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Exclusive: How to Achieve Interoperability Between Polkadot and Bitcoin?
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Exclusive: How to Achieve Interoperability Between Polkadot and Bitcoin?

Claimed as the candidate of Decentralized Web 3.0 Blockchain interoperability platform, what makes Polkadot so popular? We are glad to speak with Jack Platts, Head of Collaborations of Web3 Foundation to share with us how Polkadot is interoperable with Bitcoin! He also explains the GRANDPA protocol of Polkadot and how Polkadot can interact with Ethereum!

Polkadot: A Decentralized Center for Specialized Blockchain Interoperability
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Polkadot: A Decentralized Center for Specialized Blockchain Interoperability

Polkadot could be one of the most carefully crafted blockchain projects to date, allowing for better coordination and communication between blockchains.

Polkadot (DOT) Becomes the Tenth-Largest Crypto by Market Cap Leading the Altcoin Surge
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Polkadot (DOT) Becomes the Tenth-Largest Crypto by Market Cap Leading the Altcoin Surge

Polkadot (DOT) has recently become the tenth-largest crypto by market capitalization.

Polkadot (DOT) Price Analysis – March 16,2021
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Polkadot (DOT) Price Analysis – March 16,2021

Polkadot (DOT) is currently the sixth-leading cryptocurrency with a market cap of around $31,766,980,598 and trading at $34.37 at the time of writing.

Polkadot (DOT) Continues on Bullish Momentum, Becoming the Sixth-Largest Crypto by Market Cap
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Polkadot (DOT) Continues on Bullish Momentum, Becoming the Sixth-Largest Crypto by Market Cap

The Polkadot (DOT) token was invited to major exchanges earlier this week and has recorded an ROI of more than 80 percent in the past four days.

Ethereum Killer Polkadot Rallies as ETH Lags Behind, What’s Next for DOT?
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Ethereum Killer Polkadot Rallies as ETH Lags Behind, What’s Next for DOT?

The Polkadot (DOT) token has managed to secure its gains in the past week, while other altcoins lagged behind Bitcoin’s price surge.

Ethereum (ETH) and Polkadot (DOT) Lead The New Year Crypto Bull Run
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Ethereum (ETH) and Polkadot (DOT) Lead The New Year Crypto Bull Run

With the recent price surges seen in the market, Ethereum and Polkadot take the lead among the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap.

Can Polkadot Maintain the Position of Being the Fourth Largest Crypto in the Long Run?
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Can Polkadot Maintain the Position of Being the Fourth Largest Crypto in the Long Run?

Polkadot has surged in its market cap, enough to place it as the fourth-largest crypto in the place of XRP. Can DOT maintain this position?

Altcoins Undergo Their Best Crypto Week since 2017, Polkadot and XLM Prices Expected to Rally Even Higher
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Altcoins Undergo Their Best Crypto Week since 2017, Polkadot and XLM Prices Expected to Rally Even Higher

Currently, Polkadot and Stellar Lumens (XLM) are bullish, and traders are expecting them to rally higher. Here's why.

Polkadot’s Treasury Built as a Significant Step Towards the Vision of a Decentralized Internet
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Polkadot’s Treasury Built as a Significant Step Towards the Vision of a Decentralized Internet

Polkadot has recently established a new decentralized platform—Polkadot Treasury, to fund projects.

Cardano Now the Biggest Proof-of-Stake Network as ADA Flips Polkadot (DOT) to Become 7th Top Crypto
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Cardano Now the Biggest Proof-of-Stake Network as ADA Flips Polkadot (DOT) to Become 7th Top Crypto

The total amount staked on Cardano (ADA) has officially surpassed that on Polkadot (DOT), making Cardano the largest proof-of-stake network as of now.

Polkadot(DOT) Price Analysis – Feb 23,2021
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Polkadot(DOT) Price Analysis – Feb 23,2021

Over the last 24 hours, DOT has dropped by 21.73% and is trading at $29.92 at the time of writing. What's next for DOT?

Web3 Foundation Claims DOT is a Piece of  Software and Not a Security
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Web3 Foundation Claims DOT is a Piece of Software and Not a Security

Web3 Foundation has made a conclusion based on SEC terms that Polkadot is not a security

Polkadot (DOT) New Vision: JAM Session Unveiled by Gavin Wood
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Polkadot (DOT) New Vision: JAM Session Unveiled by Gavin Wood

Polkadot's founder, Gavin Wood, announces a new vision for the next generation of Polkadot technology named JAM.

