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Polkadot Ecosystem Weekly Digest. August 8th-14th/2022

Polkadot / Kusama

  • Referendum 71, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot Relay Chain to runtime 9260, has been passed and executed.
  • BitGo now supports Polkadot, bringing institutional grade security to the entire ecosystem.
  • The Big Unlock: over 1.2 million KSM returned to the DotSama ecosystem on August 8th.

Acala / Karura

  • Acala is excited to announce another deep integration of aUSD in the Moonbeam ecosystem.
  • Astar and Acala together will launch the “DeFi Rising” program on Polkadot to unlock new opportunities and rewards for developers. Learn more.
  • Acala has noticed a configuration issue of the Honzon protocol. Someone minted over 1.2 billion aUSD by gaining access to the network.

OAK / Turing

Litentry / Litmus

Pendulum / Amplitude

Astar / Shiden

Interlay / Kintsugi

  • Interlay has launched iBTC, the first fully trustless and decentralized Bitcoin on Polkadot. Details.

Moonbeam / Moonriver


Bit.Country / Pioneer

  • Bit.Country welcomes their feature release. Nearly 4000 metaverses have already been created. Check out this thread to learn more.

Manta / Calamari

Parallel Finance / Heiko



  • Big Announcement for Skybreach: land resource changes have been added to the map.


  • Have you ever wondered where the name KILT came from? Here is the answer.


  • The trustless EVM bridge went live on SORA public testnet. Read more about it here.


  • Dock has completed the first round of testing and fixing the DID management functionality.
  • Dock telegram sticker contest: your chance to win a $500 prize.

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