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Decentralized or Not? The Uniswap Protocol and Interface Are Different Beasts

Uniswap is one of the few DeFi protocols that runs fully permissionlessly, without interruptions or possible human intervention. It’s considered to be the gold standard for the space, which is why it was so jarring when management behind the decentralized exchange decided to remove 100 tokens from its interface. Uniswap Labs is the software development …

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Crypto Stabilizes But White-Knuckle Ride May Continue as Investors Eye $20K Level

The crypto market’s all-time highs are just a memory. The summer slump now seems to be deepening into something more disturbing. And it’s not so far-fetched that Bitcoin may give back all of its gains since the first quarter if bears continue their rampage. Gird yourselves, it’s white-knuckle time in crypto. On Tuesday, Bitcoin had …

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UNI Sale Raises Concerns Regarding Newly Formed DeFi Education Fund

A series of unexpected trades in the last two days roiled the DeFi Education Fund set up by Uniswap token holders, leading to finger pointing and accusatory tweets as the newly formed lobbying organization struggled to fend off more controversy. It started yesterday when Igor Igamberdiev, a research analyst at The Block, said on Twitter …

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Vitalik Says UNI Should Become an Oracle Token

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin made a proposal for Uniswap’s UNI token to become an oracle price token for ETH/USD so as to allow the DeFi eco-system to ‘mark to market’ its fair value, thus providing a more robust mechanism for smart contract execution. He says that the pricing oracle should be modeled along the lines …

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Uniswap LPs Prove to be Fickle as UNI Holders Stick Around

Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro IntoTheBlock. On-Chain Impact of the End of UNI Mining Uniswap’s UNI release had major effects on the DeFi space. Just hours after the UNI airdrop, Ethereum hourly fees and gas costs reached a yearly high. Similarly, UNI’s liquidity mining program led Uniswap to become the DeFi protocol with the highest …

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