- Polkadot v0.8.27 released.
- Crowdloan Updates.
- Migrate substrate pallets to use `pallet!`
- Storage chains part 1.
- Adds propose parachain pallet.
- Update the Grafana dashboards.
- Add ss58 version prefix for CORD (from Dhiway).
- #14 Immediate Stolen DOT lock-up request
- Polkadot Brand Update Immersion Phase.
- #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
- #7 Increase the number of Validators to 599.
- #2 Set the new runtime code.
- #4 Increse the number of Validators to 299.
- #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
- #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
- #41 Cancellation of Proposal 8 has executed.
- #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.
- #39 The operating expenses of SUBSCAN (Polkadot network) from December 2020 to February 2021.
- #53 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure has executed.
Kusama Proposals and Referenda
- #63 Make Kusama database snapshots available on Polkashots.io.
- Proposal for Validator Resource Center and Ranking Website for Kusama (Phase 2).
- #250 “Virtual Niche” – The World’s First Crypto Art Exhibition with Kusama Network has executed.
- #66 Patract Hub’s proposal for Ask! v0.1 (ink! in AssemblyScript).
- Motion 253 issue a referendum for upgrading the Kusama runtime to v2027 has executed.
- Motion 254 Patract Hub’s proposal for Ask! v0.1 (ink! in AssemblyScript) has executed.
- Motion 255 artist Jessica Angel in collaboration with the Vancouver Biennale share Milestone #2 for the project Voxel Bridge has executed.
- Motion 256 KodaDot NFT explorer.
- #70 Kusama Comics: visual explainers and Polkadot/Kusama blockchain promotion in social media.
- Polkadot-js 2020 flashback.
- Web3 Foundation Grants Program Reaches 200 Projects Milestone.
- January 2021 SORA, Polkaswap, & Fearless Dev Update.
- Phala Community Roundup 2020
Dates of Note
- January 20, 16:35 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
- January 22, 16:35 UTC: Start of next spending period.
- January 27, 15:36 UTC: Application of slashes from era 212.
- January 30, 15:36 UTC: Application of slashes from era 215.
- February 3, 15:35 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 13 (if passed).
- February 3, 15:35 UTC: Voting of referendum 14 ends (if passed).
- February 3, 15:35 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period (if passed).
- 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
- Polkadot Altcoins Will Make Millionaires in 2021 | Get Rich with Crypto.
Top Reddit Posts of the Week
- Polkadot (DOT) Displaces XRP to Become Fourth-Largest Cryptocurrency
Tokens and Parachains
- Moonbeams Glimmer (GMLR) Token.
- Moonbeams River Token.
- Announcing Plasm Network Parachain on Rococo V1.
- StaFi Q1 Roadmap– Launch and Integration of rToken.
Upcoming Token & Paracahin Launches
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- Kraken to halt XRP trading for U.S. users starting Jan. 29.
- US Lawmakers Reintroduce Crypto Crime Bill to Combat ‘Terrorist Use.’
- EU Parliament Receives Petition Seeking to Establish Crypto Crime Victims’ Fund.
- South Korea to introduce a 20% tax on crypto trading profits in 2023
- NFT Crash Course – Enter the Metaverse.
Other Crypto Related News
- How Ripple plans to defend SEC charges over XRP token.
- Ethereum Co-founder and Cardano CEO Wants to Help Jack Dorsey Decentralize Twitter
- Massive blackouts have hit Iran. The government is blaming bitcoin mining.
- Africa to bring 100 million users to DeFi in three years from now, says founder of Cardano
- Front End Engineer: Help build the trustless Bitcoin <> Polkadot bridge with Interlay.
- Dev Ops Engineer: Help build the trustless Bitcoin <> Polkadot bridge with Interlay.
- Technical Grants Evaluator.
- Technical Education – Entry Level.
- Technical Education – Internship.
- Legal Counsel at Web3 Foundation.