Latest Zcash News

Here's the most recent breaking news headlines on Zcash (ZEC) from across the internet and social media.

It has become clear that the best way for ECC to contribute to the Zcash community over the next three years is to release an official ECC wallet on top of a highly interoperable Zcash protocol that leverages proof-of-stake consensus. (read more)

Posted 4 weeks ago
ECC, Agoric and a path to composable smart contracts using ZEC - Electric Coin Company

Agoric could be game-changing, both in itself as well as for ZEC users. Now that the Agoric mainnet has launched, we are ready to take the next step of bringing Agoric and Zcash capabilities together. (read more)

Posted 5 weeks ago
Zcash Arborist Call - Electric Coin Company

The Zcash Arborist Calls are bi-weekly protocol development meetings focused on tracking upcoming protocol deployment logistics, consensus node implementation issues, […] (read more)

Posted 7 weeks ago
Web surveys provide info on Zcash usage and reputation - Electric Coin Company

ECC use these Zcash surveys, as well as other data points such as coin-holder polls and recommendations from the Scientific Advisory Group, to inform product roadmap. (read more)

Posted 8 weeks ago
ECC’s North Star: Building a world-class UX for ZEC - Electric Coin Company

Last week, in our tertile planning sessions, we set a multi-year “North Star” and codified our plans across departments for the next four months. Everything we do will be in support of this focus: To deliver a world-class user experience for ZEC. (read more)

Posted 9 weeks ago
Coin-holder poll: results summary - Electric Coin Company

In ECC’s coin-holder poll, participants strongly supported changing Zcash’s mining algorithm away from proof of work as their first priority as measured by weight, receiving 85% of the weighted vote. (read more)

Posted 10 weeks ago
Zcash coin-holder polling open now - Electric Coin Company

ECC has opened its non-binding, coin-weighted ZEC-holder poll ahead of NU5 activation, to gather sentiment regarding development priorities for Zcash and Chris Burniske’s proposal to amend ZIP 1014. (read more)

Posted 14 weeks ago
ECC timeline updates and planning for 2022 - Electric Coin Company

And we’re planning for a big January release of the Halo Arc product suite, including the NU5-compatible Zcashd, an updated ECC Reference Wallet, updated mobile wallet SDKs, and features that will enable Zcash to be Shielded by Default. (read more)

Posted 14 weeks ago
Let’s give ZEC holders a voice - Electric Coin Company

ECC will facilitate a non-binding coin-weighted ZECholder poll ahead of NU5 activation to gather sentiment regarding the development priorities for Zcash and Chris Burniske’s proposal to amend ZIP 1014. (read more)

Posted 16 weeks ago
ZOMG Open Call for Candidates 2021

Zcash Foundation Blog~ The largest slice of the Zcash Dev Fund (40%) is earmarked for major grants “to fund independent teams entering the Zcash ecosystem, to perform major ongoing development work (or other word) for the public good of the Zcash ecosystem”. While the funds are administered by… (read more)

Posted 16 weeks ago
What would a Zcash Proof-of-Stake transition look like? - Electric Coin Company

A successful transition to Proof of Stake would necessarily require support from Zcash users, a legitimate governance process, and a well designed technical migration process. This post outlines what the technical migration process might look like at the top level. (read more)

Posted 17 weeks ago
New releases to help enable Zcash Shielded by Default - Electric Coin Company

We’re introducing “auto-shielding” in our mobile wallet SDKs and unified addresses at the Zcash protocol level. In supporting wallets, these two features ensure your Zcash transaction and balance information is automatically encrypted — Shielded by Default — in the latest, most secure shielded pool. (read more)

Posted 19 weeks ago
Zcash Mini-Documentary & Educational Series

Long-form Proposal Click here for long-form, detailed proposal. Description of Problem or Opportunity The general public does not know about Zcash, zero-knowledge proofs, the Zcash community, or how Zcash and its underlying technology applies to their lives. Beyond the problem of a lack of awarene… (read more)

Posted 20 weeks ago
Empower people with economic freedom | Electric Coin Company

Electric Coin Co. builds and supports technology to provide people with access to a fair and open currency — regardless of location or demographic. ECC launched Zcash — a privacy-protecting, digital currency built on vanguard science — in 2016. (read more)

Posted 23 weeks ago
Gardening Club - Electric Coin Company

The Zcash Gardening Club brings together open source developers across the Zcash ecosystem once a month. Each meeting consists of […] (read more)

Posted 23 weeks ago
Arborist Call - Electric Coin Company

The Zcash Arborist Calls are bi-weekly protocol development meetings focused on tracking upcoming protocol deployment logistics, consensus node implementation issues, […] (read more)

Posted 25 weeks ago
Zcash Upcoming Upgrade First Step in Move Away From Trusted Setup

Electric Coin Company (ECC) just launched the testnet of its Network Upgrade 5 (NU5)for its privacy coin Zcash. This upgrade features multiple Zcash... (read more)

Posted 27 weeks ago
Trezor support for Zcash shielded transactions

Trezor full support for Zcash Orchard (ZIP-224) shielded transactions. Project includes necessary additions to Trezor firmware and Suite app (read more)

Posted 27 weeks ago
ECC exploring Zcash-Shielded Assets - Electric Coin Company

For some time, ECC has been considering the possibility of implementing Zcash UDAs (“User-Defined Assets”) to allow the creation of Zcash-“wrapped” tokens. We’re excited about the potential benefits of an economically extensible Zcash protocol made possible with what we’re calling ZSAs. (read more)

Posted 27 weeks ago
Zcash (ZEC) / Transaction Detail / $6,139,859 from unknown wallet to unknown wallet - ClankApp

Zcash whale transaction with a value of 6,139,859 USD (39,884.753 ZEC) move from unknown wallet to unknown wallet - 2021-06-02T14:24:49 (GMT 0) (read more)

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Latest Zcash News

Here's the most recent breaking news headlines on Zcash (ZEC) from across the internet and social media.

It has become clear that the best way for ECC to contribute to the Zcash community over the next three years is to release an official ECC wallet on top of a highly interoperable Zcash protocol that leverages proof-of-stake consensus. (read more)


Agoric could be game-changing, both in itself as well as for ZEC users. Now that the Agoric mainnet has launched, we are ready to take the next step of bringing Agoric and Zcash capabilities together. (read more)


The Zcash Arborist Calls are bi-weekly protocol development meetings focused on tracking upcoming protocol deployment logistics, consensus node implementation issues, […] (read more)


ECC use these Zcash surveys, as well as other data points such as coin-holder polls and recommendations from the Scientific Advisory Group, to inform product roadmap. (read more)


Last week, in our tertile planning sessions, we set a multi-year “North Star” and codified our plans across departments for the next four months. Everything we do will be in support of this focus: To deliver a world-class user experience for ZEC. (read more)


In ECC’s coin-holder poll, participants strongly supported changing Zcash’s mining algorithm away from proof of work as their first priority as measured by weight, receiving 85% of the weighted vote. (read more)


ECC has opened its non-binding, coin-weighted ZEC-holder poll ahead of NU5 activation, to gather sentiment regarding development priorities for Zcash and Chris Burniske’s proposal to amend ZIP 1014. (read more)

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