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Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Zcash is now featured on Coinbase Earn! The Zcash Company has allocated 15,518 ZEC for this initiative aimed at educating millions of people globally about Zcash — a privacy-protecting, digital currency built on strong science. Half of the ZEC will be distributed in this first campaign, while the other half is reserved for future Earn Zcash tasks. 100% of these tokens will be distributed to Coinbase Earn users. Learn more: https://blog.coinbase.com/earn-zcash-while-learning-about-blockchain-privacy-1fc9ecbf533

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update (Engineering): - zcashd 2.0.3 released - reviewing Sprout -> Sapling migration tool specification - reference wallet light client working on testnet More in the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/february-15-2019-weekly-update-engineering/32730

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Weekly Update: (Community + Comms): - Counterfeiting Vulnerability Successfully Remediated - Applications are open for Zcon1 - Shielded Addresses GDPR Compliant by Default https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/february-8-2018-weekly-update-community-comms/32686

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly Update (Engineering): — Final review and merging of tickets going into upcoming 2.0.3 release — Fixing issues in zcashd for zcash bitcore/insight libraries support — Ironing out CI system for Windows support Read the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/february-1-2019-weekly-update-engineering/32650

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Weekly Update (Community + Comms): — “Encouraged Community Work” GitHub board — P4: Zcash shielded transactions for private payments — Zcon1 announced (June 22–24, Split, Croatia) Read the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/january-25-2019-community-comms/32579

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly Update (Engineering): - Heavy engineering focus on evaluation and specification of Blossom network upgrade features - Final Blossom goals announced - Finalizing last components for official Windows build of zcashd - Updates to the unofficial Zcash fork of the bitcore insight explorer including deployment scripts for deploying a zcash insight explorer with a few easy commands Read the full update here: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/january-18-2019-weekly-update-engineering/32537

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Weekly Update (Community + Comms): — NU2 Blossom Network Upgrade Goals — Zcashd feature selection process — 2019 Zcash Go-to-Market — Zcash Reference Wallet Light Client Protocol https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/january-11-2019-community-comms/32494

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

We are excited to announce that Galaxy Digital has begun OTC trading and two-sided liquidity solutions of Zcash. Galaxy joins other OTC firms in trading Zcash including Circle Trade, Cumberland and Genesis Trading. https://z.cash/blog/galaxy-digital-begins-otc-trading-of-zcash/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Announcing our 2019 Go-to-Market strategy! Josh Swihart, VP of Marketing and Business Development, describes how we plan to continue driving adoption, increasing openness and promoting collaboration. https://z.cash/blog/2019-zcash-go-to-market/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Learn more about the Zcash reference wallet light client protocol including how it protects the privacy of users and optimizes performance: https://z.cash/blog/zcash-reference-wallet-light-client-protocol/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update (Engineering & 2018 reflections): — "Spring cleaning" is underway (ticket triage, PR backlog grooming, etc.) — New "Addresses in Zcash" and "Zcash Integration Guide" pages in documentation — Light client reference wallet coming together https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/december-21-2018-weekly-update-engineering-2018-reflections/32275

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

As this year draws to a close, Josh Swihart, VP of Marketing and Business Development, reflects on our strategic priorities, progress and challenges. Watch for the next update in this three-part series just after the first of the year. https://z.cash/blog/2018-zcash-marketing-year-in-review/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Zcash Weekly Update (Community + Comms): — New Release: 2.0.2 — The Zcash Network Upgrade Pipeline — Sapling Cryptography Validation Resources — Join us for the AMA today at Noon PST! More in the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/december-14-2018-weekly-update-community-comms/32218

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Zcash is now available at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. https://blog.coinbase.com/buy-and-sell-zec-on-coinbase-ccd0bbb642a9

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

New Release: 2.0.2 - This adds further support for Sapling in the zcashd wallet RPC and mitigates an issue identified by an external auditor. https://z.cash/blog/new-release-2-0-2/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Learn more about the process we’re using to safely ship new protocol upgrades in Zcash. We're calling it "The Zcash Network Upgrade Pipeline." Our next protocol upgrade is dubbed Zcash Blossom, which we plan to activate in October 2019. https://z.cash/blog/the-zcash-network-upgrade-pipeline/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Zcash Weekly Update (Engineering & Community + Comms): — 2.0.2-rc Release is completed and tested — Blossom Network Upgrade goals proposed — Zcash Reference Wallet Design — Zcash has been introduced on Coinbase Pro https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/november-30-2018-weekly-update-engineering-community-comms/32093

