Ethereum’s consensus algorithm is not the only thing changing with the launch of Eth 2.0. The underlying cryptography itself is getting an overhaul.
The European Commission is boosting its cybersecurity by telling staff to replace WhatsApp with private messaging app Signal.
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The zcash community has agreed to continue funding the development of its privacy coin after a months-long – and often contentious – campaign to address imminent funding losses.
The Zcash community has voted on a new methodology for distributing network mining rewards to support the development of the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency. Per the voting decision, 20% of the Zcash mining rewards will be allocated to a development fund, while miners will get 80% as of block 1,046,400. The development funds will be distributed among […]
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The Electric Coin Company has released development tools to help build mobile wallets able to support shielded payments, which obfuscate addresses and transaction amounts.
- Electric Coin Co. will likely receive additional funding from a new Dev Fund for its development of Zcash
- The most likely proposal would provide ECC with 7% of all mining rewards or approximately $227,850 per month at the current price of Zcash
- Despite the continued funding, unless ZEC undergoes a significant market rally over the next year, the company will likely be forced to restructure its budget significantly