Tagged: parachains

SubQuery Network to be Deployed on Acala, Decentralizing Polkadot’s Data Indexing Service

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SubQuery, the data indexing solution in Polkadot, is pleased to confirm that the launch of the SubQuery Network will take place on the Acala parachain. As mentioned in the announcement, SubQuery and the SQT token will also aim to be “the first external application and… Read More

Polkadot (DOT) Parachain Auctions Now Live on Kraken

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Digital assets firm Kraken notes that they’re pleased to confirm that Polkadot Parachain Auctions are now live (as of November 12, 2021). Platform users may earn rewards while supporting their favorite Polkadot initiatives on Kraken, the company wrote in a blog post. The update from… Read More

Head of Product at Composable Finance Explains How to Address Potential Vulnerabilities with Blockchain based Smart Contracts

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We recently caught up with Brainjar, Head of Product at Composable Finance, which is described as a “hyper liquidity” infrastructure layer for decentralized finance (DeFi) assets that are being powered by Layer-2 Ethereum and Polkadot. Brainjar talked about issues with existing smart contracts and how… Read More

Minterest, a DeFi Lending Protocol, to Launch on Moonbeam, an Ethereum Compatible Smart Contract Parachain on Polkadot

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Minterest, a “value-capturing” lending and borrowing protocol developed to make decentralized finance (DeFi) fairer for end-users, has confirmed that it will be launched on Moonbeam, an Ethereum (ETH)-compatible smart contract parachain built on Polkadot. As mentioned in an update shared earlier this week with CI,… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Polkadot Project’s DOT Token Now Available for Trading on CoinList

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Polkadot (DOT) is now available for trading on digital asset platform CoinList. The CoinList team says they are pleased to confirm that users are now able to trade Polkadot (DOT) on their platform. Eligible or qualified CoinList users can trade DOT via CoinList Pro, CoinList.co,… Read More

Kraken Announces Parachain Slot Auctions for Kusama, a Scalable Network of Specialized Blockchains

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Digital asset firm Kraken notes that customers looking to support their “favorite” Kusama projects can now, “for the first time,” take part in Parachain Slot Auctions (or “Parachain Auctions”) directly via the Kraken platform. Kusama is described as a “scalable” network of specialized or purpose-built… Read More

Binance Labs Leads $6 Million Round for Moonbeam Network, a Smart Contract Platform and Polkadot Ecosystem Parachain

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Binance Labs recently led a $6 million “strategic” round of the Moonbeam smart contract platform along with contributions from CoinFund and ParaFi. The funds acquired from the investment round will be used to hire development resources, “build additional integrations and developer tools, perform third-party security… Read More

Ontology to Create Infrastructure for Patract Labs, a Solution Developer for Polkadot’s Parachain Contract Ecosystem

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Ontology, the “high-performance,” open-source blockchain that’s focused on digital identity and data, will be working with the Polkadot Ecosystem Project, which is described as a “sharded” blockchain that connects multiple chains together in a single network. According to a release, the joint venture will see… Read More

Ontology (ONT) to Accelerate Development of Decentralized ID Solutions by Building on Polkadot (DOT)

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Blockchain platform Ontology (ONT) is building on Polkadot (DOT) so that it can accelerate the adoption of decentralized identity solutions. The Ontology team noted that they will be developing applications on Polkadot, which is a sharded blockchain that can seamlessly connect several different chains together… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability Platform Polkadot, focused on Decentralized Web 3.0 Solutions, Launches Sharding Testnet

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Polkadot (DOT), a “decentralized” Web 3.0 compatible, blockchain interoperability initiative, recently launched its test network (testnet), in order to assess its planned sharding implementation – which will be based on parachains. As explained by the Polkadot team,  a parachain is an “application-specific” data structure that’s… Read More

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