API services that are intrinsically interoperable with blockchain technology are known as decentralized application programming interfaces (dAPIs). This is an invention of the API3 protocol.
A portion of the internet existing on darknets not indexed by search engines, that can only be accessed with specific software, configurations or authorizations.
RenVM is driven by Darknodes, a decentralized network of computers. In exchange for compensation, they offer their computing power and storage space to everyone with certain conditions.
Data privacy refers to the area of data protection and security that is responsible for the handling of sensitive data.
Data scraping or web scraping is the process of extracting information from a website into a spreadsheet or a local file on your computer or database.
A term used for when ICOs will put up their tokens for sale.
Day trading is the practice of frequently buying and selling assets in order to make a profit on intraday changes in their price.
A temporary recovery in prices after a prolonged decrease.
A cryptocurrency that is no longer in existence.
A death cross is a bearish technical trading indicator that occurs when the 50-day moving average falls below the 200-day moving average, indicating a big sell-off.
Decentralization refers to the property of a system in which nodes or actors work in concert in a distributed fashion to achieve a common goal.
A type of application that runs on a decentralized network, avoiding a single point of failure.
A method for decentralized funding of projects that introduces a form of governance in the ICO process, allowing backers to vote for the return of their funds if certain conditions are met.
A decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) is founded upon and governed by a set of computer-defined rules and blockchain-based smart contracts.
Decentralized currency refers to bank-free methods of transferring wealth or ownership of any other commodity without needing a third party.
A decentralized database is a modern-day storage solution that combines decentralized technologies with cutting-edge computing to randomly store data and files across multiple nodes, delivering high security and unmatched availability while being completely censorship-resistant.
A peer-to-peer exchange allowing users to trade cryptocurrency without the need for an intermediary.
Decentralized governance refers to the procedures through which a platform's disintermediated, equitable management is carried out for blockchain networks and dApps.
A decentralized identifier, or DID, refers to an ID that can be issued by an autonomous, independent, and decentralized platform that acts as a proof of ownership of digital identity.
A decentralized marketplace, built on blockchain technology, allows traders or investors to trade with each other while eliminating middlemen. They are available globally and require no intermediaries to make trades possible.
A decentralized network is a collection of interconnected but distinct elements that interact with one another without the need for a centralized power or server.
A decentralized payment network refers to a system where users, customers and vendors can exchange money without having to trust any third party to keep the network secure and operational.
Decentralized social media is a social media platform that is based on blockchain.
Decentralized stablecoins are fully transparent, non-custodial with no or partial third-party control.
The process of transforming encrypted data back into a format that is readable by a user or machine.
The "deep web" is the part of the internet that is hidden from regular search engines.
A movement encouraging alternatives to traditional, centralized forms of financial services.
A DeFi aggregator brings together trades across various DeFi platforms into one place.
DeFi degenerates. A subculture associated with a disreputable corner of decentralized finance known for pump and dump schemes.
A decline in the general level of prices for goods and services in an economy.
An alternative to the Proof-of-Stake and Proof-of-Work consensus algorithms.
The process of removing an asset/stock/cryptocurrency from a trading exchange is called delisting.
A denial-of-service attack aims to temporarily make a computer or network service unavailable to its intended users.
A graph that plots the requests to buy (bids) and the requests to sell (asks) on a chart, based on limit orders. The chart shows the point at which the market is most likely to accept a transaction.
A financial instrument deriving its value from the value of an underlying asset.
A public market for derivatives, instruments such as futures contracts or options, which are derived from other forms of cryptocurrency assets.