Polkadot ($DOT), Kusama ($KSM), and Cardano ($ADA) Lead the Crypto Development Race, Data Shows

The “blockchain of blockchains” Polkadot ($DOT) is currently the leading cryptocurrency network by development activity, and it’s followed by Kusama ($KSM), a public pre-production environment for it, and by smart contract platform Cardano ($ADA). That’s according to data from on-chain analytics firm Santiment, Polkadot has managed to maintain its position as the leading cryptocurrency in […]

Tether CTO Addresses Stablecoin’s Fiat Backing As $USDT Launches on Kusama ($KSM)

On Wednesday (April 13), Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Tether (and Bitfinex), said the fiat-backed stablecoin issuer has been taking “enormous steps” to increase transparency and to “reduce dramatically” its exposure to commercial paper. Tether, which was launched in 2014, is the issuer of the dollar-pegged stablecoin with the same name. Tether tokens are supported on […]

$DOT: Gavin Wood Talks About the Future of Polkadot in 2022

On Friday (31 December 2021), British computer scientist Dr. Gavin Wood, co-founder of Ethereum ($ETH), Polkadot ($DOT), and Kusama ($KSM), talked about “what the Polkadot project achieved over 2021” and what lies ahead in 2022. Here is an overview of Polkadot using information from the Polkadot website: “Polkadot is a network protocol that allows arbitrary data—not just tokens—to be transferred across blockchains. This means […]

Crypto Analyst on Two Gravity-Defying Altcoins: Solana ($SOL) and Kusama ($KSM)

Recently, crypto analyst/influencer Elliot Wainman, the owner/host of YouTube channel “EllioTrades Crypto” talked to his over 340K subscribers about two L1 blockchain projects: Solana ($SOL) and Kusama ($KSM). Wainman said: “I wanted to cover Salona here, which is only down 30%. As you can see, over the last you know 30 days or so, we got […]

Ethereum and Polkadot Co-Founder Gavin Wood on the Kusama ($KSM) Parachain Auctions

Last week, British computer scientist Dr. Gavin Wood, co-founder of Ethereum ($ETH), Polkadot ($DOT), and Kusama ($KSM), talked about the upcoming rollout of Kusama’s parachain auctions. Here is how Wood started introducing Kusama in September 2019 at a presentation he gave at DOTCon0.5: “Kusama is what we have termed a ‘canary network’, a testnet that […]

Coin Bureau: Kusama ($KSM) Could Explode Following Parachain Slot Auction Launch

Recently, pseudo-anonymous crypto analyst and influencer “Coin Bureau” explained why he is so bullish on Kusama (KSM). Here is what the Kusama team say about the upcoming parachain slot auctions: The key to Kusama’s scalable multichain architecture, parachains connect to the network by leasing a slot on the Relay Chain via permissionless auction. As Polkadot’s […]

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