Tagged: decentralization

Tel Aviv based DeFi and Fintech Platform Fuse.io Announces Updates for FuseSwap, a Non-Custodial Asset Exchange

The developers at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” have introduced FuseSwap’s new analytics section. The updated section features a user-friendly or… Read More

Tesla Stock Could be Available on Waves Enterprise Blockchain in 2021, According to Founder Sasha Ivanov’s End of Year Update

Sasha Ivanov, the Founder at Waves platform, which focuses on open blockchain protocols and offers a development toolset for Web 3.0 apps and decentralized solutions, acknowledges that  2020 has been quite a challenging year. However, there’s at least one “good thing” that has taken place… Read More

Ontology and Litentry, a Blockchain enabled ID Management Layer, to Support Decentralized ID and Credit Scoring Solutions

The developers of blockchain platform Ontology have teamed up with Litentry in order to accelerate the adoption of decentralized identity and credit scoring solutions (both created by Ontology). Through the partnership, both organizations aim to offer greater data privacy and transparency to people using digital… Read More

Instant Digital Asset Exchange Service Kyber Network Reports Third Month of $300 Million+ Volume in November 2020

The developers of the Kyber Network (KNC), which provides a tool that allows traders to exchange tokens instantly without having to use exchanges, recently released their monthly progress report. The Kyber Network team notes that 2020 is now almost behind us and it’s been a… Read More

Ethereum Co-Founder Gavin Wood’s Web 3.0 focused Polkadot Project Launches Initiative to Support Decentralization

Polkadot (DOT), a “decentralized” Web 3.0 compatible, blockchain interoperability initiative, has announced the launch of a new project to support greater decentralization. The Polkadot team has invited developers to join its Thousand Validators Program. The Web3 Foundation has established a Thousand Validators Program for Polkadot…. Read More

Pavel Bains: CEO at Bluzelle Networks Explains how Decentralized Applications Can Provide More Robust and Reliable Financial Infrastructure

We recently caught up with Pavel Bains, CEO at Bluzelle Networks, a company and platform that aims to develop fast, adaptive, and agile distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based solutions for the finance sector. Bains talked about the challenges associated with working on centralized platforms. He discussed… Read More

Binance Predicts that Centralized Crypto Exchanges will Eventually be Replaced by More Decentralized or Non-Custodial Trading Platforms

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has noted in its weekly crypto market report that for most of the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading between the relatively tight $13,300 and $13,900 range. But then, over the span of just 48 hours, the… Read More

Decentralized Storage and Computing Network Aleph.im to Run Automated Price Reserve for its Token on Kyber Network

Aleph.im, a “decentralized” network that aims to offer secure storage and computing power to decentralized applications (dApps), will be running an Automated Price Reserve for the ALEPH token on Kyber Network, a protocol that facilitates automated, “decentralized,” instant, and low-cost exchanges of Ethereum-based digital assets…. Read More

Decentralized Governance: DeFi Platform Aave to Migrate Ownership of Protocol to the Governance of Smart Contracts

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, noted that it wasn’t too long ago that the Aave governance protocol went live on the Ethereum mainnet. The… Read More

Web 3.0 Projects Mysterium Network and Sentinel Form Alliance to Protect Users from Data Hacks, Cybercrime, Surveillance Activities

Web 3.0 related projects Mysterium Network and Sentinel have established an alliance that will focus on protecting Internet users from data hacks, cybercrime, and excessive surveillance activities while they’re conducting activities online. According to a release, the new “decentralized” VPN (dVPN) alliance is currently open… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) and DeFi Development are Similar but Also Quite Different because they Solve Unique Problems, OKCoin Explains

The development of the Bitcoin (BTC) protocol and decentralized finance (DeFi) networks is somewhat similar but also very different, according to a report from OKCoin. The exchange notes that application developers are focused on supporting the growth of Bitcoin and DeFi. They aim to create… Read More

Mettalex, a “Decentralized” Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange, Claims its Product Solves Pain Points Related to FCA Derivatives Ban

Binance alum Fetch.ai, an established blockchain-focused AI firm launched by former DeepMind investors and developers, had introduced Mettalex, a “decentralized” crypto and commodities derivatives trading platform (back in August 2020). Mettalex had stated in August that it would be working with a consortium of steel… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Protocol Is Challenging to Maintain Due to Shortage of Qualified Source Code Testers, OKCoin Reveals

Marco Falke, a Bitcoin Core maintainer, is the recipient of OKCoin’s Independent Developer Grant. According to the crypto exchange, Falke has become one of the most prolific contributors to the ongoing development of the Bitcoin (BTC) protocol. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) has a market cap of… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Integrates Chainlink (LINK) Decentralized Oracles on its Mainnet

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai has integrated Chainlink (LINK) Oracles. The integration is now live on mainnet. It connects real-world asset price data to autonomous software, according to a blog post published by Fetch.ai on October 8, 2020. Fetch.ai is a Cambridge-headquartered artificial intelligence… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Launches its Random Number Beacon on Binance Smart Chain

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai confirmed on October 1, 2020, that it’s launching its Random Number Beacon on Binance Smart Chain, which is a blockchain-based network launched by Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange. As mentioned in a blog post by Fetch.ai: “Utilizing… Read More

Jay Kurahashi-Sofue from Ava Labs Claims Blockchain Project Avalanche Is Achieving Decentralization at an “Unprecedented Pace”

Jay Kurahashi-Sofue, VP of Marketing at Ava Labs, an organization focused on building Avalanche so that the platform can empower people to create “an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance,” has noted that leading up to the official launch of the Avalanche mainnet, it… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Claims its FET Token Hasn’t Been As Badly Impacted as Others After $280 Million KuCoin Hack

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai has noted that following the events of the recent KuCoin exchange hack this past weekend (which led to around $280 million in crypto tokens being stolen, a lot higher than the previous $150 million estimate), they’re now watching developments… Read More

Ocean Protocol Devs Perform Hard Fork Following KuCoin Hack, Leading to $150 Million in Losses, including $8.6 Million in OCEAN Tokens Stolen

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The developers of the Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, confirmed (on September 28) that on September 27, 2020, the Ocean Protocol Foundation had initiated a hard fork or backward-incompatible… Read More

Binance Might be Only Entity with Enough UNI Governance Tokens to Submit Uniswap Protoocol Proposals: Report

The recently issued UNI governance token, which is associated with Uniswap, a leading Ethereum token exchange, aims to help Uniswap transition into a “decentralized,” community-managed and owned protocol. However, the exchange protocol’s team hasn’t been completely transparent about how they aim to achieve “decentralization.” Liesl… Read More

Binance Alum Fetch.ai, a Blockchain focused AI Firm, to Support Application Developers with Autonomous Economic Agent Registry

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai has unveiled an outcome of its developer engagement project, which aims to make it easier to develop applications and related services on top of the Fetch.ai network. The Fetch.ai team noted that they’ve built what they call an “Autonomous… Read More

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