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After Ethereum (ETH), This Cryptocurrency Could Switch to Proof-of-Stake

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap is moving from a Proof-of-Work (PoW) mining consensus to Proof-Of-Stake (PoS) with ETH 2.0. The decision for the major upgrade was taken in light of growing scalability issues on the blockchain. Now another PoW cryptocurrency is considering switching to PoS. ZCash (ZEC), the privacy-focused cryptocurrency may

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap is moving from a Proof-of-Work (PoW) mining consensus to Proof-Of-Stake (PoS) with ETH 2.0. The decision for the major upgrade was taken in light of growing scalability issues on the blockchain. Now another PoW cryptocurrency is considering switching to PoS. ZCash (ZEC), the privacy-focused cryptocurrency may

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How Will Zcash (ZEC) Halving on November 18 Impact Prices?

Privacy coin Zcash will be undergoing its first halving event in around a week’s time but does it really matter and what will happen to ZEC prices. On November 18, Zcash inflation rate will halve from 25% to 12.5% as the privacy-focused altcoin has its first halving event. The coin has been hampered by extremely

Privacy coin Zcash will be undergoing its first halving event in around a week’s time but does it really matter and what will happen to ZEC prices. On November 18, Zcash inflation rate will halve from 25% to 12.5% as the privacy-focused altcoin has its first halving event. The coin has been hampered by extremely

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Privacy Coins (XLM, ZCASH, DASH) Are Back On The Rise Despite Mounting Regulatory Threat

Several privacy-focused coins have noted interesting rallies over the past couple of weeks. Coins such as Monero [XMR], ZCash, DASH have been surging despite the current stagnancy in the market. According to the latest edition of Coin Metrics’ report, Monero’s market cap climbed to its highest level since September 2018. That was not all. The popular

Several privacy-focused coins have noted interesting rallies over the past couple of weeks. Coins such as Monero [XMR], ZCash, DASH have been surging despite the current stagnancy in the market. According to the latest edition of Coin Metrics’ report, Monero’s market cap climbed to its highest level since September 2018. That was not all. The popular

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A $100 Twitter Bet Exposes Zcash Privacy Breach. Analyst Says, ‘Not a First’

A $100 Twitter wager between crypto users seems to have exposed the vulnerabilities of Zcash. While the bet may have been a one-off lucky instance, there are other instances of breath that threatens the privacy of Zcash addresses.  Not a Bright Past In May, another paper published by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University finds that

A $100 Twitter wager between crypto users seems to have exposed the vulnerabilities of Zcash. While the bet may have been a one-off lucky instance, there are other instances of breath that threatens the privacy of Zcash addresses.  Not a Bright Past In May, another paper published by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University finds that

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Did This Cryptocurrency Devs. Lie to the US Government for COVID-19 Relief Fund?

Out of 660,000 application of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) from the CARES fund (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act more than 75 start-ups are working with cryptocurrency and Bitcoin. The report released by the SBA reveals the details of the $700+ billion fund. According to the report, the owner of the Electric Coin

Out of 660,000 application of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) from the CARES fund (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act more than 75 start-ups are working with cryptocurrency and Bitcoin. The report released by the SBA reveals the details of the $700+ billion fund. According to the report, the owner of the Electric Coin

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Zcash [ZEC] and Dash Lead Bullish Recovery as Bitcoin Devs Draw Focus on Privacy

As the bid for privacy and fungibility on Bitcoin goes stronger, privacy-centric cryptocurrencies like Zcash [ZEC] and Dash [Dash] seem to be in a bull trend. Blockstream recently revealed the PayJoin (also called P2EP Pay to endpoint) transactions which will add privacy for the sender and receiver of a BTC transaction. Samson Mow, the CSO of

As the bid for privacy and fungibility on Bitcoin goes stronger, privacy-centric cryptocurrencies like Zcash [ZEC] and Dash [Dash] seem to be in a bull trend. Blockstream recently revealed the PayJoin (also called P2EP Pay to endpoint) transactions which will add privacy for the sender and receiver of a BTC transaction. Samson Mow, the CSO of

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Zcash (ZEC) Spikes 20% In A Day As Community Passes New Proposal On Mining Rewards

ZCash (ZEC) soars over 10% in a day following the new proposal agreement to allocate 80% of the rewards to miners. The privacy based coin currently trades at $65.20 USD, ranking 26th on Coinmarketcap rankings. ZCash (ZEC) spikes over 10% in a day as ZIP 1014 passes As the market retraces from the obscure buying

ZCash (ZEC) soars over 10% in a day following the new proposal agreement to allocate 80% of the rewards to miners. The privacy based coin currently trades at $65.20 USD, ranking 26th on Coinmarketcap rankings. ZCash (ZEC) spikes over 10% in a day as ZIP 1014 passes As the market retraces from the obscure buying

