カテゴリー: DEX

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

Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize GovernanceDecentralized 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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BCH-Based Openswap Client Will Feature Trustless Atomic Swaps

BCH-Based Openswap Wallet Promises Trustless Atomic SwapsOn Friday, Dec. 14, Bitcoin Cash developer Mark Lundeberg announced his new project Openswap, a fork of the Electron Cash client that features atomic swap functionality. Lundeberg’s been working on the Openswap software for months and the tool can perform swaps between bitcoin cash (BCH) and BTC in a trustless fashion. Also read: Markets Update: Bears […]

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The Daily: Binance Shows DEX Preview, Ohio to Attract Blockchain Startups With Big Investment

The Daily: Binance Shows DEX Preview, Ohio to Attract Startups With Big InvestmentIn today’s edition of The Daily, we cover Binance’s second preview of its upcoming decentralized exchange and how the state of Ohio plans to attract blockchain startups with big investments and tax breaks. We also look at the lifting of a mining moratorium in Washington state and an update on the financial performance of the […]

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Smart Contract Developers May Be Held Liable by the SEC

Smart Contract Developers May Be Held Liable by the SECNick Szabo invented them but has reservations about what they’ve become. Vitalik Buterin adopted them but now regrets using their name. Dangerous when coded badly, and powerful when used intelligently, smart contracts have become a critical component of the cryptoconomy. Their code serves as the bond that glues the tokenized ecosystem together. Now, just to […]

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Etherdelta Founder Fined $400K for Operating Unregistered Securities Exchange

SEC Fines Etherdelta Founder $400K for Operating Unregistered Securities ExchangeThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has published details of a cease and desist order it has taken against Zachary Coburn, the operator of Etherdelta. The decentralized ER20 token exchange was the leading Ethereum DEX during its peak, executing more than 3.6 million orders. According to the SEC, many of those orders were for unregistered […]

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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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Wrapped Bitcoin Is Coming to Ethereum

Wrapped Bitcoin Is Coming to EthereumBTC is poised to make its Ethereum debut. An initiative involving several decentralized exchanges (DEXs) as well as crypto-custodians Bitgo will introduce ”BTC-backed” WBTC, with the W standing for “wrapped.” When WBTC launches in January 2019, it will enable ethereum-based ”bitcoin” to be traded on DEXs, boosting liquidity and opening the Ethereum ecosystem to a […]

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IDEX Blacklists New York Residents, Setting a Worrying Precedent

IDEX Blacklists New York Residents, Setting a Worrying TrendIDEX, the supposedly decentralized exchange, plans to start blocking traders who reside in the state of New York. The decision sets an alarming precedent for decentralized exchanges (DEX), which have traditionally given short shrift to regional regulations in their pursuit of censorship-resistance. Also read: Circle’s USDC Stablecoin Added to Coinbase World’s Largest Censorship-Resistant DEX Starts Censoring […]

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A Review of the New Stellarx Decentralized Exchange

A Review of the New Stellarx Decentralized ExchangeThis week, Stellar launched its long-awaited decentralized exchange. Stellarx offers trading of a range of assets including cryptocurrencies from multiple blockchains, using stellar lumens (XLM) as the base currency. The exchange differs significantly from existing decentralized offerings, which are limited to tokens pertaining to a single blockchain – usually Ethereum. With Stellarx, however, users can […]

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