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Weekly Update (Community & Communications): — Our three strategic priorities — 2019 network upgrade, Blossom — Defense against counterfeiting in shielded pools — Reinforcing the Sapling MPC — Introducing ten new team members To learn more about these topics and other Zcash news: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/november-16-2018-weekly-update-community-comms/31943

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

New blog feature! Learn more about Zcash’s strategic priorities, outlined by COO, David Campbell. Three Strategic Priorities: https://z.cash/blog/zcash-strategy-update-november-2018/ Subscribe to the Zcash #blog for updates about our ongoing progress: z.cash/blog/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Weekly update - November 9th: Sapling activation is complete! Continuing to work on additional RPC support for Sapling. Getting close to supporting Windows port of Zcash. New information on the upcoming Zcash Reference Wallet. More in the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/november-9-2018-weekly-update-engineering/31857

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

New videos! This week the Zcash Perspectives series features Jill Carlson, cryptocurrency consultant, on Barriers to Adoption and Disintermediation. https://z.cash/blog/perspectives-on-barriers-to-adoption-and-disintermediation-from-carlson/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Update on our team! Zcash Company continues to attract world-class talent to advance its mission of empowering everyone with economic freedom and opportunity. https://z.cash/blog/zcash-company-continues-to-attract-talent/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Weekly Update - November 2nd: –The Zcash Sapling network upgrade activated at block height 419200; –The Zcash Foundation and Parity to build consensus-compatible Zcash node; –Implementation of shielded HD wallets; –Introducing the Zcash Reference Wallet. https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/november-2-2018-weekly-update-community-comms/31812

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Exciting news! Zcash Company is building a reference light client wallet - featuring a Sapling shielded address - that can receive and send transactions. We plan to share our progress and all resulting design and code in a series of forthcoming blog posts. Introducing the Zcash Reference Wallet: https://z.cash/blog/introducing-the-zcash-reference-wallet/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - October 26th: We've been focused on last minute tasks for this weekend's Sapling activation: - updating docs - prepping safemode alert for non-Sapling nodes - making sure ecosystem services are ready to go Full steam ahead for Sapling! More in the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/october-26-2018-weekly-update-engineering/31706

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

As we approach Zcash’s second birthday, it seems fitting to take a look back. And who better to do it than one of the currency’s founding scientists, Eran Tromer, Professor of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University and research scientist at Columbia University. Perspectives on Zcash Origins: https://z.cash/blog/perspectives-on-zcash-origins-from-tromer/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Weekly Update: October 19th - This week 2.0.1 was released! - Sapling activation in 1 week - New blog post about Sapling Transaction Anatomy The full update is now available: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/october-19-2018-weekly-update-community-comms/31625

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

The Perspectives series continues with a discussion about Driving Adoption and Emerging Markets from Jill Carlson, Cryptocurrency Consultant. https://z.cash/blog/perspectives-on-wall-street-and-emerging-markets-from-carlson/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - Oct 12th: - 2.0.1-rc is out the door and we're wrapping up testing for that for the full 2.0.1 release - Updated privacy metrics (beta site) - Now offering premium support plans for Zcash ecosystem services - Hiring an IT Operations Engineer More in the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/october-12-2018-weekly-update-engineering/31561

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - Oct 5th: - Announced the new and improved Zcash brand and website - Look out for 2.0.1 release announcement next week - Catch Zcashers at SF Blockchain week and Scaling Bitcoin 2018 next week More in the full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/october-5-2018-weekly-update-community-comms/31505

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

This week our Perspectives series presents a three-video set on regulation featuring Peter Van Valkenburgh, Director of Research at Coin Center and member of the Zcash Foundation. Topics explore policy, the NYDFS, law enforcement and more. https://z.cash/blog/perspectives-on-regulation-from-van-valkenburgh/

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Introducing the new Zcash Co. website! We hope it reflects our clear and profound mission. Read about our on-going commitment to you - and to everyone. https://z.cash/blog/everyone/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - Sept 28th: we've had some delays but have continued to push towards releasing 2.0.1-rc and begin testing. More work on filling out documentation and education for the upcoming Sapling activation. More details are in our full forum update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/september-28-2018-weekly-update-engineering/31434

Zcash
Zcash
Elise Hamdon, Communications Manager

Zcash (ZEC) is now available on HBUS! They have multiple promotions happening to celebrate: https://bit.ly/2NMd11V

