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Matter Labs Schedules zkSync 2.0 Mainnet Launch for October
As Ethereum scaling competition heats up, Matter Labs says it will bring the first EVM-compatible ZK rollup to market.
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What Is Zcash? The Privacy Coin Explained
Zcash has seen ZKP breakthroughs, its first halving and progress toward further scalability. This feature is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.
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Coda Protocol Touts User Growth One Year Into Testnet
The O(1) Labs project thinks recursive zk-SNARKs are the key to more manageable blockchains.
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Matter Labs Unveils Layer-2 Scaling Solution for Ethereum Payments
Matter Labs released Thursday the testnet of ZK-Sync, a privacy-minded scaling tool meant to help blockchains boost transaction speeds.
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EY Open-Sources 'Nightfall' Code for Private Transactions on Ethereum
One of the world's largest consultancy firms has released a new set of protocols for enabling private transactions atop the ethereum blockchain.
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Zcash Team Reveals It Fixed a Catastrophic Coin Counterfeiting Bug
The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash said Tuesday that it moved last year to fix a catastrophic bug that could have been used to print infinite coins.
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As Plasma Stalls, Snarks Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now
As work on ethereum's plasma scaling solution proceeds, some developers are hailing a form of cryptography used by zcash as an alternative.
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Zcash's Next Upgrade to Make Private Transactions 100x Lighter and 6x Faster
Zcash's upcoming Sapling hard fork, expected to execute on Oct. 29, makes substantial improvements to the efficiency of its private transactions.
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'500 Transactions a Second': Vitalik Says Zk-Snarks Could Scale Ethereum
A form of cryptography pioneered by zcash might help scale ethereum "by a huge amount," says founder Vitalik Buterin.
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Zcash Completes 'Powers of Tau' Privacy Ceremony
The zcash community has finished its Power of Tau ceremony in anticipation of the Sapling hard fork, which will occur later this year.
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