Polkadot (DOT) unveils XCM V3

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Polkadot (DOT) unveils XCM V3

Polkadot announced the go-live of an upgrade to its Cross-Consensus Messaging (XCM) infrastructure.

The new Polkadot (DOT) XCM V3 is expected to foster cross-chain interoperability, frictionless cryptoasset transfers, NFT support, and more.

Polkadot XCM V3 now live 

Gavin Wood, the co-founder of Polkadot and former CTO of the Ethereum Foundation, has revealed via Twitter that the highly anticipated Cross-Consensus Messaging (XCM) V3 has been successfully merged into the blockchain project’s GitHub repository.

The 42-year-old Polkadot and Kusama creator has made it clear that the launch of XCM V3 will bring a vast array of essential improvements to the Polkadot ecosystem, including seamless cryptoasset transfers, enhanced cross-chain interoperability, non-fungible token (NFT) support and more.

Polkadot’s native DOT token has seen decent price growth in the past seven days, up by more than 22 percent. At press time, DOT is exchanging hands for $5.95, with a market cap of $6.58 billion, making it the world’s 12th-largest cryptocurrency.

As U.S. authorities continue to make efforts to bring regulatory clarity to its blockchain space by properly classifying digital assets, the Web3 Foundation recently made it clear to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the DOT token is not a security.

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Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel is a graduate of Mass Communication and Media Studies. He joined the blockchain movement in 2016 when a friend of his introduced him to an investment platform accepting bitcoin. He has never looked back since then. Emmanuel believes the world needs real change and freedom from poverty. He sees crypto and the underlying distributed ledger technology as the catalyst to a better future for all.