For an industry that has decentralization in its very name, DeFi’s reliance on centralized stablecoins remains an Achilles’ heel, making it an easy target for overzealous regulators.
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When decentralized exchanges started to take off in 2019, the designs were very simple, but simplicity in these marketplaces might soon be a distant memory. The most successful category of decentralized exchanges are the automated market makers (AMMs), such as Uniswap and Curve. The Cowri
Fei Protocol is fighting to make a comeback. Back in April, the project’s stablecoin, meant to maintain a $1 peg, dropped as low as $0.92 after raising 639,000 ETH, worth $1.3B, in its highly anticipated launch. The Andreessen Horowitz-backed project is still swinging however, and
New collateralized stablecoin, Magic Internet Money (MIM) is challenging MakerDAO, the grandaddy protocol of DeFi. MIM, issued by lending protocol Abracadabra, broke $1B in supply on Oct. 5, placing it seventh overall in terms of stablecoin market cap, according to CoinGecko. That’s $5.39B behind Maker’s
You may never be able to send a message from Telegram to a friend on WhatsApp, but you might be able to send dollars from a digital wallet issued by the U.S. Treasury to a wallet from the People’s Bank of China, only the recipient
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