New Zcash Alpha: 2MB Blocks

Last night the Zcash team released an update to the Test Network. As I mentioned in this post Instead of a complete reset of the network...

Zcash Alpha Testnet z9 Release

Today the Zcash team released an update to the Testnet: Zcash Version z9 "Solidifying the Consensus Protocol" This update has a number of improvements including more space-efficient encodings...

Zcash Developers Update 1-8-18

By Paige Peterson Hard to believe it’s been a year since we started these updates! So much has happened since our first official dev update...

Zcash Developers Update 4-21-17

By Paige Peterson At the beginning of the week, we had the first of our regularly scheduled (once a month) meetings about the pre-Sapling hard...

Zcash Developers Update 4-13-18

By Paige Peterson Releases and upgrades So we intended to get the 1.1.0 release out at the beginning of this week but got stalled a few days and are...

Zcash Developers Update 7-6-18

by Marshall Gaucher This week, the engineering team completed their hybrid Zcon0 sprint. Zcon0 provided a ton of valuable input from the community, which we...

Zcash Developers Update 4-20-18

By Paige Peterson Releases & Upgrades Just after last week’s update, we finished the process for releasing the first Overwinter compatible Zcash version, 1.1.0. We urge...

Zcash Beta2 Testnet Release

Last night the Zcash team released an update to the Testnet: Beta2. This new update has a number of improvements including patching the Bitcoin core...

Zcash Alpha & Launch Update

This evening Zcash released a minor update to the Alpha Testnet that fixes a few Security bugs and also changes some of the Terminology...

Zcash Alpha Release: Mining Slow Start

Today Zcash released a update to the Zcash public alpha test-net. This new update includes the new Mining Slow Start which will limit the...