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Zcash news and ZEC prices, with privacy coin updates and reporting, and news about Zcash mainstream adoption.

Zcash Foundation Reveals FPGA Research Results

Can Zcash Blossom Revitalize ZEC’s Price Trend?

On Dec. 11 Zcash activated the Blossom network upgrade. Announced last year, the upgrade halved the block time to 75 seconds to increase throughput....
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pressured to Collect More Private User Information by FATF

The FATF's recent guidelines have widespread implications on what private information exchanges need to track and collect from customers. Here are some insights on...
Zk-STARKs Arrive But Is The Privacy Coin Tech Even Needed

Zk-STARKs Arrive: But Is The Privacy Coin Tech Even Needed?

Zk-STARKs have been long hyped up as a replacement for Zcash's Zk-SNARK system, for one simple reason: they don't require the trusted setup, which...
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A Little Privacy? Coins Zcash And Dash Under Scrutiny

Earlier this year, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued its guidance to member states on a “risk-based approach to virtual assets and virtual...
ZEC trademark duel could affect future dev fund

Zcash Trademark Duel Causes ‘Serious Breakdown’ In Dev Fund Negotiations

A new trademark dispute between the Electric Coin Company (ECC) and the Zcash Foundation (ZF) could spill over into other negotiations, potentially threatening the...
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Privacy Coins Need Not Apply: Coinbase UK Delists Zcash At Bank’s Request

If you're wondering why Coinbase decided to drop Zcash (ZEC) from its U.K. platform, the mystery seems to be solved: the privacy coin was...
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Unbanked In NYC: How A Schoolteacher Is Bringing Cryptocurrency To The South Bronx

"Banking the unbanked" has become something of a cliché in blockchain circles. It brings to mind long queues of Kenyan farmers, migrant workers with...
Zcash Foundation Reveals FPGA Research Results

Zcash Foundation Reveals FPGA Research Results

The Zcash Foundation has revealed the results of its latest research to create new hardware implementations of zk-SNARKs, which is expected to make Zcash...
Why Zcash Developers Are Risking It By Going All-In

Are Zcash Developers Risking Their Future By Going “All In” On ZEC?

In Casino Royale (arguably one of the best of the James Bond movies) the titular hero goes "all-in" during a game of high-stakes poker,...
Zcash Is A Defunct Initiative Says Deloitte Blockchain Specialist

Zcash Is A “Defunct Initiative”, Says Deloitte Blockchain Specialist

One of Deloitte's blockchain specialists has said that the privacy coin Zcash (ZEC) will struggle to develop a long-term use case because it ultimately...

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