BTCManager Logo with clear background. Orange and white font.

BITCOIN PRICE: 11,363.80     HIGH: 11,619.00     LOW: 9,222.00

=
BTCManager.com
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
#TRENDING STORIES
Next Event

Blockchain Cruise Asia • January 15-19, 2018

CoinsBank took its maiden voyage when it held the first ever CoinsBank Blockchain Cruise aboard the Anthem of the Seas,…

Click for more details
advertisement

Tag: Zcash

Edward Snowden Loves Zcash, Or At Least the Tech Behind It

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, News

Edward Snowden Loves Zcash, Or At Least the Tech Behind It

In a Tweet that was published on December 19, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden made several comments about his preference and respect for Zcash. Specifically, he noted that the privacy technology behind it would be something that could “change everything if it succeeds.” What is ZCash? Zcash is a cryptocurrency that is focused on privacy through enhanced cryptographic features. Notably,…

READ MORE

Linkability of Zcash Transactions Study Precipitates Debate on “Opt-in Privacy”

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

Linkability of Zcash Transactions Study Precipitates Debate on “Opt-in Privacy”

On December 4, new research showed that zcash transactions are largely unshielded and linkable. The paper sparked interesting discussions in the Twittersphere between monero and zcash advocates. While known for a long time by many, the research quantified the risk borne by users due to the opt-in nature of zcash’s privacy. Over One Year After ‘MoneroLink,’ Zcash Linkability is Studied…

READ MORE

GPU Mining may be Making a Comeback Relative to ASIC

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Mining, News

GPU Mining may be Making a Comeback Relative to ASIC

For many years now, Bitcoin mining has been dominated by the Application-specific Integrated Chip (ASIC), and long gone are the days of mining Bitcoin for profit with a central processing unit (CPU), a graphics processing unit (GPU), or even a field-programmable gate array (FPGA). However, thanks to increasingly popular altcoins such as Ethereum (ETH), Zcash (ZEC) and the recently forked…

READ MORE

Good News for Privacy on Bitcoin and Ethereum

Category: Bitcoin, Ethereum, News

Good News for Privacy on Bitcoin and Ethereum

The past few months saw the development of some new, exciting privacy technologies for both Bitcoin and Ethereum; Confidential Transactions, Reusable Payment Codes, zk-SNARKs and Ring Signatures. This revives the hope that cryptocurrency will give humanity financial privacy. In case you didn’t know, privacy and cryptocurrencies are in most cases a tragedy. If you look at Bitcoin and Ethereum, nothing…

READ MORE

JPMorgan’s Quorum Integrates zk-SNARKs For Enhanced Privacy

Category: Blockchain, Business, News

JPMorgan’s Quorum Integrates zk-SNARKs For Enhanced Privacy

Leading public and permissioned blockchain networks including Ethereum and JPMorgan’s Quorum have integrated anonymous cryptocurrency Zcash’s zk-SNARKs cryptography system to enhance privacy measures for the benefit of users, businesses, and developers. Zcash and its Practical Implementation of zk-SNARKs, a Privacy-Focused Cryptographic System Upon its initial launch in October, Zcash was praised for its unique blockchain network and the first practical…

READ MORE

advertisement

What is Zcash And is it a Good Investment?

Category: Cryptocyclopedia

What is Zcash And is it a Good Investment?

Privacy-centric cryptocurrencies have gained in popularity in the past 12 months as it has become clear that bitcoin’s pseudonymity does not provide enough transaction anonymity for privacy-focused users. One of the most popular privacy-centric cryptocurrencies in the market today is zcash. In this guide, you will learn what Zcash is and whether the digital currency makes for a good investment…

READ MORE

Hacker’s Congress at Paralelní Polis: Highlights from the Three-day Event

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, News, Tech

Hacker’s Congress at Paralelní Polis: Highlights from the Three-day Event

The Hacker’s Congress took place over October 6-8 at Prague’s Paralelní Polis, a hub for Cryptocurrency, Technology and Cryptoanarchy. Here we provide some of the highlights from the three-day event, reviewing three talks from each day as well as links to videos. Day 1 Foundations of Internet Money One of the first talks was Zcash’s Paige Peterson who explained the…

READ MORE

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook September 25

Category: Weekly Report

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook September 25

BTCManager’s Weekly Cryptocurrency Outlook highlights the price action and technical indicators on a long-term basis to identify the best opportunities in the largest cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, ether, and others. BTC-USD (Bitstamp) September has sure been volatile for bitcoin, one month later perhaps than many were expecting with the UASF movement and Bitcoin Cash hard fork. The monthly chart below…

READ MORE

Zcash is Blazing a Trail to the Future of Cryptography

Category: Altcoins, News

Zcash is Blazing a Trail to the Future of Cryptography

Zcash developers have made a significant breakthrough in the mathematical development of the proving systems for the shielded addresses that fuel Zcash by introducing a new variation of elliptic curve cryptography which is more efficient and speeds up the hashing process tremendously. This new development will be included with other substantial improvements to Zcash in the Sapling upgrade, and if…

READ MORE

Syscoin Begins The Next Phase of its Evolution with Blockmarket, A Decentralized Marketplace Wallet

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News

Syscoin Begins The Next Phase of its Evolution with Blockmarket, A Decentralized Marketplace Wallet

Blockchain Foundry Inc., the company behind the Syscoin cryptocurrency, has released Blockmarket Desktop v1.0, an upgraded replacement for the Syscoin QT wallet, which integrates a decentralized marketplace for buying and selling any type of product. With Blockmarket Desktop, Blockchain Foundry moves into the next phase in the evolution of its decentralized enterprise business software. The Syscoin blockchain was generated in…

READ MORE

Join our Telegram Channel!