Article: Decentralized Finance Will Change Your Understanding Of Financial Systems

Blockchain, Crypto

title-pictureDecentralized Finance Will Change Your Understanding Of Financial Systems

Decentralized Finance or “DeFi” in short, is an umbrella term encompassing the vision of a financial system that functions without any intermediaries, such as banks, insurances or clearinghouses, and is operated just by the power of smart contracts. DeFi applications strive to fulfill the services of traditional finance (also coined as Centralized Finance, or just CeFi) – but in a completely permissionless, global and transparent manner.

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Article: Web 3.0 Infrastructure Blockchain ‘The Graph’ Now Live on Ethereum

Software, Web 3.0

Web 3.0 Infrastructure Blockchain ‘The Graph’ Now Live on Ethereum

Analytics platform The Graph is now live on the Ethereum mainnet, according to the developer team. The project’s Thursday launch follows three years of work including a testnet and centralized mainnet.

The Graph seeks to create usable decentralized indexes and API feeds for blockchain-based projects through its own blockchain and native token GRT, project lead and co-founder Yaniv Tal said in a Zoom interview. The project is seeking to be a key infrastructural piece of Web 3.0.

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