Polkadot Weekly News April 26, 2021

Tokens, Parachains, and Community News.

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  • (Acala) Karura Integrates Chainlink Price Feeds for Acala’s Kusama-based DeFi Hub.
  • (Apron) Apron Network to partner with Cere Network to improve decentralized customer data integrations.
  • (Bifrost) How to Buy BFC and BiFi.
  • (Bit.country) A Metaverse for Social Impact? My Interview with the Creators of Bit.Country.
  • (ChainX) ChainX XBTC 2.0 Testnet Phase One: Completed.
  • (ChainX) Basic Principles of PlatDot Cross-chain.
  • (Crust) Kusama Parachain Auction Plan | Crust Network.
  • (Darwina) GamyFi gaming platform and Darwinia Network have formed a strategic partnership to jointly explore Defi+NFT applications.
  • (Darwina) Clover Finance x Darwinia Network|Jointly exploring standard protocols for cross-chain interaction of heterogeneous chains.
  • (Equilibrium) What You Missed At Equilibrium’s PLO AMA.
  • (Equilibrium) What You Need To Know About Our Kusama Lockdrop.
  • (Equilibrium) Deposits Are Closed For Our Token Swap!
  • (Genesis Shard) Introducing the Genvengers Program.
  • (Kylin) MILC Partners with Kylin Network.
  • (Litentry) Litentry Partners with Standard Protocol to Improve IDO Whitelist Selection Process.
  • (Patract Labs) Standard Protocol partners with Patract.
  • (Patract Labs) SubDAO X Patract | Collaborate to Promote the DAO Development of Polkadot.
  • (Patract Labs) Bifrost joins the Patract Open Platform and will integrate Wasm contract functionality.
  • (Plasm) Creating a DEX in the Plasm ecosystem.
  • (Plasm) Plasm Network and Bondly to Expand Strategic Partnership.
  • (Polkaswap) PSWAP Rules Everything Around Me: Three Pathways to Polkaswap Rewards.
  • (Polkalokr) Polkalokr partners with DIA.
  • (Polkalokr) Retrospective Roadmap.
  • (Polkalokr) Polkalokr Forms a Strategic Partnership with Kylin Network.
  • (Reef Finance) Reef Chain Mainnet — The Blockchain for Next-Gen DeFi DApps — Coming in May.
  • (Raze Network) Introduction Red Kite, a cutting-edge launchpad by PolkaFoundry.
  • (Raze Network) Raze Network and PolkaFoundry Joint Hand to Bring the E2E Privacy Layer to DeFi dApps in PolkaFoundry Ecosystem through Efficient Sigma Bullets.
  • (Raze Network) PolkaFoundry Advisor Spotlight — Eric Su, CEO, Exnetwork Capital.
  • (RioDefi) RioChain Now Accessible on Polkadot.js.org.
  • (SpiderDAO) SpiderDAO launches LaU (Liquidity as Utility) partnership program with Unido.
  • (Stafi) Liquid Staking Solution rKSM Has Been Live on Mainnet.
  • (TrustBase) FAQ about ordinary users participating in TrustBase slot auctions.
  • (Trustbase) Huobi Pool becomes TrustBase super node and supports TrustBase for slot auction.
  • (Trustbase) TrustBase and HECO reached a cooperation to the development of ecological projects.

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Polkadot Referenda Bounties and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue has executed.
  • #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.

Kusama Referenda Bounties and Motions

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #288 CryptoLocally Kusama Integration Proposal has executed.
  • #289 High Performance Public Infrastructure (Ongoing Costs for Q2 2021) has executed.

Dates of Note

  • 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.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • 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: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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