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Polkadot ecosystem fuels rapid growth, driving innovation in busy end to 2022

POLKADOT continued to drive forward a series of important developments during the final quarter of 2022, with the growing number of teams building use-case specific Polkadot blockchains (known as parachains) increasingly leading the wave of innovation.

January 11, 2023

Gavin Wood announces Polkadot roadmap at Sub0 developer conference

Polkadot co-founder and Parity Technologies Chief Architect Dr Gavin Wood joined hundreds of the most talented engineers and developers in Web3 at sub0, the conference for Polkadot developers.

November 28, 2022

Polkadot community introduces rewards initiative to help eliminate scammers

THE POLKADOT community is demonstrating its tireless commitment to stamp down on scams and frauds in the Web3 world by incentivizing its members to help them clean up the space.

November 23, 2022

Web3 Foundation announces Polkadot blockchain’s native token (DOT) has morphed and is software, not a security

Web3 Foundation announced today a landmark achievement towards the realization of Web 3.0: the Polkadot blockchain’s native digital asset (DOT) has morphed and is no longer a security.

November 9, 2022

Polkadot’s Nomination Pools enable low-cost native staking on new Staking Dashboard

Polkadot’s Nomination Pools allow users to earn staking rewards with as little as 1 DOT, and the new Staking Dashboard, now out of beta, provides an easy way to do it.

October 30, 2022

Parity leadership update

Gavin Wood steps down as Parity CEO and Björn Wagner, co-founder of Parity, to assume this position. Gavin Wood will step into his new role as Chief Architect.

October 20, 2022

Polkadot hits all-time high in development activity in Q3 amid plans to become world’s fastest blockchain

POLKADOT, the multichain ecosystem home to Web3’s boundary-pushing builders, has continued to raise the bar in terms of interoperability and development activity in Q3.

October 16, 2022

Web3 Foundation partners with edX for Polkadot educational courses

The Web3 Foundation, in partnership with edX, the global online learning platform from 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), has launched Web3X, a series of foundational courses in blockchain technology and the Polkadot platform.

October 10, 2022

Tether Tokens (USDT) live on Polkadot

Tether Operations Limited (“Tether”), the company operating the blockchain-enabled platform that powers the largest stablecoin by market capitalization, announced the launch of Tether tokens (“USD₮”) on Polkadot.

September 22, 2022

Web3 Foundation launches Unbounded, a world-first in community-funded typographic fonts

Web3 Foundation is proud to announce the arrival of Unbounded, believed to be the first open-source, freely available and on-chain funded typographic font in the world.

September 4, 2022

Parity joins forces with Aventus to bring blockchain to businesses

Parity Technologies, a decentralized infrastructure provider for Web3 which enables blockchains to operate together at scale, has joined forces with enterprise-grade blockchain Aventus Network to bring blockchain offerings to the enterprise sector.

August 31, 2022

Polkadot scores highly on 'brand intimacy' metrics

A NEW study has been released which shows that Polkadot is a brand that is closely cherished by its community.

August 17, 2022