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Results of DOT Redenomination Referendum
Polkadot
Results of DOT Redenomination Referendum

A referendum was just held on Kusama regarding whether or not to redenominate DOTs on Polkadot in a 1:100 ratio. Web3 Foundation used this referendum to gauge sentiment from the community before the launch of Polkadot....

Kusama & Polkadot: Comparing the Cousins
Kusama
Kusama & Polkadot: Comparing the Cousins

As the launch of Polkadot draws near, many are asking how the network will compare to Kusama and how both will be used in different ways going forward....

Join Kusama’s Thousand Validators Programme
Kusama
Join Kusama’s Thousand Validators Programme

Anyone technical and determined is encouraged to apply here. By applying and following the setup instructions, you will be eligible to receive nominations from Web3 Foundation and Parity Technologies...

Alert - Kusama Network Phishing Email and Fake Medium Post
Kusama
Alert - Kusama Network Phishing Email and Fake Medium Post

We have learned that a phishing email with the subject line: “1% DOT allocation for KSMs stakeholders” is being circulated from a fraudulent version of the Polkadot.JS domain. Do not respond to this email; it was not sent from the Web3 Foundation nor from our Kusama or Polkadot accounts....

Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1032-1037)
Kusama
Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1032-1037)

Details Runtime version: 1037 Supported natively by Polkadot v0.7.17 Polkadot Git commit hash: f570356 Substrate Git commit hash: 860b79b Council motion: #85...

Kusama’s First Adventure
Kusama
Kusama’s First Adventure

A little chaos ensued on the Kusama network, Polkadot’s canary-net. Here’s a quick summary of the cause and solution....

Polkadot 2019: Year in review
Polkadot
Polkadot 2019: Year in review

I started the last year-end round-up with some statistics, and it seems fitting to continue the trend and report some numbers from this year. In total, the Polkadot project, including Substrate, Grandpa, Cumulus and a few bits of support code, has over three hundred thousand lines of code!...

Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1031)
Upgrade Bulletin
Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1031)

Kusama is about to get a new logic core; here’s the details....

Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1030)
Upgrade Bulletin
Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1030)

Kusama is about to get a new logic core; here’s the details....

Polkadot v0.7.0 and Kusama CC-3
Kusama
Polkadot v0.7.0 and Kusama CC-3

After a little chaos, Kusama is ready for the next chapter: CC-3 and at long last the governance handover....

Kusama CC2: PrePoS
Kusama
Kusama CC2: PrePoS

Kusama just got an upgrade I’m pleased to announce that at exactly 9am today (Zug time), Kusama CC-2 went through a full upgrade to runtime version 1005 as found in Polkadot release v0.6.3....

Kusama CC2
Kusama
Kusama CC2

Three weeks ago, we released Kusama Chain Candidate 1 (CC1). After several key fixes to the Polkadot, including the Babe consensus layer, we’re pleased to release the next chapter in Kusama: CC2....

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