Polkadot's JAM: Dr. Gavin Wood's Next Step in Blockchain Scalability
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Polkadot's JAM: Dr. Gavin Wood's Next Step in Blockchain Scalability

Dr. Gavin Wood, co-founder of Ethereum, is taking blockchain scalability to the next level with his creation of JAM, following his previous project, Polkadot.

Polkadot (DOT) and Conor Daly Revolutionize Sports Sponsorship
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Polkadot (DOT) and Conor Daly Revolutionize Sports Sponsorship

Polkadot and Conor Daly pave the way for decentralized sports sponsorship.

Polkadot Developer Parity Technologies Reportedly Cuts Over 300 Staff This Week
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Polkadot Developer Parity Technologies Reportedly Cuts Over 300 Staff This Week

Parity Technologies lays off over 300 employees amidst a strategic shift towards community-driven operations. The move comes as Polkadot faces ecosystem challenges, including a large upcoming supply event and a seeming lack of demand in parachain auctions. Community members have expressed mixed reactions, and concerns are rising on Polkadot's ability to maintain its market valuation in the medium term.

Polkadot (DOT) Price Surges to a New All-Time High, Large-Cap Altcoins to Rally in 2021
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Polkadot (DOT) Price Surges to a New All-Time High, Large-Cap Altcoins to Rally in 2021

While Bitcoin’s price has rallied to record highs, Polkadot (DOT) has also seen a rally of its own.

Polkadot Price to Continue its Consolidation with Imminent Breakout
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Polkadot Price to Continue its Consolidation with Imminent Breakout

Just like the rest of the entire crypto market, Polkadot has been in a period of consolidation while making attempts to break out from its current levels.

Top Three Altcoins to Watch This Week: DOT, AVAX, and MANA
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Top Three Altcoins to Watch This Week: DOT, AVAX, and MANA

With a mildly volatile weekend done with, investors are looking forward to another new week in hopes of charting a positive trade history across all markets. Here are three altcoins to watch ahead of the new week.

Kraken Launches Kusama Parachain Auction Platform,Driving it Surging by 19.07%
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Kraken Launches Kusama Parachain Auction Platform,Driving it Surging by 19.07%

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken official announced to launch of the Kusama Parachain Auction platform. Kraken will support users of the exchange to bid on the Karura and Shiden projects.

Acala Network's aUSD Depegged from Dollar Mark after Breach
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Acala Network's aUSD Depegged from Dollar Mark after Breach

Acala Network's stablecoin was depegged from the dollar mark on Sunday following a breach. A vote was proposed to pause operations on Acala after it noticed configuration issues regarding the Horizon protocol, which affects its stablecoin aUSD.

Polkadot (DOT) Launches Alpha Program to Foster Collaborative Building
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Polkadot (DOT) Launches Alpha Program to Foster Collaborative Building

Polkadot launches the Alpha Program, a groundbreaking initiative to foster collaborative building and lower entry barriers for blockchain projects. The program provides resources, community support, and the opportunity to shape Polkadot's future.

Polkadot's Chinese Arm, PolkaWorld, Pauses Operations Amid Funding Controversies
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Polkadot's Chinese Arm, PolkaWorld, Pauses Operations Amid Funding Controversies

PolkaWorld, the Chinese community for Polkadot, has halted operations for the first time in four years due to the rejection of its proposal for its #OpenGov initiative. The decentralization of Polkadot's governance and treasury management have led to long-term contributors and organizations leaving the ecosystem. The community has expressed concerns about the ecosystem's lack of appreciation for users, business practices, and marketing, and the decision to temporarily remove the OpenBrush repository from GitHub.

Is Ethereum the Future of DeFi? Scalability and Cost Issues Open Door for Cardano and Polkadot
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Is Ethereum the Future of DeFi? Scalability and Cost Issues Open Door for Cardano and Polkadot

As Ethereum continues to struggle with scalability and cost—traders continue to question the limitations of the Ethereum network and whether it really is the future of Defi.

Astar, Kabocha Lead in Polkadot and Kusama Auctions
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Astar, Kabocha Lead in Polkadot and Kusama Auctions

Bill Laboon at Web3 Foundation highlights ongoing parachain lease auctions for Polkadot and Kusama networks, highlighting Astar's strong position and Kabocha's maintaining lead. He also discusses educational opportunities and grant programs.

