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Sapling Allows ZCash (ZEC) Lighter Private Transactions

Sapling Allows ZCash (ZEC) Lighter Private Transactions

ZCash (ZEC) utilizes the zero-knowledge proof called ‘zk-SNARKS’ to ensure the privacy is maintained. However, there is an ex-amount of computational power to perform, validate and record the transactions on a blockchain and thus ZCash is limited to getting into mainstream adoption. ZCash’s community, however, can dance with joy as ZCash’s latest hard fork is...

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Interesting Privacy Cryptocurrencies to Use in 2018

Interesting Privacy Cryptocurrencies to Use in 2018

Privacy Cryptocurrencies are becoming quite popular given the emergence of user’s understanding of privacy to information, transactions, and data. A lot of cryptocurrencies claim to be anonymous and untraceable when in fact public records are left behind sharing previous transactions, along with balances of cryptocurrencies in the transactor’s wallet. Privacy Cryptocurrencies are a segment of...

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Buterin Claims zk-SNARKs is the Solution to Ethereum’s Scalability

Buterin Claims zk-SNARKs is the Solution to Ethereum’s Scalability

Ethereum is fighting a battle which could make or break it currently, with cryptocurrencies becoming as competitive as ever. One such issue which Ethereum needs to solve immediately is the issue of scalability. Vitalik Buterin took to a research blog to explain his latest findings on solving Ethereum’s scalability issue. It has nothing to do...