Tagged: polkadot

Decentralized Finance Platform MANTRA DAO to Support Polkadot, a Protocol for Cross-Chain Transfers of Assets and Data

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization) describes itself as a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors. The MANTRA team notes: “MANTRA DAO leverages the wisdom of the crowd to create … a transparent,… Read More

All-in-One, Interoperable DeFi Hub, Equilibrium, Partners Polkadot After Creating EOS based Lending Solution, and Stablecoin

Equilibrium, which describes itself as an all-in-one, interoperable decentralized finance (DeFi) Hub that lets users stake (cryptocurrencies) and earn, lend and raise liquidity “all in one place,” has partnered with Polkadot, a leading blockchain protocol that has been founded by Gavin Wood, an Ethereum (ETH)… Read More

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

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

Ethereum Competitor Polkadot, a Blockchain Interoperability Protocol, Secures Over $43 Million in Funding via Private Token Sale

Blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot has acquired around $43.7 million in funding through a private token sale. The crypto token sale, which was conducted over the course of three days from July 24 to July 27, 2020, included participation from multiple investors, who provided 3,982 Bitcoins… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange OKEx lists Polkadot (DOT), Partners with Web3 Foundation

Digital asset exchange OKEx claims that it’s now among the first cryptocurrency exchanges to have partnered with the Web3 Foundation, an organization established to nurture and steward technologies in the fields of decentralized web software protocols. The OKEx team also confirmed that they’ve now listed… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails Introduces Tool to Automatically Manage Polkadot Participation for “Large-Scale” DOT Token Holders

Blockchain infrastructure developer Bison Trails is offering a new tool, called managed controllers, in order to automatically manage Polkadot participation for “large-scale” DOT token holders who are interested in optimizing their participation. DOTs are Polkadot’s native tokens that are used as part of transactions on… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Argues that XRP, Tron (TRX), and Polkadot’s DOT Token Might Potentially be Classified as Securities

The Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has previously noted that Tron’s TRX, Nervos’ CKB token, and Polkadot’s DOT token might potentially be classified as financial securities, or at least there’s a fair chance they could. The CRC’s initial report on these digital assets was released in… Read More

Web3 Foundation Shelves Plans to Redenominate DOT Tokens and Increase Supply 100x on Blockchain Interoperability Platform Polkadot

A proposal to redenominate Polkadot’s DOT tokens has been shelved for the time being by the Web3 Foundation, a Switzerland-based non-profit entity that supports the growth and development of technologies and applications in the fields of decentralized web software protocols. Polkadot is a sharded protocol… Read More

Blockchain firm Bison Trails Integrates with Coinbase Custody

Bison Trails, a blockchain “infrastructure-as-a-service” company, has integrated with Coinbase Custody for institutional-grade offline storage. Coinbase Custody clients may now stake their DOT to Bison Trails’ validators. At launch, Bison Trails says it will support the Polkadot protocol with support for more protocols to follow…. Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: World Economic Forum Releases Paper Explaining Importance of Effective Communication Between DLT Networks

During the past few years, blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been adopted by a large number of companies from several major industries. There are currently hundreds of different DLT platforms being operated across the globe. Most of these blockchain-enabled networks are unable to… Read More

Framework Ventures Invests $400,000 in Futureswap, a Decentralized Futures Exchange, and $500,000 in Commonwealth Labs

Framework Ventures, a tech investment firm that focuses on decentralized finance (DeFi) solutions, revealed on March 10, 2020, that it has invested $400,000 in Futureswap, a decentralized (or non-custodial) futures exchange. Framework Ventures has also invested $500,000 in Commonwealth Labs, the creator of Edgeware, which… Read More

Four Young “Blockchain” Developers Receive Prestigious Thiel Followship Awards

Every year, the foundation started by tech billionaire Peter Thiel gives away a total of $2 million dollars to 20 outstanding young and promising technology entrepreneurs, “young people who want to build new things instead of sitting in the classroom.” The money is granted in… Read More

Parity Updates on Wallet Hack

Parity wallet revealed a critical security issue this week regarding a vulnerability in the Parity Wallet. Earlier today, the Parity team posted an update regarding the hack: We very much regret that yesterday’s incident has caused a great deal of stress and confusion amongst our users… Read More

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