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Why Privacy Coins May Not Go Mainstream In 2020

In light of the recent comments of Coinbase CEO, Brian Armstrong, on the promise privacy coins’ shows in 2020, including Monero (XMR) and ZCash (ZEC), we look at the challenges that face the world of privacy coins and why global adoption is still a long way off from happening. Before starting on why mainstream adoption

In light of the recent comments of Coinbase CEO, Brian Armstrong, on the promise privacy coins’ shows in 2020, including Monero (XMR) and ZCash (ZEC), we look at the challenges that face the world of privacy coins and why global adoption is still a long way off from happening. Before starting on why mainstream adoption

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Top 10 Controversial Cryptocurrencies of 2019

2019 has been a year of ups and downs. While the market recovered from its bearish mood of 2018, most top cryptocurrencies are well below their all-time highs of late 2017-early 2018. What 2019 has also been, is a year of controversies for the world of crypto. Let’s look at some of the top cryptocurrencies

2019 has been a year of ups and downs. While the market recovered from its bearish mood of 2018, most top cryptocurrencies are well below their all-time highs of late 2017-early 2018. What 2019 has also been, is a year of controversies for the world of crypto. Let’s look at some of the top cryptocurrencies

CZ v/s Vitalik – The Battle on Whether Blockchain Speed and Capacity Still a Problem
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CZ v/s Vitalik – The Battle on Whether Blockchain Speed and Capacity Still a Problem
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Vitalik Buterin: No, ZCash (ZEC) is not a Failure

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum and the proposer of ZK SNARKs as an on-chain scaling option for the second most valuable crypto project, doesn’t think ZCash, the privacy-centric blockchain, is a failure despite its small market cap. ZCash’s ZEC is ranked lower than DOGE—a project conceived after a Meme Fever went too far, and

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum and the proposer of ZK SNARKs as an on-chain scaling option for the second most valuable crypto project, doesn’t think ZCash, the privacy-centric blockchain, is a failure despite its small market cap. ZCash’s ZEC is ranked lower than DOGE—a project conceived after a Meme Fever went too far, and

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Privacy Coins: Will Growing Regulations Strangle Monero, Dash and ZCash to Death?

2019 has been a year of increasing regulations around cryptocurrencies, and subsequently, cryptocurrency exchanges have been facing the pressure to conform to these regulations. This development has not bode well for privacy coins including Monero [XMR], Dash [DASH] and ZCash [ZEC], which are getting delisted from more and more exchanges as exchanges attempt to comply

2019 has been a year of increasing regulations around cryptocurrencies, and subsequently, cryptocurrency exchanges have been facing the pressure to conform to these regulations. This development has not bode well for privacy coins including Monero [XMR], Dash [DASH] and ZCash [ZEC], which are getting delisted from more and more exchanges as exchanges attempt to comply

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This Privacy Coin Just Hit its All-Time Low Losing Over 96% in 2019

ZCash (ZEC), a privacy based coin just recorded its all-time low price against both dollar and Bitcoin, as the December hard fork approaches. Notwithstanding, the recent stringent regulations on exchanges from the Financial Authority Task Force (FATF) during the G20 summit in Japan restricting exchanges from providing trading services to privacy based coins is a

ZCash (ZEC), a privacy based coin just recorded its all-time low price against both dollar and Bitcoin, as the December hard fork approaches. Notwithstanding, the recent stringent regulations on exchanges from the Financial Authority Task Force (FATF) during the G20 summit in Japan restricting exchanges from providing trading services to privacy based coins is a

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Monero [XMR] Hits a 6-Month Low as Major Exchanges Gear to Delist Privacy Coins

Monero [XMR], on Oct 14, fell to a 6-month low at $52.85 continuing with a downtrend which began almost a month ago. This downtrend, initiated by the news of XMR’s delisting from major crypto exchanges after the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced the “travel rule” for crypto exchanges, has resulted in a 35% dip

Monero [XMR], on Oct 14, fell to a 6-month low at $52.85 continuing with a downtrend which began almost a month ago. This downtrend, initiated by the news of XMR’s delisting from major crypto exchanges after the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced the “travel rule” for crypto exchanges, has resulted in a 35% dip

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Top 10 Easiest Cryptocurrencies to Mine (2019 UPDATED)

The world of cryptocurrencies opened a lot of doors for people to make money and one of them is definitely crypto mining. For those who are not aware of crypto mining, by definition, is a process of verifying and adding transactions to the digital ledger of a particular blockchain for which the miner receives respective

