Exciting announcement everyone! With the increasing number of activities in Zilliqa's pipeline which are focused on driving partnerships, platform adoption and use cases - we've decided to hire one of your very own to support us. Join me in welcoming Mark Kamphuis as head of branding and marketing at Zilliqa! We're excited to get his inputs along this journey of taking Zilliqa to the next stage of growth. Read more here: blog.zilliqa.com/zilliqa-amps-up-marketing-team-hires-from-the-community-b597b5ec1f10
Hi all, our Co-Founder Amrit Kumar, Compiler Developer Jacob Johannsen, and Lead Languages Designer Ilya Sergey have put together a great article introducing cashflow analyser, a solution that enables smart contracts to handle money better and more securely. You can read all about it here: blog.zilliqa.com/introducing-the-zil-cashflow-smart-contract-analyser-ded8b4d84362
Zilliqa is scheduled to end its bootstrap phase in the coming week, after which processing of transactions will be enabled. Thanks to all the support we’ve received from the mining community during this time! For further details, you can check forum.zilliqa.com/t/end-of-bootstrap-phase/553
Calling all bug hunters! In conjunction with BugCrowd, Zilliqa invites you to test and help secure our primary publicly facing assets - focusing on our cryptocurrency platform and smart contract language/implementation. We are awarding $150-$5000 per vulnerability found. Check out bugcrowd.com/zilliqa?preview=fd8e67b9c72ece08adbb808f71f6bfff for more details.
Dear All, We are thrilled to announce that the Zilliqa mainnet has launched! This is a monumental milestone for the team and community. You may visit the block explorer at explorer.zilliqa.com. For mining on the Zilliqa mainnet, please refer to github.com/Zilliqa/Zilliqa/wiki/Mining. Token Swap We are glad to announce that we are working with the following exchanges to support the token swap from ERC20 to native ZIL tokens, which is expected to commence from late Q1 2019. The exact timelines will differ for exchanges. Please note that there is no action required from ZIL token holders at the moment. Binance Upbit Huobi Coinbase and Coinbase Custody Korbit Coinone Gate.io Bittrex Gopax Koinex Coinhako You can also check out blog.zilliqa.com/zilliqa-mainnet-the-launch-and-beyond-4cd7e113369f for more details.
The Zilliqa Mainnet is launching 31 Jan 2019. ERC20 ZIL tokens can continue to be transferred till end June 2019, when token swap is expected to complete. There is currently no action required from exchanges, wallets, token holders.
As we countdown to the upcoming mainnet launch, here is a quick update on what to expect. This post covers the features that will be available on the Zilliqa mainnet and also, in light of the recent 51% attacks on other chains, how we are going to ensure security on the Zilliqa network in the early stages. We look forward to sharing more with all of you on mainnet launch on January 31. Cheers! blog.zilliqa.com/zilliqa-project-update-89f77583419
We will be sending a large amount of ZIL ERC20 tokens from our reserve wallet to cold storage wallets to strengthen internal safeguarding. Please do not be alarmed. This does not affect the circulating supply of ZIL or our token vesting schedule in any way.
Public mining on our Testnet v3 is now available. We invite miners to test Zilliqa’s more eco-friendly version of mining, where mining rewards are also more evenly distributed. Detailed instructions at github.com/Zilliqa/Zilliqa/wiki/Mining
Zilliqa Testnet v3.0 Mao Shan Wang is now live. This is a major technical milestone — as far as we know, this is the first fully-fledged testnet in the world to implement network, transaction, and smart contract sharding. blog.zilliqa.com/announcing-testnet-v3-0-codename-mao-shan-wang-fc91189ba3fa
An update on the Zilliqa Mainnet progress - Testnet will be open to external miners end of Nov 2018 and mainnet release expected Jan 2019. For more details, please refer to twitter.com/zilliqa/status/1060493269769969664
We are excited to share Project Update #20. We have been making progress on key technical features like gas rewards, fallback mechanism, and PoW Ordering Verification. We have been improving our developer tools and have also introduced a new safety feature for Scilla that helps to identify potential leakages of funds. blog.zilliqa.com/zilliqa-project-update-20-progress-in-core-tech-features-scilla-safety-features-36861dbde366
Blockchain developers: join our Scilla hands-on workshop at San Francisco Blockchain Week by applying for a free 2-day workshop pass at tinyurl.com/zilliqa-devs
Excited to provide an update on Project Proton - a digital advertising blockchain initiative we are working on with advertising heavyweights Mindshare, Mediamath, The Rubicon Project, Integral Ad Science. More details available at blog.zilliqa.com/project-proton-updates-on-the-mindshare-initiative-c464b33d259f
Happy to share the first batch of 12 BuildonZIL Ecosystem Grant awardees that will also be working alongside us to build infrastructure and also new applications on Zilliqa. These include Web3 libraries, wallets, extensions, smart contract libraries, Scilla language server, games as well as a cross-chain protocol for BTC issuance. A big thank you to all those who participated and we look forward to receiving more applications in future! blog.zilliqa.com/announcing-the-first-zilliqa-ecosystem-grant-awardees-4ccb39ef83c9
We are happy to announce that our Scilla codebase is now open source: github.com/Zilliqa/scilla. Scilla is a safe-by-design smart contract language being developed for Zilliqa. We take this opportunity to invite the community to contribute to the project and help us find bugs.
Zilliqa Testnet v2.0 - Codename: D24 is here. You can read the detailed write-up at our blogpost here medium.com/zilliqa/zilliqa-testnet-v2-0-codename-d24-ea7ca75adc70
We are glad to announce the details of the Zilliqa Ecosystem Grant Programme. A grant pool of USD 5M (equiv.) will be available for developers to build tools, libraries and Dapps on/for Zilliqa. More details on the programme and its scope are given in our blog post: blog.zilliqa.com/buildonzil-introducing-the-zilliqa-ecosystem-grant-programme-6ccb98892712
Scilla is a new smart contract language that is secure by design. We will be releasing the test version of Scilla end of June with Testnet v2.0. Find out more at epicenter.tv/episode/238/
Major updates from our meetup in Singapore: 1.) Code for the Ziliqa platform has been open sourced and sharding is live globally at explorer.zilliqa.com 2.) ZIL now ranked #25 globally with USD 1B market cap and listed on 2 new exchanges (Dex.top by Bitmain and Korbit). 3.) Read more on the 3 ways we are driving adoption, our demo of our new smart contract language Scilla, and future roadmap at blog.zilliqa.com/zilliqas-first-progress-update-event-partnerships-project-grants-and-the-unveiling-of-scilla-74fd397ca4c6
Zilliqa Testnet v1.0 launched & upgraded, 1,000 nodes running for 2 weeks so far: improving node joining and recovery, better stability. Try it out here: Explorer (explorer.zilliqa.com/), Wallet (wallet.zilliqa.com/), and get test tokens (bit.ly/2qxfAHI)
Excited to be part of blockfolio signal. Here is our first update. Zilliqa biweekly update has just been released. This update highlights testnet release & recent trips to S. Korea, China and Japan meeting with corporations, presenting at academic institutions, and holding meetups. Read more from bit.ly/2JO6s9B.