEX, the leading Ethereum DEX, announced that it would be emulating centralized exchanges by introducing KYC. Thankfully, […]

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‘Decentralized’ Exchange IDEX to Introduce Full KYC

IDEX, the world’s most popular decentralized exchange, is to transition to a full verification model. The move comes days after the platform began excluding residents of New York State as part of its compliance efforts. Its latest measure, described by IDEX as “pragmatic decentralization” has drawn ire from a segment of the cryptocurrency community. Also […]

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Exchanges Roundup: Ledgerx Readies ETH Futures, Coinbase Partners With Caspian

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, anonymous sources have stated that Ledgerx is preparing to launch ETH futures trading, Coinbase has announced a partnership with Caspian intended to target institutional investors, and the chief executive officer of Binance has shared his opinions regarding “trans-fee mining” and decentralized exchanges. Also Read: European Regulator Renews Restrictions on […]

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Review: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Decentralized Exchanges

Review: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Decentralized ExchangesDecentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are getting better. They’ve still some way to go before they match the UX of the best centralized exchanges, or facilitate cross-chain trades for that matter, but they’ve come a long way since the Etherdelta days at least. In a week where Ethfinex Trustless debuted, we review four of the top ERC20 […]

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Decentralizing the Web: Handshake, Akash and the Quest for Censorship-Resistance

Decentralizing the Web: Handshake, Akash and the Quest for Censorship-ResistanceCensorship-resistance is a hot topic right now. On an internet where prominent voices are being silenced and deplatformed, and free speech services are being threatened with the same fate, decentralization is more urgent than ever. But for so long as centralized hosting and DNS services retain the power to ban dissenters, full decentralization will be […]

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Ripple Believes Its Cryptocurrency is More Decentralized Than Bitcoin

Ripple Believes its Cryptocurrency is More Decentralized Than BitcoinRipple Labs, Inc is big on decentralization right now. Stung by criticism that XRP is a centralized currency, and the very real risk that an ongoing lawsuit could see it ruled a security, Ripple has been on the offensive. Its latest effort to disambiguate Ripple the company and ripple the coin has seen Chief Technology […]

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