Syscoin Weekly Update #73
This weekly update is written by the Syscoin Development and Marketing Team (SDMT) to bring you all the latest Syscoin, Blockchain Foundry and SDMT news. Weekly updates, other articles and a lot more can also be found on the syscoin.community website.
Syscoin and BCF News
BRIDGE LAUNCH SUCCESSFUL!
We are delighted to announce the successful mainnet launch of the Syscoin Bridge protocol, representing a significant technological leap in blockchain interoperability. Block 348,000 was reached at 4:02AM UTC on January 28th 2020, activating Syscoin Bridge. Welcome to interoperability that aligns with Nakamoto ideals - trustless, permissionless, decentralized, secure, and available.
Read more here, or check out the intro video below.
Bridge Launch News Coverage
We were overwhelmed by the media response to the Bridge launch - below is a hand-picked selection of some of our favourites...
Forbes: "Enterprises that look to make blockchain more usable by choosing platforms like Syscoin's Z-DAG network for faster transactions then also benefit from holding onto the power of Ethereum smart contracts." -Darryn Pollock@Forbes article link in comments!#interoperability pic.twitter.com/eCIGUx94SE— Syscoin (@syscoin) January 29, 2020
IVAN ON TECH
Skip to 45m50s for Ivan's assessment below...
MORE GREAT ARTICLES...
NBC2: Blockchain Foundry Activates World's First Bridge Between the Syscoin and Ethereum Blockchains
YahooFinance: Syscoin Launches Fully Decentralized Bridge with Ethereum
IHODL: Could Syscoins New Ethereum Bridge Help Further Accelerate DeFi Adoption in 2020?
Fintoism: The Syscoin Ethereum Bridge Provides true Decentralized Blockchain Interoperability
CryptoBriefing: Syscoin Launches “Bridge” Feature Introducing Ethereum Interoperability
U.Today: Syscoin (SYS) Launches Fully Decentralized Bridge With Ethereum (ETH)
TechTelegraph: Blockchain Foundry Activates World’s First Bridge Between the Syscoin and Ethereum Blockchains
CryptoNinjas: Syscoin-Ethereum Bridge protocol DApp now live
Coinspeaker: Syscoin’s Newly Launched Bridge Aims to Solve Ethereum’s Scalability Problem
Crypto Daily: Syscoin Launches Bridge For Token Interoperability With Ethereum
MORE YOUTUBE COVERAGE
Cryptocurrency News (skip to 5m38s)
UPDATES TO DISCORD
The Discord channel has been revamped to simplify the topic categories and make navigation more user-friendly - if you're not already a member you can join here!
Dan & Jag AMA
Due to technical difficulties the live video AMA with Dan Wasyluk and Jag Sidhu was not broadcast as planned on January 30th. A new date will be scheduled soon. Join the Discord channel to get the latest on this.