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January’s decentralized exchange volumes are on track to reach record highs

January’s decentralized exchange volumes are on track to reach record highs

This month’s decentralized exchange (DEX) volumes are set to break September 2020’s record highs. According to data compiled by The Block, current DEX volumes for January 2021 are $26.01 billion with 15 days remaining for the month. In September, DEX volumes reached $26.6 billion fueled by DeFi Summer.    Uniswap currently makes up 44.85% of …

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Self Sovereign Identities: Towards Blockchain-Based Decentralized IDs

Blockchain technology can disrupt multiple sectors. One of those areas which are ready for disruption has to be “identity.” Even though several steps have been taken to improve the identity industry, Blockchain technology can disrupt multiple sectors. One of those areas which are ready for disruption has to be “identity.” Even though several steps have …

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Bluzelle Vs Filecoin-  A Side by Side Comparison of the Decentralized Storage Services

A Comparison of the Decentralized Storage Services Bluzelle and Filecoin

It’s 2020 and the decentralized web couldn’t come soon enough. Last week’s shocking hack—which saw Joe Biden, Kanye West, Bill Gates and over 125 other high-profile Twitter users have their accounts h It’s 2020 and the decentralized web couldn’t come soon enough. Last week’s shocking hack—which saw Joe Biden, Kanye West, Bill Gates and over …

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Decentralized Governance in the Wild – Lessons From the KuCoin Hack

Decentralized Governance in the Wild – Lessons From the KuCoin Hack

Blockchain-based networks provide a unique and unprecedented opportunity to experiment with new forms of organization – both organization of information and software processes as well as governing human action. But nobody ever said creating new forms of organization would be easy, or glitch-free. When a group of enthusiastic entrepreneurs or developers design a new blockchain-based …

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There’s no such thing as a decentralized exchange

There’s no such thing as a decentralized exchange

Peter Van Valkenburgh is Director of Research at Coin Center, a non-profit think tank focused on cryptocurrency policy research and advocacy   © 2020 The Block Crypto, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice. Source link

Decentralized exchange volumes hit $23.5 billion in September

Decentralized exchange volumes hit $23.5 billion in September

Data for September shows that decentralized exchanges saw more than $23 billion in trade volume for the month. The approximately $23.5 billion in volume reflects a 103% month-over-month increase compared to August’s $11.6 billion, according to data published by Dune Analytics, which tracks volumes in the DEX ecosystem. September’s volume figure is higher than previously …

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Decentralized trading platform Opyn launches put options on Curve token

Decentralized trading platform Opyn launches put options on Curve token

Decentralized options trading platform Opyn has launched put options on Curve Finance’s governance token CRV, allowing traders to short the token. Put options give traders the right, not the obligation, to sell an underlying instrument at a fixed price on or before the expiry date. Opyn’s CRV put options have a strike price of $3 …

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Decentralized exchange dYdX launches LINK perpetual contracts

Decentralized exchange dYdX launches LINK perpetual contracts

Decentralized exchange dYdX has launched perpetual contracts tied to Chainlink’s LINK token. The LINK-USD contracts offer up to 8x leverage and are cash-settled in USDC stablecoin. Like dYdX’s other perpetual contracts tied to bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), LINK contracts are not available in the U.S. dYdX said it chose LINK for its third perpetual …

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Decentralized exchange IDEX raises $2.5 million in seed funding ahead of IDEX 2.0 launch

Decentralized exchange IDEX raises $2.5 million in seed funding ahead of IDEX 2.0 launch

Decentralized or non-custodial crypto exchange IDEX has raised $2.5 million in seed funding ahead of IDEX 2.0 launch. The round was led by G1 Ventures and Borderless Capital, with participation from Collider Ventures and Ethereum prediction market project Gnosis. Alex Wearn, co-founder and CEO of IDEX, told The Block that the fresh capital would be …

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