Michelle Lai joins Bootstrap Org Board of Directors
Bootstrap Org, the nonprofit parent organization of Electric Coin Co., has added long-time Zcash community contributor Michelle Lai to its Board of Directors. Michelle joins members Alan Fairless, Christina Garman, Zaki Manian, and Zooko Wilcox.
ECC sets objectives and planning through January 2024
Electric Coin Co. (ECC) objectives center on delivering an improved ZEC user experience, primarily through the Zashi wallet.
Wallet performance issues resolved, ECC exiting Emergency Mode
After releasing multiple updates to zcashd and lightwalletd, plus new mobile SDKs that, together, introduced new innovations (and learning) in the world of cryptography and decentralized money, ECC is exiting Emergency Mode.
New Release 5.7.0
zcashd 5.7.0 deprecates fetch-params.sh and zcash-fetch-params and bundles zk-SNARK parameters directly so they do not need to be downloaded or stored separately. All node operators, which include our mining and other ecosystem partners, should upgrade to this latest version as soon as possible.
ECC Transparency Report for Q1 2023
Electric Coin Co. is committed to openness and transparency — as we help evolve and support the Zcash digital currency, and in support of our mission to empower people with economic freedom. This transparency report details company income, expenses, and use of funds during Q1 2023.
ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2022
Why release a transparency report? Electric Coin Co. is committed to openness and transparency — as we help evolve and […]
New Release 5.6.0
Release 5.6.0 introduces the functionality necessary for light wallets to access spendable funds without fully scanning the blockchain. This is […]
New Release 5.5.0
Release 5.5.0 introduces a number of bug fixes and changes to the underlying libraries that support Zcash. Much of this work lays the foundation for the fund availability features coming with the next release.
ECC Transparency Report for Q3 2022
This Electric Coin Co. transparency report details company income, expenses, and use of funds during Q3 2022.
Update: Addressing Zcash wallet performance issues
Electric Coin Co. (ECC) has been working since June to resolve Zcash wallet performance issues that are affecting users of third-party apps Edge, Nighthawk, and Unstoppable.* All three of these mobile wallets utilize the ECC SDK.Our engineers have made progress, however, work remains — including further updates to zcashd, lightwalletd, the ECC wallet SDKs, and the ECC prototype wallet — to fully restore good user experience in the impacted apps.
New releases remediate memory exhaustion vulnerability in Zcash
Releases 5.3.3 and 5.4.2 harden zcashd code and remediate vulnerabilities inherited from Bitcoin Core that may have affected more than 280 chains, according to blockchain security firm Halborn.
New Release 5.4.0
Release 5.4.0 introduces a number of performance improvements, an update to correct supply reporting, and a clean up of legacy […]