Category: $ZEC

The Latest Zcash Software Release Supports the Network’s ‘Largest Upgrade in History’

The Latest Zcash Software Release Supports the Network’s ‘Largest Upgrade in History’

According to the Electric Coin Company, the team behind the cryptocurrency network Zcash, the protocol is soon to implement the largest upgrade in history. The Zcash development team has released the 5.0.0 codebase which supports the NU5 upgrade that will occur on or around May 31, at block height 1,687,104. Electric Coin Company and Zcash […]

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Electric Coin Company Reveals Zcash Network to Transition to Proof-of-Stake in 3 Years

Electric Coin Company Reveals Zcash Network to Transition to Proof-of-Stake in 3 Years

On Friday, Electric Coin Company (ECC), the developers behind the privacy-centric crypto-asset zcash, revealed the network plans to transition to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus. ECC also revealed the team plans to launch an official ECC wallet, as well as bolster the network’s cross-chain interoperability. Zcash to Change From PoW to PoS The Zcash network currently leverages […]

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Here’s Why Zcash (ZEC) Has Surged Over 30% in the Past 24 hours

Zcash (ZEC), a privacy-centered altcoin has surged over 30% in the past 24-hours, rising from a daily low of $154 to $188. The sudden spike in price in the altcoin at a time when the majority of the market is still recovering from last week’s correction is being attributed to the major mining consensus upgrade […]

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Zcash Price Analysis: The ZEC Coin Price Finally Breaks Free From This Crucial Resistance

From a technical perspective, the ZEC/USD chart indicates a positive outlook for this coin, as the price has managed to reclaim an important resistance zone at the $180 mark, suggesting high potential for ZEC coin price. Key technical points to consider: The 20 EMA line is providing strong support to the ZEC price The ZEC […]

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After Ethereum (ETH), This Cryptocurrency Could Switch to Proof-of-Stake

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap is moving from a Proof-of-Work (PoW) mining consensus to Proof-Of-Stake (PoS) with ETH 2.0. The decision for the major upgrade was taken in light of growing scalability issues on the blockchain. Now another PoW cryptocurrency is considering switching to PoS. ZCash (ZEC), the privacy-focused cryptocurrency may […]

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Privacy coins slide following Bittrex delisting

Privacy coins slide following Bittrex delisting

Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and Dash (DASH) are all down double-digit percentages following an announcement that U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex will be delisting the privacy coins on January 15. According to Bittrex, while the exchange “generally seeks to provide users up to 30 days to withdraw any delisted tokens… in certain instances the withdrawal period […]

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Gemini now supports ‘shielded’ Zcash withdrawals for added privacy

Gemini now supports ‘shielded’ Zcash withdrawals for added privacy

Crypto exchange Gemini has added support for “shielded” Zcash (ZEC) withdrawals for an additional layer of financial privacy. Gemini said the move makes it the first regulated exchange to offer this feature. Gemini’s rival, Coinbase, does not yet support shielded ZEC withdrawals. ZEC addresses are of two types: “Transparent” that start with a “t,” and […]

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