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - Sept. 14th: Lots of work on wallet support for Sapling keys/addresses incl. Sapling shielded HD wallets; 2.0.1-rc is planned for next week & the full 2.0.1 release the following week; Sapling turnstile migration & monetary auditing docs; etc. Full update: https://forum.zcashcommunity.com/t/september-14-2018-weekly-update-engineering/31267

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Zcash continues its Perspectives series with thought leaders Nathan Wilcox, JZ and Vitalik Buterin discussing governance. https://blog.z.cash/perspectives-on-governance-from-wilcox-zeppettini-buterin/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Learn about Sapling addresses and the turnstile migration for auditing the shielded monetary supply in our newest blog: https://blog.z.cash/sapling-addresses-turnstile-migration/

Zcash
Zcash
Josh Swihart, Marketing Director

Check out the new Zcash Perspectives videos from Linda Xie, Zooko Wilcox and Eran Tromer on Bitcoin traceability, the history of data privacy on the internet, and the implications for the future of cryptocurrencies. https://blog.z.cash/perspectives-on-privacy-from-linda-xie-zooko-wilcox-and-eran-tromer/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - August 31st: testing Sapling on testnet; progress on improved Sapling wallet support for 2.0.1 release; developer documentation and continued Sapling-readiness ecosystem outreach; etc. Full update: https://forum.z.cash/t/august-31st-2018-weekly-update/31090

Zcash
Zcash
Josh Swihart, Marketing Director

Bittrex has announced support for ZEC/USD trading pairs. Check out their tweet for details: https://twitter.com/BittrexExchange/status/1034819741565820929

Zcash
Zcash
Josh Swihart, Marketing Director

Zcash continues its Perspectives series on the importance of privacy with Coin Center Research Director Peter Van Valkenburgh and cryptocurrency thought leader Jill Carlson. https://blog.z.cash/perspectives-on-privacy-from-peter-van-valkenburgh-and-jill-carlson/

Zcash
Zcash
Josh Swihart, Marketing Director

Yesterday Zcash announced the release and activation height of Sapling. Get additional detail and expected benefits of this upgrade from Zcash engineers Sean Bowe and Ariel Gabizon as part of our Perspectives series. https://blog.z.cash/perspectives-on-sapling/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

We’re proud to announce Zcash 2.0.0, the first Sapling-compatible version of Zcash node software! Sapling brings significant performance improvements that will allow exchanges as well as mobile and hardware wallets to support shielded transactions. Activation is targeted on October 28th. Read more: https://blog.z.cash/new-release-2-0-0/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - August 10th: zcashd 2.0.0 (aka the first Sapling compatible version) is on track for release next week; getting ready for RustConf; open Android developer position; etc... https://forum.z.cash/t/august-10th-2018-weekly-update-community-comms/30751

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - August 3rd: Ongoing focus on Sapling wallet support for upcoming 2.0.0 release; various documentation added and updated; reference wallet PoC design progress; new ecosystem support system; etc... https://forum.z.cash/t/august-3rd-2018-weekly-update-engineering/30646

Zcash
Zcash
Josh Swihart, Marketing Director

Big week! Even more people are joining the Zcash movement. In the last day, both wallet provider mobi.me and fiat on-ramp Bitit.io have announced support for Zcash. Check them out!

Zcash
Zcash
Josh Swihart, Marketing Director

We’re excited to announce that BitGo, now supports Zcash. https://blog.z.cash/bitgo-adds-zcash/

Zcash
Zcash
Paige Peterson, User Education & Community Team Lead

Weekly update - July 20th: New agile teams including one working on building a reference mobile wallet; heavy engineering focus on Sapling support in wallet functionality; prepping for Sapling dev outreach; testing GitLab; etc.. https://forum.z.cash/t/july-20th-2018-weekly-update-engineering/30386

Zcash
Zcash
Josh Swihart, Marketing Director

Coinbase just announced that they are exploring Zcash as their first privacy-protecting coin! https://blog.z.cash/coinbase-exploring-zcash/

Zcash
Zcash
Marshall Gaucher, Engineer

Weekly update (Engineering) - July 6th: Zcash v1.1.2 released, upcoming ecosystem dev support desk, new community rocket chat channels for engineering teams, continued progress on pairing library refactor, and more ... https://forum.z.cash/t/july-6th-2018-weekly-update-engineering/30134