Blockchain platform Polkadot stated that parachains are ready to go live. Parachains are blocks that connect with Polkadot's central chain called Relay Chain. They are meant to expand the blockchain's environment, building scalable multi-chain architecture.
Currently, Polkassemmbly holds voting over the first Parachain auction.
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