ECC releases code for Halo 2

Electric Coin Co. (ECC) today opened the source code we are developing for Halo 2, an updated, more efficient version […]

ECC releases code for Halo 2

Luxor mines the first shielded coinbase

Luxor Mining Pool has mined the first Zcash block to a shielded coinbase at height #949496. Shielded coinbase was enabled […]

Luxor mines the first shielded coinbase

New Release 3.1.0

Network Upgrade 4: Canopy The code preparations for the Canopy network upgrade are finished and included in this release. The […]

New Release 3.1.0

Zcash privacy remains strongest of any cryptocurrency, even with recent Chainalysis, Elliptic support

This month, Chainalysis and Elliptic announced support for Zcash in their compliance products. This post will provide clarity about our […]

Zcash privacy remains strongest of any cryptocurrency, even with recent Chainalysis, Elliptic support

ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2019

Why release a transparency report?  Electric Coin Co. (ECC) is committed to openness and transparency — as we help evolve […]

ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2019

7 things we learned building the shielded-first ECC Wallet

Earlier this year, ECC released a suite of libraries for building shielded mobile wallets in support of the shielded-Zcash ecosystem. […]

7 things we learned building the shielded-first ECC Wallet

Protect Privacy: Virtual hackathon starts June 15

When we launched Zcash almost four years ago, privacy-preserving, freedom-protecting technologies were too scarce. Then came Cambridge-Analytica, GDPR, and countless […]

Protect Privacy: Virtual hackathon starts June 15

New Release: 3.0.0

Heartwood activation on mainnet This release supports the Heartwood activation on mainnet, which will occur at a block height of […]

New Release: 3.0.0

Explaining viewing keys

Viewing keys, detailed in ZIP 310, enable the separation of spending and viewing permissions for Zcash shielded addresses. By creating […]

Explaining viewing keys

Zcash Developer Alliance brings together industry leaders to focus on interoperability

Electric Coin Co. is pleased to announce the Zcash Developer Alliance (ZDA), an invite-only working group to advance Zcash development […]

Zcash Developer Alliance brings together industry leaders to focus on interoperability

New Release: 2.1.2-3

Electric Coin Co. has released zcashd 2.1.2-3, a hotfix that addresses issues identified in the Heartwood activation on testnet. This […]

New Release: 2.1.2-3

The state of Zcash adoption

Since 2016, Zcash has become one of the most widely adopted digital currencies, supported by high-quality financial institutions and crypto […]

The state of Zcash adoption