The world of cryptocurrencies opened a lot of doors for people to make money and one of them is definitely crypto mining. For those who are not aware of crypto mining, by definition, is a process of verifying and adding transactions to the digital ledger of a particular blockchain for which the miner receives respective

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Barclays No Longer Offering Support to Coinbase; Exchange Turns to a New Bank

Barclays has ended its relationship with Coinbase UK after having offered banking support to the cryptocurrency exchange for over a year. The reason for this is not yet clear and the cryptocurrency exchange has turned to the U.K. upstart ClearBank for banking support. The end of Barclays and Coinbase Coinbase and Barclays had first forged

Barclays has ended its relationship with Coinbase UK after having offered banking support to the cryptocurrency exchange for over a year. The reason for this is not yet clear and the cryptocurrency exchange has turned to the U.K. upstart ClearBank for banking support. The end of Barclays and Coinbase Coinbase and Barclays had first forged

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How Privacy Coins Might Be The Biggest Concern of Regulators?

If you use any public blockchain cryptocurrency like Bitcoin or Ethereum, then maybe you are not as anonymous as you presume yourself to be. Here’s why.  The inception of Privacy Coins The USP of Bitcoin and other old cryptos during the launch was the anonymity they provide. But are they truly anonymous? A more appropriate

If you use any public blockchain cryptocurrency like Bitcoin or Ethereum, then maybe you are not as anonymous as you presume yourself to be. Here’s why.  The inception of Privacy Coins The USP of Bitcoin and other old cryptos during the launch was the anonymity they provide. But are they truly anonymous? A more appropriate

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This Week in Cryptos: All Eyes on Sun- Buffet Lunch While Bitcoin Dominance Grows

Key highlights Its less than a week for Sun- Buffet Lunch 5 Top Cryptos are now dead Grin executed first hard fork ZCash conducts “friendly fork” Bitcoin now over 65% dominance Its less than a week for Sun- Buffet Lunch The upcoming lunch between Tron CEO Justin Sun and billionaire Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett

Key highlights Its less than a week for Sun- Buffet Lunch 5 Top Cryptos are now dead Grin executed first hard fork ZCash conducts “friendly fork” Bitcoin now over 65% dominance Its less than a week for Sun- Buffet Lunch The upcoming lunch between Tron CEO Justin Sun and billionaire Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett

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Crypto-Market Update: Bitcoin Breaks above $5400 As Alts ETH, LTC and XRP Begins to Decouple

Bitcoin broke the $5400 mark on 22nd April 2019. Bitcoin [BTC] which broke $5000 on 2nd April 2019 completed three weeks while maintaining the $5000 as support. The price of Bitcoin [BTC] at UTC on 23rd April is trading at $5395. The percent dominance of Bitcoin over the cryptocurrency market also increased by more than

Bitcoin broke the $5400 mark on 22nd April 2019. Bitcoin [BTC] which broke $5000 on 2nd April 2019 completed three weeks while maintaining the $5000 as support. The price of Bitcoin [BTC] at UTC on 23rd April is trading at $5395. The percent dominance of Bitcoin over the cryptocurrency market also increased by more than

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Zcash [ZEC] and Monero [XMR] Shift Gears, Further Gains Possible?

Zcash (ZEC) and Monero (XMR) are the two most popular privacy-focused cryptocurrencies in the market. The cryptocurrencies gained on 1st April on a daily scale on positive market sentiments. Zcash (ZEC) Gains Above 7% The price of Zcash (ZEC) at 10: 30 hours UTC on April 1, 2019, is trading at $62.16. It is trading 7.49% higher

Zcash (ZEC) and Monero (XMR) are the two most popular privacy-focused cryptocurrencies in the market. The cryptocurrencies gained on 1st April on a daily scale on positive market sentiments. Zcash (ZEC) Gains Above 7% The price of Zcash (ZEC) at 10: 30 hours UTC on April 1, 2019, is trading at $62.16. It is trading 7.49% higher

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Zcash Gets A Positive Push In Price With The New Bitmain Antminer Z11

Bitmain, the largest manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining hardware in the world has released a new Antminer 11 hardware for Equihash Algorithm. The cryptocurrencies that currently follow Equihash protocol are Zcash, Bitcoin Gold, Komodo and so on. The price of Zcash – $59.87, was trading 6.5% higher on the daily at 11 00 hours UTC on

Bitmain, the largest manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining hardware in the world has released a new Antminer 11 hardware for Equihash Algorithm. The cryptocurrencies that currently follow Equihash protocol are Zcash, Bitcoin Gold, Komodo and so on. The price of Zcash – $59.87, was trading 6.5% higher on the daily at 11 00 hours UTC on