SEC Hits EtherDelta Founder for Operating Unregistered Exchange

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the nation’s top securities regulator, has announced a settling of charges with Zachary Coburn, founder and former operator of decentralized cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta. The Commission had charged Coburn with running an unregistered securities exchange. Also read: With Bitcoin Cash Fork Nigh, Community Braces for November 15th DEX Me Once, Shame…

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Bithumb launches its DEX days after stakes acquired by BK Global Consortium

Bithumb, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchange platform in South Korea and the world’s leading exchange platform, has launched its decentralized exchange, Bithumb DEX. The announcement was made by One Root on their official blog earlier this week. This comes in the limelight days after the exchange platform’s 51% stake was acquired by BK Global…

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Exchanges Roundup: Ledgerx Readies ETH Futures, Coinbase Partners With Caspian

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, anonymous sources have stated that Ledgerx is preparing to launch ETH futures trading, Coinbase has announced a partnership with Caspian intended to target institutional investors, and the chief executive officer of Binance has shared his opinions regarding “trans-fee mining” and decentralized exchanges. Also Read: European Regulator Renews Restrictions on…

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John Mcafee: Decentralized Exchanges Will Trigger 'Largest Economic Boom in History'

John McAfee, developer of the first contemporary antivirus software, is a cryptocurrency advocate. McAfee predicts that centralized exchanges will cease to exist within five years, giving way to trustless decentralized exchanges. Such a development will precipitate “the largest economic boom in human history.” McAfee: Centralized Exchanges Will Disappear in Five Years Crytpo-centralized exchanges are similar…

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Binance Releases a Sneak Peek into the Company's First Decentralized Exchange

On Thursday, August 9, Binance unveiled the first glimpses into the company’s first decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in terms of trading volumes has been working on this project since the beginning of this year. Earlier in March 2018, Binance unveiled the Binance Chain – public blockchain platform with an…

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Exchanges Round-Up: Chinese Court Backs Coinnice Repatriation, CZ Demos Binance DEX

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrencies, a Chinese court has rejected an appeal from a trader disputing a previous decision that mandated he repay the value of 5 BTC accidentally credited to his Coinnice account, the CEO of Binance has demonstrated the company’s upcoming decentralized exchange (DEX), and Okex’s head of operations has discussed the…

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DEx.top Comes To Mobile With Trust Wallet, imToken

Having launched officially just two months ago on 6 June 2018, Ethereum-based decentralized exchange DEx.top has been expanding quickly. In an impressively short period of time, it’s managed to get listed on CoinMarketCap and add support for over 30 trading pairs. The team has also paid close attention to strategic partnerships, working closely with communities…

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Binance Acquires Ethereum Service Trust Wallet

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced today it acquired Trust Wallet, developer of the Ethereum-compatible wallet of the same name. On July 31, Binance announced its acquisition of Trust Wallet, claiming the move “will add an on-chain mobile wallet to the list of Binance services with other future integration possibilities.”  Both Binance and Trust Wallet also announced…

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Waves DEX Receives Various Quality of Life Improvements

Decentralized exchanges are making their mark on the cryptocurrency industry. Most of these efforts have been fairly limited, but it appears some companies have been more active in this regard. Waves has recently revamped its DEX and introduced a new UI as well as some other improvements. Waves DEX Gets an Upgrade Even though decentralized…

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Decred Proposes a DEX Without a Blockchain

Exchanges have been a weak spot in bitcoin going back to the Mt. Gox days. It is a decentralized currency, so why do so many people store their coins in centralized depositories? There are a lot of reasons, chief among them are ease of use and accessibility. Most of the time it is just laziness….

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Loopring Set to Launch iOS App for Decentralized In-Wallet Trading

Loopring will release an iOS version of their Loopr wallet on July 7, enabling users to trade using the Loopring Protocol. iPhone users will be able to make decentralized trades of ERC20 tokens within the Ethereum-based app. Move to Decentralized Exchanges Centralized exchanges have been the target for DDoS attacks and cyber thefts in recent…

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New Hybrid Crypto Exchange set to be the Cryptocurrency Market Innovation Of 2018

In the midst of security breaches in cryptocurrency exchanges and minimal institutional participation in cryptocurrency market, rising cryptocurrency exchange Qurrex is offering an innovative approach that will attract casual traders and institutional investors alike. In today’s world, those looking to participate in the cryptocurrency boom can turn to centralized exchanges (CEX) and, more recently, decentralized…

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Decentralized Exchange IDEX Hits $13 Million a Day While Etherdelta Falters

The Myspace/Facebook analogy has been gratuitously overused, yet it aptly describes Etherdelta and IDEX. The former was once the only decentralized exchange in town, a hub of ERC20 tokens bolted to a barely usable interface. Then Etherdelta (ED) got hacked and launched a pointless ICO. While ED floundered, IDEX assembled a user-friendly alternative that was…

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