Polkadot Weekly News April 12, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.
  • #74 Milestone 2 of Governance-focused Mobile App for all Substrate-based networks has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.
  • #75 Patract’s treasury proposal for Redspot v0.4 (Wasm contract scaffold).

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #285 – Runtime v2030 on Kusama has executed.

Dates of Note

  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 19.
  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 19 if passed.
  • April 14, 13:49 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • April 19, 7:44 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 75
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 21.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next spending period.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • May 26, 22:30 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 21 if passed.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Crypto Regulation 

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  • (Tether): Tether’s USDT to Launch on Kusama With Polkadot to Follow.
  • (Cardano): Cardano Creator Charles Hoskinson Teases String of Big Events – Here’s What To Watch For.
  • (Ethereum): Vitalik Buterin: Sharding Is Future Of Ethereum Scalability.

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Polkadot Weekly News April 5, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.
  • #71 PolkaWorld treasury proposal: a website development for Chinese Community has executed.
  • #73 OpenSquare’s treasury proposal for doTreasury polkadot integration has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • April 6, 13:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
  • April 8, 1:31 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 19.
  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 19 if passed.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 21.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next spending period.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • May 26, 22:30 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 21 if passed.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 29, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #71 PolkaWorld treasury proposal: a website development for Chinese Community.
  • #72 Polkaregistry: proposal for a new more decentralized identity registrar for Polkadot has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

Top Videos of the Week

  • ACALA | DeFi Hub | Parachain Slot Auction | Crowdloan | Polkadot | Kusama | Karura | ComposableWith.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 22, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #70 Upgrade of Polkadot runtime to v29 has executed.
  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #71 PolkaWorld treasury proposal: a website development for Chinese Community.
  • #72 Polkaregistry: proposal for a new more decentralized identity registrar for Polkadot.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #276 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2) has executed.
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • March 23, 15:36 UTC: Start of a new staking era.
  • March 24, 16:45 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • March 29, 8:09 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 71.
  • March 29, 11:02 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 72.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends on referendum 18.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • April 4, 11:45 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • April 4: Voting ends on topics for the next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 18.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 15, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #67 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue has executed.
  • #68 SubstraTEE Scalability M8.3 has executed.
  • #70 Upgrade of Polkadot runtime to v29.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #276 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2)
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • March 16, 15:36 UTC: Start of a new staking era
  • March 17, 11:29 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • March 22, 12:43 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 70.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends on referendum 18.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • April 4, 22:29 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 18.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 8, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599 failed.
  • #65 Stylo – an offline wallet based on Parity Signer executed.
  • #67 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #68 SubstraTEE Scalability M8.3.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #72 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2).
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #103 Now is not the Time; Vote Against This Proposal has failed.
  • #3 Mobile Signers / Injectors / Walletconnect equivalent has become active.
  • #104 A registrar service on Kusama focusing on automatic verifications has started.

Dates of Note

  • March 10, 19:31 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • March 11, 10:42 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 67.
  • March 11, 19:31 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • March 11, 8:48 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 68.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends on referendum 18.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 18.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 1, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #65 Stylo – an offline wallet based on Parity Signer

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #72 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2)
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #271 slash forgiveness for era 1898 has executed.
  • #103 Now is not the Time; Vote Against This Proposal.
  • #3 Mobile Signers / Injectors / Walletconnect equivalent.

Dates of Note

  • March 3, 19:37 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 3, 19:37 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 16.
  • March 3, 19:37 UTC: Election of the new council candidates.
  • March 11, 19:37 UTC: Start of next spending period
  • March 31, 18:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 16 if passed.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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Polkadot Weekly News February 22, 2021

Tokens and Parachains

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #62 Upgrade of Polkadot Runtime to v28 has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #72 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2)
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • February 28: 17:51 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • February 28: Proposals to participate in the next Polkadot Decoded are due.
  • March 3, 17:45 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 11, 17:45 UTC: Start of next spending period
  • March 31, 18:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 16 if passed.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

Top Videos of the Week

  • Acala EVM: Uniswap on Acala testnet, On-Chain Scheduler, and Deploying Ethereum DApps on Polkadot

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Polkadot Weekly News February 15, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #60 PolkaStats treasury expense proposal – operation costs for Polkadot, 21.12.2020 to 21.03.2021 has executed.
  • #61 SubstraTEE scalability M8.2 has executed.
  • #62 Upgrade of Polkadot Runtime to v28

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #100 Upgrade of Kusama Runtime to v2028 has executed.
  • #270 Kusama integration in Rotki – Milestone 2/2 has executed.

Dates of Note

  • February 16, 15:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
  • February 17, 17:45 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • February 19, 8:54 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 62.
  • February 28: Proposals to participate in the next Polkadot Decoded are due.
  • March 3, 17:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 14 if passed.
  • March 3, 17:45 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 11, 17:45 UTC: Start of next spending period
  • March 31, 18:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 16 if passed.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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Polkadot Weekly News February 8, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #14 Immediate Stolen DOT lock-up request has failed.
  • #15 Upgrade to Polkadot runtime v27 has executed.
  • #58 Gradual increase in the number of validators by 1 lot per day for 100 days has executed.
  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #39 The operating expenses of SUBSCAN (Polkadot network) from December 2020 to February 2021 has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #99 Human verification for Registrar #1 has failed.
  • #265 Make Kusama database snapshots available on Polkashots.io has executed.
  • #267 Curator election for Sub-bounties extenstion bounty: Bryan Chen has executed.
  • #100 Upgrade of Kusama Runtime to v2028.

Dates of Note

  • February 9, 15:36 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • February 10, 17:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
  • February 12, 11:37 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 60.
  • February 15, 17:36 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • February 28: Proposals to participate in the next Polkadot Decoded are due.
  • March 3, 17:36 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 14 if passed.
  • March 3, 17:36 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 31, 18:36 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 16 if passed.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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