We Finally Know Why Coinbase UK Dumped ‘Anonymous Crypto’ Zcash

By CCN.com: Coinbase users in the UK continue to get bad news, with the latest impacting Zcash holders specifically. The rumor mill began to churn this week when the cryptocurrency exchange unexpectedly dumped ZEC. Now there’s final confirmation for at least one of the reasons that were bandied about. UK-based banking giant Barclays severed its … Read more

Why Zcash Suddenly Became the Crypto Market’s Black Sheep

By CCN.com: The privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash has fallen by nearly 15 percent this week as Bitcoin’s dominance approaches 70 percent. According to CoinMarketCap, Zcash was trading at slightly over $66 seven days ago but is now just under $56, a decline of approximately 15 percent that forced its market cap below $400 million. Among the … Read more

Privacy Crypto Zcash to Undergo Complete Rebuild Because It Was A Failure: Analyst

Decrypt’s Tim Copeland attended a developer conference hosted by the Electric Coin Company in Croatia. He reports that the company is considering the most significant possible changes to its product, Zcash. #2 Privacy Coin Considering Massive Development Pivot If you’re studying crypto, you may have heard of Zcash. It’s a “privacy coin” which allows users … Read more

5 Crypto Assets With Major Pump-Worthy Catalysts in Q3

By CCN.com: The second half of the 2019 blockchain calendar is filled with prominent development landmarks for several crypto market heavyweights Either because of bullish cryptocurrency investor speculation or timely manipulation, these events often coincide with robust price pumps for the coins involved. A review of projects with imminent Q2 landmarks on the horizon can … Read more

‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Brags about Destroying Anonymous Coins Monero, Zcash

Dr. Craig Wright is back. And this time, he is out to destroy the societally menacing anonymous coins.

The Australian computer scientist and alleged creator of Bitcoin told CNBC Africa’s Ran Neuner that he knows how to kill Zcash and Monero. Dr. Wright said that he was going to expose these anonymous coins sometime this year, adding:

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$275 Million ZCash’s Fix of Deadly ‘Infinite Counterfeit’ Vulnerability Earns Praise from Edward Snowden

According to a disclosure made Tuesday by the development team behind ZCash, the most highly capitalized privacy-focused cryptocurrency (with a market cap in excess of $270M at the time of publication), has secretly fixed a critical security flaw in ZCash’s design, which was discovered by ZCash cryptographer, Ariel Gabizon, about a year ago. Last March … Read more

Exclusive: Komodo GM Explains How to Build on Bitcoin without Being Constrained by It

CCN.com had a moment to speak with Ben Fairbank, the general manager of Komodo (KMD), a community-oriented smart contract-centric fork of Zcash. Komodo offers a usable layer between the world’s largest proof-of-work system, Bitcoin, and decentralized applications. Komodo enables tokenized systems to rely on the security and immutability of the Bitcoin blockchain without having to … Read more

Privacy-Friendly Cryptocurrency Zcash Goes Live on Coinbase

Following the launch of Zcash (ZEC) on Coinbase Pro last week, Coinbase has announced support for the cryptocurrency on Coinbase.com and on the crypto exchange’s Android and iOS apps, enabling users to buy, sell, send, receive, or store ZEC throughout the company’s platforms and services. Zcash Now Available on Retail Brokerage Coinbase At the moment, Zcash support is … Read more

Uncle Sam Wants to Snoop on Your Monero Transactions

The United States Department of Homeland Security has announced its intention to develop a monitoring framework to effectively track Zcash and Monero transactions through enhanced forensic analytics capabilities. In a newly released document, the DHS reveals that it aims to achieve this by designing “a product to support the implementation of block chain based forensics, data analysis, … Read more