September 21, 1:03 pm
|Moondance Labs Introduces Tanssi ContainerChains: The Next Phase in Appc...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Tortola, BVI, Massachusetts, September 21st, 2023]
Moondance Labs, the company developing the Tanssi appchain infrastructure protocol, announced today ContainerChains, a more efficient and developer-friendly solution to deploying application-specific blockchains (appchains).
The rise of appchains is valued for their dedicated block...
September 20, 8:18 pm
|Circle's USDC Stablecoin is Now Available on Polkadot Asset Hub|
Circle, a stablecoin issuer, has introduced the USDC stablecoin into the Polkadot ecosystem of parachains. This move signifies a significant extension of the accessibility of this dollar-backed stablecoin across different blockchain networks.
As detailed on Circle's official website, developers and users can now readily access Polkadot USDC. That m...
April 17, 2:35 pm
|Astar Network CEO Sota Watanabe to Shed Light on Why Japan is Embracing ...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Tokyo, Japan, April 17th, 2023]
Astar Network, a smart contracts platform for multichain, is delighted to announce that its Founder and CEO Sota Watanabe will be presenting at the prestigious Consensus 2023 event in Austin, Texas. He will be taking the stage on Thursday, April 27 at 11:00 - 11:30 CT.
Sota Watanabe will be discussin...
April 08, 7:14 am
|Astar Network's ASTR Token Registered on JVCEA's 'Green List' After List...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Tokyo, Japan, April 7th, 2023]
The Japan Virtual and Crypto Assets Exchange Association (JVCEA)’s Green List dramatically speeds up the token listing on member exchanges, accelerating adoption
Astar Network, a smart contracts platform for multichain, officially announces the listing of its native ASTR token on Huobi Japan, wh...
February 18, 8:23 pm
|Sony Network and Astar Network to Co-Host a Web3 Incubation Program|
Sony Network Communications (a tech provider under the umbrella of the Sony Group) partnered with Polkadot's innovation hub - Astar Network - to present a Web3 Incubation Program.
Users willing to join can apply until March 6, 2023.
Focusing on NFTs and DAOs
According to a document seen by CryptoPotato, the program will run from mid-Mar...
January 09, 3:00 pm
|Polkadot's Astar Network Introduces XVM Functionality to Boost Multichai...|
Astar Network - a smart contract innovation hub that connects the Polkadot ecosystem to all Layer 1 blockchains - launched its Cross-Virtual Machine (XVM) on the public testnet Shibuya.
It enables projects building on Astar to interact with other smart contract ecosystems, including the WebAssembly (WASM) and Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM).
December 11, 8:30 am
|Astar Network CEO: Webassembly Smart Contracts Are Going to 'Pull a Lot ...|
Ethereum is almost universally credited for kickstarting the Web3 revolution after it brought to life the concept of smart contracts. However, some in the Web3 community, like Astar Network's Sota Watanabe, believe the protocol cannot 'build the innovative future of blockchain alone.' In addition, some critics point to the language obstacle which t...
September 07, 10:19 am
|KuCoin Identifies Inaccurate Information in Acala's Community Proposal|
Acala - one of the first Polkadot parachains - recently rolled out a yield-bearing liquidity pool for aUSD and a form of wrapped bitcoin, which contained a bug that was soon exploited by the hackers resulting in 1.2 billion aUSD being minted without collateral.
This week, the protocol launched a report detailing the exploit along with a proposal to...
August 25, 12:58 pm
|Blockdaemon Empowers Web3 Devs and Institutions to Run Their Own Collato...|
[PRESS RELEASE - Los Angeles, United States, 24th August 2022]
Astar Network, the innovation hub on Polkadot, is thrilled to announce that it has integrated Blockdaemon, the world’s largest institutional-grade blockchain infrastructure company for node management and staking, as a collator. The partnership will enable Blockdaemon’s inst...
August 10, 1:05 pm
|Astar Network Partners Acala to Boost DeFi on Polkadot|
Polkadot’s innovation hub Astar Network has partnered with DeFi network Acala to boost decentralized finance (DeFi) by unlocking new opportunities and rewards for developers in the Polkadot ecosystem.
The two entities have joined forces to launch a new DeFi program dubbed “Astar x Acala DeFi Rising.”
The DeFi Rising Pr...
August 04, 3:19 pm
|Polkadot-based gateway Astar Network now supported on blockchain develop...|
Alchemy, a blockchain development platform, announced it now supports Polkadot parachain Astar Network, delivering developers more tools and services to build on the multi-chain smart contract hub.
“Supporting the developer ecosystem is Astar’s driving motivation. By partnering with Alchemy and making their blockchain engine available t...
May 07, 1:01 pm
|Almost 130 Million Polkadot (DOT) Locked in Parachains as of Q1 2022, Re...|
Crypto analytics resource Messari published a report on Polkadot's Q1 performance, outlining the layer-zero protocol's price action, network usage, latest developments in staking and decentralization, and possibilities ahead.
The paper stated that Polkadot has successfully completed 13 parachain slot auctions, with a total of 127.8 million DOT &nda...
May 04, 1:00 pm
|Polkadot XCM Format Goes Live, Enables NFT Functionalities|
Cross-chain interoperability protocol Polkadot has announced the launch of its messaging system dubbed XCM (cross-consensus messaging) to allow communication and transfer of digital assets between its parachains.
Polkadot Launches Cross-Chain Messaging
In a press release shared with CryptoPotato on Wednesday, the project noted that messages sent ac...