Polkadot's 2023 Annual Report: A Comprehensive Analysis
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Polkadot's 2023 Annual Report: A Comprehensive Analysis

Polkadot's 2023 Annual Report showcases significant technological advancements, governance restructuring, financial integrations, and community growth, indicating a strong position for sustained development and market impact.

Polkadot Reports Q3 Growth: New Parachains, Staking Metrics, and Technical Upgrades
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Polkadot Reports Q3 Growth: New Parachains, Staking Metrics, and Technical Upgrades

Polkadot's ecosystem saw significant expansion in Q3 2023, with the addition of five new parachains, a rise in staking metrics, and major technical upgrades. The total volume of staked DOT increased to 663 million, and the platform recorded more than 190 million on-chain events. The quarter also saw the introduction of native USDC and a 20% quarter-on-quarter rise in XCM messages.

Zodia Custody and Parity Technologies Forge Strategic Partnership for Polkadot Ecosystem
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Zodia Custody and Parity Technologies Forge Strategic Partnership for Polkadot Ecosystem

Zodia Custody has partnered with Parity Technologies to enhance institutional access to the Polkadot ecosystem, a pioneering blockspace network. The partnership will provide custody services, staking DOT, and bridging the gap between traditional finance and digital assets. Zodia Custody will also support the ecosystem's sustained evolution through research and development, promoting global initiatives associated with Parity and Polkadot.

Ethereum Killers: Emerging Smart Contract Platforms to Rival ETH Dominance
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Ethereum Killers: Emerging Smart Contract Platforms to Rival ETH Dominance

While Ethereum dominance in decentralized finance (DeFi) cannot be denied, rival smart contract platforms the Ethereum Killers note significant value growth as well.

Moonbeam Wins Second Parachain Auction Slot on Polkadot
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Moonbeam Wins Second Parachain Auction Slot on Polkadot

Moonbeam, an emerging protocol that prides itself as one of the most powerful Ethereum-compatible smart contracts on the Polkadot blockchain has won the second parachain auction slot.

Top Three Coins to Watch for the Week: BTC, DOT & OMG
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Top Three Coins to Watch for the Week: BTC, DOT & OMG

Based on prospective ecosystem activities, BTC, DOT, and OMG are some of the top coins to watch out for this week.

Polkadot (DOT) Price Analysis – March 23,2021
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Polkadot (DOT) Price Analysis – March 23,2021

The bears occupy the main market, pushing the DOT/USD to the support line below the triangle line. What does this mean?

Composable Finance Wins Polkadot Parachain Auctions
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Composable Finance Wins Polkadot Parachain Auctions

Composable Finance, a robust cross-chain and cross-layer infrastructure with intuitive tools for developers, has won the 8th slot in the 7th Polkadot Parachain auctions.

Gavin Wood Steps Down as CEO of Parity Tech While Retaining the Chief Architect Position
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Gavin Wood Steps Down as CEO of Parity Tech While Retaining the Chief Architect Position

Gavin Wood has announced he would be stepping down as the CEO of Parity Technologies

Ukraine Opens Channel for Dogecoin Donations Towards Relief Efforts
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Ukraine Opens Channel for Dogecoin Donations Towards Relief Efforts

As the Russia-Ukraine war rages on, Ukraine has increased the number of digital currencies. It now accepts Dogecoins from donors.

Polkadot Regains Bullish Momentum as Osprey Launches Polkadot Trust
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Polkadot Regains Bullish Momentum as Osprey Launches Polkadot Trust

Crypto asset management company Osprey Funds announced the establishment of the Osprey Polkadot Trust.

DOT Price Analysis March 4, 2021: Will Bulls Manage to Push Polkadot (DOT) Back to its All-Time High of $42?
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DOT Price Analysis March 4, 2021: Will Bulls Manage to Push Polkadot (DOT) Back to its All-Time High of $42?

Polkadot has performed very well in the past and set a new all-time high of $42.22 on February 20. What should we expect from DOT in the next few days?

Exclusive: Can Web3 Foundation Achieve a Truly Decentralized Web?
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Exclusive: Can Web3 Foundation Achieve a Truly Decentralized Web?

Following the technical underpinnings of Polkadot in Part 1, Jack Platts, Head of Collaborations Web3 Foundation reveals their effort towards the goal of decentralized web! He also explained the governance and technical challenges in achieving a decentralized web!

