Latest Zcash News

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

As we described in our initial blog on Proof-of-Stake Research, we are releasing updates to the Zcash community as we go. (read more)

Posted 4 weeks ago
Perspectives on why NU5 is a historic step forward for human society - Electric Coin Company

Zcash’s Network Upgrade 5 was announced a few days ago. It includes a number of technical improvements to the protocol […] (read more)

Posted 4 weeks ago
Cypherpunks: a Zcash bash with Filecoin Foundation and Flexa

Eventbrite - Electric Coin Co presents Cypherpunks: a Zcash bash with Filecoin Foundation and Flexa - Thursday, June 9, 2022 in Austin, TX. Find event and ticket information. (read more)

Posted 5 weeks ago
Zcash Nixes Trusted Setup, Enters New Era With Major Network Update - Decrypt

Network Upgrade 5, originally announced last June, introduces new features like automatic shielding and unified addresses. (read more)

Posted 5 weeks ago
Zcash’s NU5 Upgrade Goes Live, Boosting Privacy and Removing ‘Trusted Setups’

The privacy coin now allows transactions that are shielded by default, so users no longer have to opt in to hide payment details on the blockchain. (read more)

Posted 5 weeks ago
NU5 activates on mainnet, eliminating trusted setup and launching a new era for Zcash - Electric Coin Company

NU5, the first major upgrade since November 2020, includes the launch of the Orchard shielded payment protocol, utilizing the Halo proving system to remove reliance on complex setup ceremonies. (read more)

Posted 7 weeks ago
BOSL exceptions added for Zcash projects and friendly forks - Electric Coin Company

When ECC announced the release of zcashd 5.0.0, we indicated our intent to add two general exceptions to the BOSL license so that our partners and friendly forks could use the Orchard technology deploying in NU5 in a manner consistent with their current licensing choice. (read more)

Posted 7 weeks ago
ZSAs and Zcash Economics - Electric Coin Company

Over the last 10 months, ECC published a series of blog posts on our work exploring Zcash Shielded Assets (ZSAs), including our plans to perform an economic analysis of various fee mechanisms that could be employed alongside ZSAs. (read more)

Posted 10 weeks ago
Edward Snowden Revealed As Key Participant In Mysterious Ceremony Creating $2 Billion Anonymous Cryptocurrency

The notorious whistle-blower acknowledges he was the sixth person who participated in an elaborate 2016 ceremony that led to the creation of zcash, a leading privacy protecting cryptocurrency now valued at $2 billion. (read more)

Posted 18 weeks ago
Zcash es dinero digital, descentralizado y privado

En este primer artículo del blog de Zcash Español deseamos que conozcas los aspectos más relevantes de esta moneda digital: Zcash es una moneda digital, o criptomoneda, como bitcoin. De hecho, Zcash… (read more)

Posted 25 weeks ago
Zcash Arborist Call - Electric Coin Company

First Arborist Call of the new year! The Zcash Arborist Calls are bi-weekly protocol development meetings focused on tracking upcoming […] (read more)

Posted 29 weeks ago
NU5 and Halo Arc timeline update - Electric Coin Company

The new April activation target for NU5 will correspond with the release of the Halo Arc product suite, which includes an 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 30 weeks ago
Zcash 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 32 weeks ago
ECC roadmap calls for focus on wallet, proof of stake and interoperability - Electric Coin Company

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 34 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 35 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 37 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 38 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 38 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 40 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)

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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.

As we described in our initial blog on Proof-of-Stake Research, we are releasing updates to the Zcash community as we go. (read more)


Zcash’s Network Upgrade 5 was announced a few days ago. It includes a number of technical improvements to the protocol […] (read more)


Eventbrite - Electric Coin Co presents Cypherpunks: a Zcash bash with Filecoin Foundation and Flexa - Thursday, June 9, 2022 in Austin, TX. Find event and ticket information. (read more)


Network Upgrade 5, originally announced last June, introduces new features like automatic shielding and unified addresses. (read more)


The privacy coin now allows transactions that are shielded by default, so users no longer have to opt in to hide payment details on the blockchain. (read more)


NU5, the first major upgrade since November 2020, includes the launch of the Orchard shielded payment protocol, utilizing the Halo proving system to remove reliance on complex setup ceremonies. (read more)


When ECC announced the release of zcashd 5.0.0, we indicated our intent to add two general exceptions to the BOSL license so that our partners and friendly forks could use the Orchard technology deploying in NU5 in a manner consistent with their current licensing choice. (read more)

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