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Decentralized Crypto Exchange AirSwap Launches OTC Market

Decentralized exchange AirSwap is launching the framework for over-the-counter (OTC) trading product for mainnet rollout. In an update posted on its website, AirSwap said the new product would be available “exclusively to a private beta group.” Founded in 2017, AirSwap became known for offering frictionless peer-to-peer trades for ERC20 tokens to a group of primarily retail investors. The new OTC ...

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Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems, Pledges to Explore Decentralized Identity Systems

Coinbase has announced the acquisition of Distributed Systems, a decentralized identity solutions provider. In a blog post announcing the acquisition, the San Francisco-based crypto exchange described it as strategic in Coinbase’s bid to bring cryptos into the mainstream. The five engineers working at Distributed Systems will join the Coinbase team and will work to integrate their services into the exchange’s ...

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Decentralized Exchange for Ethereum Promises Lower Fees Than Rivals

A decentralized exchange claims that its trading fees are considerably lower than that of its rivals — with a one percent fee reduced to 0.03 percent whenever they use the platform’s native tokens. Blockonix says its exchange is the “most clean, most user friendly” on the marketplace right now and offers a more cost-effective experience than the likes of EtherDelta, ...

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Coinbase to Pursue Decentralized Form of Identification Following Acquisition

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has acquired San Francisco-based startup Distributed Systems Inc., which works on decentralized identity solutions, according to an August 15 announcement. In the blog post, B Byrne, project manager for Identity at Coinbase, said Distributed Systems will help the exchange work on new ways to validate and verify identity within its plans to develop an open ...

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AMA With Origin Team Reveals Plans for Decentralized Sharing Economy

Matt Liu, Josh Fraser and former PayPal head Yu Pan want to bring the blockchain to the sharing economy. The trio is devising a platform with an emphasis on inclusive, peer-to-peer service hubs designed to decentralize the same consumer cost-friendly business models that have made companies like Airbnb, Uber and Lyft so popular in recent years. On August 9, 2018, ...

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The World’s First “Smart” Decentralized Crypto Exchange

NIOdex is a decentralized exchange built by NIO. It is a blockchain exchange designed to bring users a secure and smart peer-to-peer trading system. Built on the 0x protocol which is described as a “permissionless protocol allowing for ERC20 tokens to be traded on the Ethereum blockchain” the NIOdex allows users to definitively trade cryptocurrency with minimal woes and minimal ...

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Ink Protocol Enables Cross Platform Buying & Selling with Decentralized Reputation and Escrow

“A very large portion of ‘gig economy’ startups are at the core, basically just a dispute resolution system, a reputation system, and a search engine. If you’re looking to build a decentralized version of one, maybe consider focusing on one component,” – Vitalik Buterin After running the Listia P2P marketplace for over 9 years, the Ink Protocol team realized that ...

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Op Ed: Exploring the SEC’s New “Sufficiently Decentralized” Test

The regulators have awoken. SEC Director William Hinman introduced novel concepts to the securities law analysis such that sellers of digital assets may have an escape valve. Yes, even if their initial sale triggered securities laws, later sales may not. The industry should not move forward without careful exploration of these concepts. First order of business: Can digital assets change ...

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Binance Unveils Demo of New Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has unveiled the first demo of its much-anticipated decentralized trading platform, which will serve as a core component of the firm’s future public blockchain. During the brief demo, a Binance engineer demonstrated how to use the platform to issue a new cryptocurrency token and then list it on the decentralized exchange (DEX). The engineer ...

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