Parachute Weekly Update: Parachute Crypto League, Constellation Mainnet Launched, Uptrennd Blockchain Awards, $COTI on Bidesk... – 24 Apr - 30 Apr'20

Parachute Weekly Update: Parachute Crypto League, Constellation Mainnet Launched, Uptrennd Blockchain Awards, $COTI on Bidesk... – 24 Apr - 30 Apr'20

By Abhijoy Sarkar | Parachute-Fans | 24 May 2020


Sup Parachuters! Eid Mubarak to everyone around the world. Continuing with our weekly update catch up series, here’s your week at Parachute + partners (24 Apr - 30 Apr'20):

 

The Parachute-themed Crypto Leagues weekly game went live this week. As Cap said last week: "...it’s a game where you get play money to invest in any coins ya want. At the end of the week whoever does the best is going to win some PAR...It’s not real money" and top 5 get cool $PAR prizes from a 400k $PAR pot..."anyone who signs up and partipicates is going to get some PAR!". Hope you got a chance to get in. Don't forget to share feedback with Mark (@Kryptopia) in Parachute or the Crypto Leagues Telegram channel. Before the start of the game, Kyle (@Liquidh8) was kind enough to share some trading 101 lessons with other Parachuters. Don’t forget to check out Rakesh’s (Mr. Nobody on Telegram) massive $PAR giveaway on Twitter. Gian’s 2FT theme continued its journey along the alphabet train with "videos featuring bands or artists whose name starts with the letters Q, R, S, or T". As always, you can catch up on all the posts from Sebastian’s playlist. Interesting Parena rules Foo. Haha. And congrats to Carlos for winning the finale. Victor’s trivia in TTR was pretty fun as well. Jason's #wholesomewed prompt for this week was mad libs: "I want you to create one! It needs to have atleast 3 prompts for me to answer and then tell me what the mad libs says...".

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Call-of-Duty – Doc Vic Edition

 

The weekly 20k $AXPR burn happened like clockwork. aXpire’s Bilr application now has a dedicated YouTube channel. Should becoming a Citizen be made mandatory for using the XIO dApp? Current XIO Citizens discussed on this topic for this week’s #XIOSocial talks. Zachary’s latest Around the Block post shared thoughts of 33 crypto personalities on what it would take for crypto to gain mass adoption. Birdchain crew published an article detailing the history of SMS messages along with some cool trivia. If you have issues using the app, don’t forget to send them an email. Congratulations to Voyager for being named as an Honoree in the Annual Webby Awards for 2020. Click here and here to read Fantom’s latest technical and general updates. The technical update also covers a sneak peek into the upcoming Ledger integration. Click here to see that in action. If you have been wondering how to stake $FTM from MyEtherWallet, check out Michael’s explainer video. The crew sat down for a virtual meetup with MakerDAO this week. Uptrennd crossed 90k+ users this week. Woohoo! As hinted last week, Uptrennd launched their first community-driven blockchain awards this week with a crowd-sourced nomination process. Beaxy exchange joined the platform. Click here to check the latest stats on the platform. Altcoin Buzz also published an overview of Uptrennd. A Freewrite contest was started for the creatively inclined. CEO Jeff Kirdeikis appeared for an interview with BeInCrypto to discuss the current state of cryptocurrencies. You can watch the full interview here.

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The new Uptrennd login page looks fresh

 

To read the latest District Weekly from District0x, click here. And for the biweekly Dev Update, click here. Hydro added Amazon Web Services’ Key Management Service (KMS) as an integration. The team also published a blogpost on blockchain use cases in banking and payments. To read on the latest Sentivate code updates, click herehere and here. Mycro announced a partnership with Bitbook to have their campaign hosted on the Mycro Hunter App. OST Head of Engagement Simona Pop will be speaking at Ready Layer One’s community event next week. If you’re a SelfKey Newsletter reader and have feedback regarding it, don’t forget to share it with them. The first set of most voted for feature ideas by the community were added to the Mobile App this week. The team shared tips for WFH professionals. Plus, a introduction article on crypto lending. Looking for some fresh $DAG merch? Constellation’s new gift shop is here. Saweet! And finally, congratulations on the mainnet launch. If you follow Wibson, you’ll know that they are a regular in the Ethereum meetup circuit. This week, the crew joined the Ethereum Buenos Aires meetup that featured speakers from MakerDAO and Decentraland. The new IntelliShare website was launchedHere’s an operation manual to navigate around it. In order to be achieve DAO-like governance, the project opened up recruitment for its 6th Autonomous Committee. Part 2 of GET Protocol CEO Maarten Bloemers’ interview with HKB News of Korea was released. Click here to read the project update summary of April.

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Fresh Constellation merch from the newly opened gift store

 

Harmony moved into the final testing phase or Pangaea Phase 3 this week. Lots of rewards in store for the community. If you’re just starting to read up on Harmony, do check out the introduction and testnet staking 101 articles. Co-founder Sahil Dewan was interviewed by CXO Worldwide where he talked about DeFi and how Harmony could play a role in Indian scene. His interview on Crypto News Point was also published this week. $ONE is now supported on Guarda Wallet. Founder Stephen Tse spoke at the Block Covid Virtual Summit. Click here to watch. If you have a Harmony Validator on Ankr, don’t forget to check out the updates. The team held a quiz in preparation for Open Staking. For the latest #pow thread, click here. Folks working on smart contracts on the Harmony Network, hopefully you didn’t miss the webinar this week. If you did, fret not. You can watch it here. Nikolaos Kostopoulos from the team attended a roundtable representing Harmony. Stephen also sat down for a community AMA along with a series of video updates (12345) to close off the week. COTI’s first testnet operator joined as a mainnet operator this week. Speaks volumes of the community stickiness. Constellation will be running an advanced node on COTI’s network starting next month. Bidesk listed $COTI with $BTC and $USDT pairings. The token was added to Blockfolio Signal as well. So all users of the tracker will get push notifications for the project updates. And here’s a bit of epicness that nobody should miss – A bonafide dance contest by $DYT and $INE fans. Check out the videos here. Haha. So awesome. And congratulations to the winners! $DYT was listed on ETOR exchange. The staking program allows HODLers to earn 1% bonus every month. How? Click here to find out.

 

And with that, it’s a wrap! See you again with another update. Cheers!

 

P.S. The cover pic for this article features a snapshot from the Crypto Leagues game platform.

 

This article is a repost of our weekly update post.


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