Polkadot Weekly News April 12, 2021

Tokens, Parachains, and Community News.

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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.

Top Videos of the Week

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Crypto Regulation 

Other Crypto Related News

  • (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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