Polkadot 2022 Roundup

Polkadot Dec 31, 2022 · 10 min read This year, while the industry slid headlong into yet another crypto winter, the Polkadot community was busy building and launching the largest and most diverse ecosystem of layer-1 blockchains in the world, with several core technologies rolled out to propel the ecosystem forward into 2023. With enough … Read more

Acala and Karura Are Now Supported on Ledger

Dan Reecer Oct 31 · 2 min read Holders of Acala’s native governance and utility token ACA can now use Ledger devices for securing or transferring assets. Other Acala-based tokens like aUSD, LDOT, and tDOT are supported, as well as Karura-based tokens like KAR, aUSD, LKSM, and taiKSM. You can also use your Ledger device … Read more

Ethereum Bridge Shutdown: What You Should Know

Equilibrium Sep 2 · 2 min read Dear Genshirians, Ethereum’s Proof-of-Work chain will migrate to the Proof-of-Stake chain this september. Here are two important dates to be aware of: The consensus layer upgrade is scheduled for epoch 144,896 on the Beacon Chain at 2022–09–06 11:34:47 (UTC). The execution layer upgrade is expected to take place … Read more

Proposal for Common Good Parachains

Joe Petrowski Aug 29 · 7 min read Just over one year ago, Statemine became fully operational on Kusama, allowing anyone to create fungible and non-fungible asset classes. Since then, Statemine has opened five bi-directional HRMP (aka XCMP-Lite) channels with other parachains and had two assets deemed “sufficient” by the Kusama stakeholders. Its cousin Statemint … Read more

Kintsugi Runtime Upgrade 1.18.0 Migration Post-Mortem

Dominik Harz Aug 10 · 5 min read tl;dr The Kintsugi network bridge functionality was halted on August 8, 2022 13.17 UTC to August 9, 2022 8.39 UTC due to a bug in the 1.18.0runtime upgrade migration code. We identified the root cause of the issue and proposed a fix to restore the Vaults to … Read more

The Big Unlock: Hot Kusama Summer

Interlay Aug 1 · 7 min read Over 1.2 Million KSM is Returning to the Dotsama Ecosystem on August 8th TLDR; A recap of the crowdloans & how they work Kintsugi Wins Auction 44 The big unlock is here: over 1.2 Million KSM from previous crowdloan auctions unlocks Here’s how to put your KSM to … Read more

Reactive NFTs: Blockchain with a touch of control & flow

Mandela Amoussou Jul 20 · 5 min read Technology evolves rapidly, in every sector. Blockchain technology, the backbone of Web3, has seen massive growth in just over a decade since its introduction. Concepts and ideas that solve real-world problems have been implemented using blockchain technology — from payment systems to validation systems. Non Fungible Tokens … Read more

AIR/aUSD Listing and Liquidity Incentive Program Launching on Karura Swap

Nicolo Jul 7 · 2 min read 48-hour bootstrap provisioning period expected live on July 13 We’ve been busy building on our experimental Kusama network, Altair. Now that the XCM channel between Altair and Karura is finally open, it’s time to move forward and list AIR/aUSD on Karura Swap! The AIR/aUSD bootstrapping period will start … Read more