Protocol Labs, Filecoin Foundation, Ethereum Foundation and Electric Coin Co. collaborating to unlock recursion in Halo 2 and explore the future of proofs

Electric Coin Co. (ECC) has entered into an agreement with Protocol Labs, the Filecoin Foundation, and the Ethereum Foundation to explore Halo R&D, including how the technology might be used in their respective ecosystems.

Protocol Labs, Filecoin Foundation, Ethereum Foundation and Electric Coin Co. collaborating to unlock recursion in Halo 2 and explore the future of proofs

ECC timeline updates and planning for 2022

And we’re planning for a big January release of the Halo Arc product suite, including the NU5-compatible Zcashd, an updated ECC Reference Wallet, updated mobile wallet SDKs, and features that will enable Zcash to be Shielded by Default.

ECC timeline updates and planning for 2022

ZSAs: ECC progress and next steps

In line with ECC’s shift to a market- and user-driven product strategy, we continue to gather information to guide next […]

ZSAs: ECC progress and next steps

Let’s give ZEC holders a voice

ECC will facilitate a non-binding coin-weighted ZECholder poll ahead of NU5 activation to gather sentiment regarding the development priorities for Zcash and Chris Burniske’s proposal to amend ZIP 1014. 

Let’s give ZEC holders a voice

What would a Zcash Proof-of-Stake transition look like?

A successful transition to Proof of Stake would necessarily require support from Zcash users, a legitimate governance process, and a well designed technical migration process. This post outlines what the technical migration process might look like at the top level.

What would a Zcash Proof-of-Stake transition look like?

New releases to help enable Zcash Shielded by Default

We’re introducing “auto-shielding” in our mobile wallet SDKs and unified addresses at the Zcash protocol level. In supporting wallets, these two features ensure your Zcash transaction and balance information is automatically encrypted — Shielded by Default — in the latest, most secure shielded pool.

New releases to help enable Zcash Shielded by Default

ECC transitions to user-focused product strategy

ECC is transitioning from an engineering-led to a market-led product strategy. This blog provides a summary of what that means and outlines our current priorities.

ECC transitions to user-focused product strategy

Should Zcash switch from Proof of Work to Proof of Stake?

ZEC is the engine driving the sustainable growth necessary to provide economic and social freedom for everyone.

Should Zcash switch from Proof of Work to Proof of Stake?

Privacy-leak bug discovered in Nighthawk and ECC wallets

Nighthawk Wallet iOS and ECC Reference Wallet iOS users should upgrade to the latest versions in order to remediate a […]

Privacy-leak bug discovered in Nighthawk and ECC wallets

New Release 4.4.1

The 4.3.0 release included a change to prevent redundant getheaders P2P requests, to reduce node bandwidth usage. This behaviour could be disabled by setting the config option -nooptimize-getheaders.

New Release 4.4.1

ECC exploring Zcash-Shielded Assets

For some time, ECC has been considering the possibility of implementing Zcash UDAs (“User-Defined Assets”) to allow the creation of Zcash-“wrapped” tokens. We’re excited about the potential benefits of an economically extensible Zcash protocol made possible with what we're calling ZSAs.

ECC exploring Zcash-Shielded Assets

Zcash is ideal for digital payments

Digital payments need to be fast, affordable, confidential and inclusive. When compared to other financial tools, Zcash offers competitive, if not superior, benefits in each of these categories.

Zcash is ideal for digital payments