Polkadot’s upcoming parachains to be tested on the Kusama Network

Ahead of its long-awaited parachains launch, Polkadot published a comprehensive roadmap where it revealed that all upcoming parachains will be tested and optimized both on regular parachain testnets such as Rococo and on the Kusama Network.
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Theta Network to release limited edition NFT to celebrate Mars Rover landing

Theta Network, the leading decentralized video delivery platform will celebrate the landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars on February 18 with the minting of special collectible and rare NASA-themed non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on its live streaming site Theta.tv, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
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MicroStrategy is reportedly creating an enterprise software product focused on Bitcoin

Enterprise business analytics maker MicroStrategy is reportedly building a software product focused on corporate Bitcoin strategies, two recent job postings suggested.
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Bitcoin blockchain’s hash rate hits new all-time high

The mean hash rate of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain—or the total computational power dedicated to mining—reached a new all-time high of over 176 exahashes per second (EH/s) on Friday, according to crypto metrics platform Glassnode.
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New launch sees Polkadot stablecoin Acala power Ethereum-based DeFi systems

The new Acala EVM brings together Ethereum and Polkadot with a composable, single-wallet that allows users to set their own gas fees and schedule on-chain transactions.
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