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Decred Founder Proposes Building DEX as Alternative to Binance [Interview]

Decred founder Jacob Yocom-Piatt recently proposed a decentralized exchange (DEX) to the Politeia community. The initiative hopes to cut high-listing fees, front-running high-frequency traders, and third-party rent-seeking. A product that could overcome these barriers would be an ideal alternative...

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Analysis of UAE and Saudi Arabia’s Government Cross-Border Payments Cryptocurrency

The United Arab Emirates and its neighbor Saudi Arabia launched a government-backed cryptocurrency to facilitate cross-border payments. The launch was part of a seven-point co-operation plan that was unveiled on Jan. 20th. Apart from cryptocurrency development, the rest of the...

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Going Beyond Blockchain with Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAG)

If organizations could only augment blockchain’s strengths—its immutability, security, and decentralization—while addressing its latency and scalability issues, it could become the vaunted enterprise tool it was initially intended. That day will soon come courtesy of Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs)....

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Venezuela Could Set New Precedent for Bitcoin as a Medium of Exchange

Hyperinflation in Venezuela is estimated to have reached a boggling 1.3 million percent in 2018. To reconcile runaway prices, the wealthy and the technologically savvy have turned to the stock market and cryptocurrency. Venezuela’s Deteriorating Economy Turns People to...

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