Uniswap V2 Offers Better Price Feeds and Doubles Down on Flash Loan Concept

The Uniswap decentralized exchange announced on March 23 a planned release of its second major version, Uniswap V2. Among the major features, the new platform will feature flash swaps — a similar feature to the infamous flash loans that some blame for recent decentralized finance (DeFi) hacks. The update’s release is tentatively scheduled for Q2 2020, though Uniswap’s blog post stresses that it is “not an announced release date.” Uniswap is a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange platform that offers similar functionality to ShapeShift or Bancor. Unlike traditional decentralized exchanges, there is…

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A Match Made in the Whitepaper – Bitcoin Magazine

Introduction How one’s focus can shift in just two weeks! While today everybody in the Bitcoin space seems more concerned with price fluctuations in response to the global financial panic (understandably so), it’s important to remember perennial issues that never go away, like the importance of maintaining your privacy when you transact in bitcoin. Throughout this month especially, we’ve been hearing reports of KYC/AML-compliant exchanges freezing user accounts due to suspected use of CoinJoin software (more on that later), followed by yet another case of a famous and respected early…

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