Thursday, November 23, 2017

Zcash Developers Update 11-10-17

By Paige Peterson DevCon3 & Zcash family gathering Before diving into the recap of engineering work, I’d like to share that after our successful participation in...

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  • New Release: 1.0.13 November 20, 2017
    Today we're announcing the release of Zcash 1.0.13, introducing new features, performance improvements and bug fixes. Our new low-memory prover reduces memory usage by 43% when generating a shielded transaction, from 3 GB to 1.7 GB. An experimental feature, payment disclosure, can help services better manage their …
    Simon Liu
  • UX evaluation of OpenBazaar November 13, 2017
    We believe that the usability of wallets and services that accept cryptocurrencies make a huge impact on user adoption and motivation to use cryptocurrencies. For this reason, we're continuing our process of evaluating various services in the Zcash ecosystem. For a previous blog post about Crypto Is Currency Day we …
    Linda Lee
  • Grayscale Launches Zcash Investment Trust November 9, 2017
    This morning, Grayscale Investments launched the Zcash Investment Trust. Grayscale, a trusted authority on digital currency investments, has $1.2 billion in assets under management. The Zcash Investment Trust is its third investment vehicle, following the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC) and the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust. The Trust’s …
    Zerocoin Electric Coin Company
  • Improved zk-SNARK Multi-party Computation Protocol October 31, 2017
    zk-SNARKs – the zero-knowledge proofs at the core of Zcash – require a parameter generation ceremony to take place for every statement that you wish to create proofs about. Although privacy is protected by zk-SNARKs unconditionally, if this ceremony is compromised it becomes possible to counterfeit Zcash. It is thus important for …
    Sean Bowe, Ariel Gabizon and Ian Miers