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Zcash Developers Update 6-26-2020

June is Pride month and this weekend is the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Here’s footage from one of the earliest Gay Pride demonstrations in New York City. Everyday we build technology to protect people’s freedom to be who they want to be and love who they want to love. Throughout all the struggles we’ve...

Zcash Developers Update 6-19-2020

Happy Juneteenth y’all. Here are the updates from this week: ZF’s DNS seeders are live. In this blog post, GTank explains what a DNS seeder is and why it’s important to decentralizing Zcash.Heartwood security assessment turns up no major issues. ECC’s Security team also shares results of the ECC wallet threat model and security...

Zcash Developers Update 6-12-2020

Here are the updates from this week: Check out Reaching Consensus , a microsite summarizing great DevFund debate and the road to Canopy/NU4. Speaking of network upgrades, Heartwood Countdown  is up on z.cashECC Wallet team shared 7 things they learned while building the ECC wallet, which was open-sourced earlier this week.Announcing Arborist Calls, open monthly video calls...

Zcash Developers Update 6-5-2020

I want to recognize the events of the past few weeks in the United States and around the world. Crucially, it’s important to recognize that Black lives matter. These protests underscore the need for change, the need for new equitable power structures, and the need for technology that protects human rights and...

Zcash Developers Update 5-29-2020

Here are the updates from this week: NU4 has a new codename : Canopy. Thanks to everyone who participated!Heartwood has an activation height which is supported by ECC’s latest release 3.0.0 .MGRC Megathread has been really active recently. Don’t miss out on the latest discussions regarding candidates, the role of the committee and...

Zcash Developers Update 5-22-2020

Happy Bitcoin Pizza day! Here are the updates from this week: The World Economic Forum announced the Presidio Principles, dubbed the “blockchain bill of rights.” ECC, along with the Government of Colombia, Deloitte Consulting LLP, ConsenSys and the United Nations’ World Food Program are among the first signatories.If you missed the ECC...

Zcash Developers Update 5-7-2020

We’re firing on all cylinders y’all! Here are the updates from this week: Features have been selected for NU4. ECC reviewed these proposed features with the Zcash Foundation and reached agreement on the inclusion of the six ZIPs selected for NU4, subject to the outcome of security audits.NU4 needs a...

Zcash Developers Update 5-1-2020

Happy May Day my friends. Here are the updates from this week: Recordings are up from last week’s Zeal call. We were joined by Moe Ghashim, Nathan and Matt. Here are the videos and slides.New paper from Bünz, Chiesa, Mishra, and Spooner generalizing, formalizing, and analyzing Halo.Guarda is running a bug bounty for the...

Zcash Developers Update 4-24-2020

Hi everyone, here are the updates from this week: Release 2.1.2 supports the activation of Heartwood on testnet, with an activation height of 903800, slated to occur on May 6, 2020. Once the feature selection is finalized for NU4, we will begin the process of picking a codename.As part of the Heartwood...

Zcash Developers Update 4-10-2020

Did anyone see the full moon this week? Hopefully, amidst all of the stress and uncertainty, you found a moment to delight in the small joys of spring.   Here are the updates from this week: We’ve updated the Wallets page on z.cash. Check it out and let us know...