Month: March 2019

Is Decentralized Exchange (DEX) Becoming the New Norm?

Decentralized exchanges are garnering popularity

The biggest fear for any crypto traders is probably waking up to a hacked account with nothing left in the wallet except your tears. Well, it’s 2019 and conventional crypto exchanges have been looking into ways to up their game and provide a seamless user experience — a decentralized exchange (DEX).

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USDT-TRON Attracts Holders with High Interest Rate

To HODL or not HODL, is that a question to you?

The TRON network has continued to evolve over the last few years, providing blockchain support to multiple other tokens. Justin Sun, the founder of TRON, announced in a press release on March 21 that they will be incentivizing users with a 20% interest rate to transition away from other protocols of the world’s most popular Tether stablecoin (USDT), towards the new USDT on the TRON network, aka USDT-TRON, a TRC-20 protocol-based USDT.

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Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade: Understanding ProgPoW

A handy guide to the next ETH hard fork expected in October 2019

The long-debated Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057 about the Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW) consensus model is finally confirmed to be included in the next Ethereum hard fork named Istanbul in October 2019, as long as two third-party security audits confirm no technical issues that could cause a delay.

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Five Things about OKB’s Eco-development

In 2019, we are set to bring OKB to the next level

Happy anniversary to OKB! It has been already a year since OKB was listed on OKEx’s spot trading market on Mar 22, 2018. We would like to thank all the 1 million OKB holders who contributed to the whopping 15.6 billion OKB trading volume in the past year. At present, OKB has already been applied to OKEx’s global ecosystem, which includes Happy Friday, OKB Trading Market, Listing Vote, OKNodes, Global Partners, Prime Investors, and Designated Merchants. To help our users better understand the OKB eco-development, our OKB team would like to give detailed answers to the five most-asked questions.

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Beyond Cryptocurrency, What Changes Blockchain Has Given Us in the Past 10 Years

3 Interesting real-world applications of blockchain

The crypto craze has been going on for over 10 years now and it seems like no one is getting enough of it. How have you been enjoying the boom of cryptocurrency trading? Is that all blockchain has to offer? Where else has blockchain been adopted in real life?

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IEO vs ICO: What Are the Differences?

Is Initial Exchange Offering a new trend in 2019?

OK, let’s get to the point here. We’re not going to tell you how ICO boomed in 2017 to early 2018. And we’re not going to stress on how billions of dollars were raised during that period of time. We’re just going to give you a simple comparison on the two models, from the point of view of an investor.

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Introducing OKEx Advanced Limit Order Options

Further automating your trading strategies in the ever-changing market

While a move of a tick can make quite a difference for traders, monitoring the market is an unpleasant work as most traders would agree. That’s why algo orders were introduced to ease your effort and help you optimize your trading strategies in an automated way.

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In-depth Review: What Sparks the New Wave of Stablecoin Hype?

In just 6 months’ time, the concept of stablecoins has just changed

The second wave of stablecoin craze hit the market at the beginning of 2019, but the stablecoin today already differs from what it was last year.

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OKEx is Going Farther to More Former-Soviet States

A throwback to our meetups in Kharkiv and Yerevan

A list of crypto-friendly countries would not be complete without naming the former-Soviet states.

After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, former-Soviet states have been eager to restructure their outmoded financial systems through different ways, but the chance didn’t come until the creation of Bitcoin in 2009. Since then, many of the states have begun to look to blockchain and cryptocurrencies as a hope to make a comeback, economically and politically.

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OKEx C2C Network Launch Event — London (GBP) & Istanbul (TRY)

Celebrate the launch of the new currencies with us

After the launch of Thai Baht (THB) on our C2C Trading platform, we are heading to Europe next. On Mar 21, 2019, we will be in London for the launch of British Pound (GBP); and on Mar 26, 2019, we will be in Istanbul for the launch of Turkish Lira (TRY) for C2C Trading.

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