Polkadot Digest 21 Feb 2023

Polkadot News

Polkadot 0.9.38 has been released with MEDIUM upgrade priority. Release Polkadot v0.9.38 · paritytech/polkadot · GitHub

Hashed Network has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Polkadot Auctions #40-41 and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Today at 16.00 CET (14.00 UTC), Brushfam will be holding a Twitter spaces with me, Astar, Aleph Zero and others to discuss ink!, the Rust-based smart contract programming language. https://twitter.com/brushfam_io/status/1627734464083230720?s=46&t=9CJUssmuA90tIPMyBk2paA

Interested in trying out ink! for yourself? Check out setup instructions, tutorials, and more information here: https://use.ink/

Kusama News

With 2 days left in the current parachain lease auction, Parathread ID 2258 is in the lead, but parathread ID 2259 has also been in the lead during the Ending Period. Polkadot/Substrate Portal