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Skeptic’s lens: Can Binance revive DEXs?

Binance Chain has launched on mainnet last week and today, it has completed BNB mainnet swap from ERC20 to the native BEP2 tokens. The first trading pairs are expected to be listed on Binance’s ‘decentralized’ exchange in the next few days. The non-custodial exchanges have,…

Skeptic’s lens: Bitcoin’s fungibility issue

One of the key attributes of money is fungibility. Money is fungible if individual units are essentially interchangeable, each of its parts indistinguishable from any other. But as blockchain analysis companies continue to improve, Bitcoin’s fungibility is being threatened. Bitcoin is pseudo-anonymous — all transactions are recorded…

Skeptic’s lens: ICOs are dead, make way for IEOs

I moderated two panels in Hong Kong at TOKEN2049 — one about regulations and one about stablecoins. The main reason why I visited Hong Kong, though, was to get a better sense of the sentiment around crypto in Asia. And just as expected, it’s vastly different than…

Skeptic’s lens: Binance’s cautionary tale of insider trading

In yet another episode of crypto controversy (who’s counting anymore?), Binance was accused of leaking information about Celer Network’s token sale on Binance Launchpad. The screenshots from a private WeChat group circulated more than a week ago hinting that Celer Network would soon be listed.…

Skeptic’s lens: The delisting purge has begun

Binance, which currently allows trading of more than 150 tokens, announced less than two weeks ago that it will be delisting five projects from the exchange – CloakCoin, Modum, SALT, Substratum and Wings. The post Skeptic’s lens: The delisting purge has begun appeared first on…