Revolut Launches Learn & Earn Program in Partnership with Polkadot
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Revolut Launches Learn & Earn Program in Partnership with Polkadot

Revolut, a London-based financial technology company that offers banking services, has announced the launch of its flagship ‘Learn & Earn’ education courses.

Polkadot Q2 2023: OpenGov and XCM V3 Launch, SEC Clearance for DOT
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Polkadot Q2 2023: OpenGov and XCM V3 Launch, SEC Clearance for DOT

According to Messari, Polkadot, a blockchain network designed to support interconnected, application-specific Layer-1 chain, has made significant progress in Q2 2023.

February 18, 2021: Crypto Price Analysis for BTC, ETH, and DOT
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February 18, 2021: Crypto Price Analysis for BTC, ETH, and DOT

As BlackRock has announced its intent to "dabble in Bitcoin", the cryptocurrency has continued its surge, along with Ethereum (ETH) and Polkadot (DOT).

Litecoin Unseats Ripple XRP as Fourth Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap, Is Polkadot Next?
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Litecoin Unseats Ripple XRP as Fourth Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap, Is Polkadot Next?

While the world rang in the New Year this weekend, the cryptocurrency industry had more than that to celebrate.

Uniswap Launches on Moonbeam Network, Extending to Polkadot
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Uniswap Launches on Moonbeam Network, Extending to Polkadot

Uniswap v3 contracts are now live on the Moonbeam Network, a core component of the Polkadot ecosystem, facilitating a broader user base to engage with Uniswap via an Oku interface. This integration, spurred by community approval and secure cross-chain protocol Wormhole, underscores Moonbeam’s standing in multi-chain expansions and augments trading experience with enhanced features catering to liquidity providers.

Polkadot's Parachain Auctions Filling up With Astar Network Winning Third Slot
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Polkadot's Parachain Auctions Filling up With Astar Network Winning Third Slot

Astar Network has won the third parachain auction slot on the Polkadot Network.

JPMorgan, UBS, and Goldman Sachs Back Polkadot (DOT) with an ETP Investment
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JPMorgan, UBS, and Goldman Sachs Back Polkadot (DOT) with an ETP Investment

As institutional investors enter the cryptocurrency scene, investor appetite may not be limited to Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Polkadot and Binance Coin Prices Surge, Flippening Bitcoin Cash and Chainlink by Market Cap
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Polkadot and Binance Coin Prices Surge, Flippening Bitcoin Cash and Chainlink by Market Cap

Polkadot (DOT) and Binance Coin (BNB) have climbed up the market capitalization ladder, overtaking Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Chainlink (LINK).

Polkadot (DOT) Price Analysis - April 21,2021
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Polkadot (DOT) Price Analysis - April 21,2021

If the overall crypto market remains bearish, Polkadot (DOT) may follow the broader market trend and continue its current downward momentum, falling below the $30 mark.

Ukrainian Government Accepts Polkadot DOT Donations, Expanding Crypto Donations Over $30M
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Ukrainian Government Accepts Polkadot DOT Donations, Expanding Crypto Donations Over $30M

Ukraine expands over $30M crypto donation program and accepts Polkadot’s DOTs after Russian army invasion.

Acala Wins First Parachain Auction Slot on Polkadot
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Acala Wins First Parachain Auction Slot on Polkadot

Acala Network, an Ethereum-compatible smart contract platform optimized for Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has won the first parachain auction on the Polkadot network.

USDC will integrate into Polkadot, NEAR, Base, Cosmos' Noble, and Optimism this September
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USDC will integrate into Polkadot, NEAR, Base, Cosmos' Noble, and Optimism this September

Circle, the creator of USDC stablecoin, is expanding its reach to six new blockchain ecosystems, including Base, Cosmos via Noble, NEAR, Optimism, and Polkadot, solidifying its market leadership.

Top 3 Tokens to Watch this Week: BTC, LTC & DOT
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Top 3 Tokens to Watch this Week: BTC, LTC & DOT

As the new week unravels with its own fundamentals, here are the top three coins to watch.

Astar Network Launches Second Iteration of Smart Contracts
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Astar Network Launches Second Iteration of Smart Contracts

Astar Network is launching the second iteration of its smart contracts that support both Ethereum Virtual Machine and WebAssembly Virtual Machine on its mainnet on April 6. The Astar team invited community members to a panel discussion led by its executives and Polkadot developers to discuss how WASM can be utilized.

