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Zcash Developers Update 4-30-2021

This week, many in the internet security/ researcher/ hacker community remember Daniel Kaminsky who passed away last Friday. He was an outspoken advocate for privacy and a friend of freedom. Rest in peace. Here are your weekly Zcash updates: Zooko was a guest on the Real Vision podcast along with Tom Walton-Popcock, co-founder of the Aztec Network.Soon you’ll be able to earn Zcash back on Gemini credit...

Zcash Developers Update 4-16-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: Zcash is now supported by a US publicly traded company. That’s pretty amazing.“Privacy will become a more popular investment theme.” Barry Silbert namedrops Zcash in his first interview in eight months.Former CIA director Michael Morell published a paper on Bitcoin’s use in illicit finance. The paper was commissioned by Crypto Council for Innovation (whose members include Coinbase, Fidelity Digital...

Zcash Developers Update 4-9-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: The Sapling privacy set is about 3x larger than it was a year ago. Check out more Zcash stats on the ECC metrics page.NU5 activation timeline updated. Mainnet activation is now scheduled for October 1.NU5 is a big deal because it will mark the activation of Halo Orchard on the Zcash mainnet. This will do...

Zcash Developers Update 3-26-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: ECC is hiring. Check out our career page to learn more about these openings: Developer Relations Lead, Senior DevOps Engineer, Head of Regulatory Relations, and Digital Marketing.Have you heard about Unified Addresses? ECC is collecting feedback on a proposed upgrade to improve the UX for Zcash transactions moving forward. Check out this Github issue for more details.Travala now supports...

Zcash Developers Update 3-19-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: ECC welcomes Christina Garman as a new board member. Garman is one of the seven founding scientists who invented Zerocash, the protocol that would eventually become Zcash.Signal now accepts crypto donations - including Zcash.CoinHako now supports Zcash.I recently caught up on this Pool Deprecation proposal Nathan posted. This topic was also covered in a recent Arborist call. Arborist calls are now...

Zcash Developers Update 3-12-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: Zcash got a shoutout on the latest Tim Ferris podcast feat. Vitalik Buterin and Naval Ravikant.Thorchain+Zcash bridge has got a lot of people talking on the forum.NewMoneyReview published an article on three different models for anonymous CBDCs. What do you think about the “Zcash model”? Mark your calendars - 3/23 - Zooko is speaking at Orchid’s Priv8 Summit along with speakers like Edward Snowden,...

Zcash Developers Update 3-5-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: ECC publishes proposed features for NU5.Zondax completed milestone 3 for Zcash Ledger integration.The latest version of the ECC iOS SDK (Version 0.9.2) contains an important security update.NOWPayments supports Zcash. Share your ZEC experience in this thread.ICYMI - here are recordings from this week’s community events:Ethereum x Zcash cross-pollination, hosted by HudsonMarch Gardening club will be posted soon. Mark your calendars - 3/11 -...

Zcash Developers Update 2-26-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: Release 4.3.0 is out!Pacu ran a workshop on creating a basic view key only point of sale system at the Hello Decentralization Conference. Watch the replay here.Zeal call and Arborist call recordings are up on Youtube.RenZEC on CREAMECC is hiring a Regulatory Relations lead as well as other technical positions. ZF is hiring as well! ZOMG is looking for reactnative devs. Spread the word! Mark your calendars - Tues,...

Zcash Developers Update 2-6-2021

Short and sweet this week. Here are your Zcash updates: Zcash Foundation welcomes Jack Gavigan as Executive Director. Jack has over a decade of experience in traditional finance and spent the last four years at Electric Coin Co. ZF also hired @oxarbitrage as a core engineer. Zcash got a nice shoutout from the Winklevoss twins this week.Zcasher crypto_juju asks, “How did you get into ZEC?”ECC’s core...

Zcash Developers Update 2-19-2021

Here are your weekly Zcash updates: ECC’s Zcash metrics page got a refresh, let us know what you think.Check out the Zcash articles in Gemini’s new Cryptopedia portal.ECC and Zcash Foundation are both hiring. Check out the posts here and here Mark your calendars - Tues, Feb 23: Zeal Call, special guests from Blockchain Association. Be sure to submit any regulatory questions you have ahead of the call.Thurs, 2/25: @pacu is presenting a Zcash...