Polkadot Digest 17 May 2023

Polkadot News

Did you know that with Polkadot Vault, you can turn almost any old mobile phone into a secure air-gapped signer for Polkadot, Kusama, and many parachains? Polkadot Vault (formerly Parity Signer) · Polkadot Wiki

Polkadot Vault (formerly called Parity Signer) is open-source. You can view the code here: GitHub - paritytech/parity-signer: Air-gapped crypto wallet.

Referendum 115, opening three new HRMP channels (between Statemint and Bitgreen/Subsocial/Manta) has passed. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/115

Kusama News

With only one day left in the current parachain lease auction, Bit.Country has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 188, proposing increasing the number of parachain validators to 250 is now up for vote with 99.7% in favor. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/188

Referendum 190, proposing runtime upgrade for Kusama system parachains Statemint and Collectives, is now up for vote with 99.7% in favor. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/190

Referendum 195, proposing to update relayVrfModuloSamples to 6 in parachain validation configuration, is now up for vote with over 99.9% in favor. Update `relayVrfModuloSamples` in Parachain Config | Polkassembly