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The Pasta Curves for Halo 2 and Beyond

One of the most enjoyable things we do at ECC is working on cutting-edge cryptography. In our continued effort to ensure that Zcash benefits as much as possible from groundbreaking crypto innovations, part of what we do is to design our own cryptographic constructs to improve performance and security. For the Halo 2 project, we […]

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The Zcash ecosystem: A 2020 recap

2020 has been one of the most memorable years in Zcash’s short history.  In this blog, we cover the milestones, the ecosystem growth and the community achievements over the past year.  This week, Zcash activated the Canopy network upgrade. The community chose “Canopy” as the name for this network upgrade. In nature, the canopy is […]

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New Release 4.1.1

This is a hotfix release that addresses a performance regression in v4.1.0. It is recommended that either v4.0.0 or this release, v4.1.1, be used for Canopy activation. Optimize release build The release build now sets CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS to use the -O3 optimization option, which turns on more optimization flags than the previously used -O1. This produces […]

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Shielded Zcash on Unstoppable

Unstoppable became the first multi-currency wallet to enable shielded Zcash. By integrating ECC’s mobile wallet SDKs, Unstoppable has brought about an important milestone for shielded addresses, allowing users to send confidential peer-to-peer transactions. Music by www.bensound.com

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Shielded Zcash on Unstoppable

Unstoppable became the first multi-currency wallet to enable shielded Zcash. By integrating ECC’s mobile wallet SDKs, Unstoppable has brought about an important milestone for shielded addresses, allowing users to send confidential peer-to-peer transactions. Music by www.bensound.com

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Zcash wallet light client libraries: mobile app SDKs that support shielded transactions

Earlier this year, we released resources for building shielded mobile wallets, which open-sourced a suite of libraries to support the shielded-Zcash ecosystem. The libraries: * Android SDK: https://github.com/zcash/zcash-android-wallet-sdk * iOS SDK: https://github.com/zcash/zcash-ios-wallet * lightwalletd server: https://github.com/zcash/lightwalletd The resources: * Android demo app: https://github.com/zcash/zcash-android-wallet-sdk/tree/master/samples/demo-app * iOS demo app: https://github.com/zcash/ZcashLightClientKit/tree/master/Example/ZcashLightClientSample * lightwalletd guide: https://github.com/zcash/lightwalletd/blob/master/docs/docker-compose-setup.md Read more: https://electriccoin.co/blog/new-zcash-light-client-support-resources-and-documentation/ […]

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Zcash is Unstoppable: Privacy-focused wallet first to integrate ECC wallet SDKs

Today, Unstoppable became the first multi-currency wallet to enable shielded Zcash addresses on iOS* and Android. By integrating ECC’s mobile wallet SDKs, Unstoppable has brought about an important milestone for shielded addresses, which allow users to send confidential peer-to-peer transactions.  Launched in 2019, Unstoppable is an open-source, non-custodial storage solution known for its intuitive design […]

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What is Preventing Zcash Adoption?

Zcash, as it exists today, is not being used as globally-accepted, private, digital cash. It should be. Everyone working on Zcash remains optimistic about achieving the promise of private, digital cash — but we do ourselves a disservice if we don’t explicitly discuss the gaps in the ecosystem that prevent this. The Zcash Foundation wants […]

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Zcash Gardening Club – November 2020

Updates from the Zcash community providing insight into on-going development by open source project developers. The November Zcash Gardening Club presented by Electric Coin Company includes: Unstoppable, Zondax, ZcashZeal.org, ZIP-313 (Reduce Default Transaction Fee) The November Zcash Gardening Club presented by Electric Coin Company includes: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tz1SP2rnQNiEm_RjGShO9tgWngZzWL7tN2mAPwTbqIg The Zcash Gardening Club is an open monthly meeting […]

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