Bored Ape Yacht Club wins legal battle, Mandala Metaverse selects Polkadot, Square Enix partners with Elixir Games, and Cricket Stars launches on Tezos
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Bored Ape Yacht Club wins legal battle, Mandala Metaverse selects Polkadot, Square Enix partners with Elixir Games, and Cricket Stars launches on Tezos

Yuga Labs, the creators of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT collection, have won a legal battle against Ryder Ripps and Jeremy Cahen, the creators of the RR/BAYC NFT collection. Mandala Metaverse has chosen Polkadot to host its first major NFT drop, called the "Cryptonauts". Square Enix has partnered with Elixir Games to bring blockchain gaming to the mainstream. Cricket Stars, a multiplayer NFT cricket strategy game, has been launched on the Tezos blockchain.

Solana Elbows Tether to 4th Position amid NFT Secondary Sales Clocking $500M
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Solana Elbows Tether to 4th Position amid NFT Secondary Sales Clocking $500M

Days after flipping Cardano (ADA) to become the fifth top cryptocurrency, Solana (SOL) is not relenting in its quest to scale the heights because it has dethroned Tether (USDT) at the fourth position.

Uniswap to Join the Polkadot Ecosystem via Moonbeam Network, Bolstering Liquidity and Volume
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Uniswap to Join the Polkadot Ecosystem via Moonbeam Network, Bolstering Liquidity and Volume

Uniswap is set to make its debut in the Polkadot ecosystem via the Moonbeam Network parachain.

Parachain Auction Winner Acala Commits $250M to Fuel aUSD stablecoin Adoption on Polkadot
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Parachain Auction Winner Acala Commits $250M to Fuel aUSD stablecoin Adoption on Polkadot

Parachain auction winner the Acala Network has launched a $250 million fund to fuel the adoption of Acala USD (aUSD) as the dominant stablecoin for the Polkadot and Kusama ecosystem respectively.

Chainlink, Uniswap, and Polkadot among the Altcoins that Have Held Up Well Despite Bitcoin’s Plunge
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Chainlink, Uniswap, and Polkadot among the Altcoins that Have Held Up Well Despite Bitcoin’s Plunge

While Bitcoin has plunged by 15% on a seven-day period, dragging most of the cryptocurrency market along with it, some altcoins have survived the drop.

USDT Tokens Now Live on the Polkadot Network
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USDT Tokens Now Live on the Polkadot Network

Tether Limited recently expanded its reach across various blockchain platforms by launching its stablecoin (USDT) on the Polkadot network

Polkadot Developers Gains Access to Chainlink Oracle Through Moonbeam Integration
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Polkadot Developers Gains Access to Chainlink Oracle Through Moonbeam Integration

Thanks to the latest integration of Chainlink oracle into the Moonbeam smart contract platform, developers in the broader Polkadot ecosystem can now access reliable price feeds as they seek to build functional DApps

Polkadot Auction Winner Astar Network Secures $22M in Venture Capital Funding
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Polkadot Auction Winner Astar Network Secures $22M in Venture Capital Funding

Astar Network, a Polkadot parachain auction winner, has secured the sum of $22 million from venture capital and angel investors.

Bored Ape Yacht Club wins legal battle
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Bored Ape Yacht Club wins legal battle

Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) creator Yuga Labs has won a legal battle against copycat non-fungible token (NFT) project RR/BAYC. The United States District Court found that the co-creators of RR/BAYC had infringed Yuga Labs’ trademarks, and Yuga Labs is entitled to an injunction and damages. In other news, Mandala Metaverse has chosen Polkadot to host its first major NFT drop, Final Fantasy developer Square Enix has partnered with Elixir Games for blockchain gaming, and a free-to-play multiplayer NFT cricket strategy game called Cricket Stars has launched on the Tezos blockchain.

Polkadot Becomes Fourth-Largest Crypto by Market Cap, Dethroning Ripple's XRP
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Polkadot Becomes Fourth-Largest Crypto by Market Cap, Dethroning Ripple's XRP

XRP’s woes continue, as its recovery on the cryptocurrency market seems unattainable in the near future.

Polkadot Announces The Launch of Phase Five with Parachain Functionality
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Polkadot Announces The Launch of Phase Five with Parachain Functionality

Gavin Wood, the creator of Polkadot and Kusama, announced that the Polkadot mainnet will begin developing phase five-the final phase of Polkadot.

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