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- The hard fork Mary was successfully activated on the Cardano mainnet yesterday.
- The first 270 native tokens were generated from one ofThe first being the LQ token of Cardano's first DeFi project, Liqwid Finance.
Mission accomplished. The protocol update "Mary Cardano successfully activated on the mainnet last night at 21:44:51 UTC. With this, the network has entered its multi-asset era, meaning developers can create Cardano and issue them to the mainnet. In addition, the update is an important step in the current deployment of the kernel Features of the Goguen era , which will be completed by the end of the second quarter with the deployment of the last of three HFC events called "Alonzo".
ADA owners can egalso download the new Daedalus Flight wallet - a testnet version of the upcoming Daedalus mainnet wallet - or Yoroi's latest version from yesterday to try out the multi-asset features. In a new video, Charles Hoskinson commented on Mary's launch as follows:
The CEO of IOG also provided an update on upcoming events in March and beyond. In addition to the data "Special Africa ", which has already been registered in recent days, Cardano will also reach full decentralization in March by generating all blocks by non-federal stake mining sources, among other things. Hoskinson said:
Already 270 Cardano-based tokens minted
As website https://pool.pm/tokens reveals, 270 tokens have already been minted on the Cardano mainnet at time of writing. The first tokens minted, all in the same block, were ATADA, CENT, FIRST, Firs tCoin, LQ, TSLA, gimbal and nutcoin. The best known to date is certainly the LQ token from the Liqwid Finance project.
Like CNF reported , Liqwid Finance is one of the winners of the Wyoming Hackathon 2020 and could be one of the first DeFi projects on the Cardano blockchain. Once all of Goguen's components are launched on the mainnet, the project aims to enable its users to earn the LQ governance token by providing liquidity.
The innovative aspect of Liqwid Finance protocol is that it will allow users to provide liquidity with ADA without losing their rewards.th stake. Only users who provide liquidity with ADA or other native assets will be able to earn the token through Yield Farming. Yesterday the project generated 21 million LQ tokens.