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BOLT Labs, this week announced a successful $1.5 million seed round led by Dekrypt Capital with participation from the Zcash Foundation and Ripple’s Xpring to build a fast, private, and secure cryptocurrency payment channel network that will be usable with virtually any cryptocurrency network.  BOLT, which is an acronym for Blind Off-chain Lightweight Transactions, will …

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The small-cap cryptocurrencies continued to make the most waves on Thursday, offering yet another glimpse of low-risk, high-reward investment opportunities in the digital asset space. The big movers on Thursday were Maker (MKR), Basic Attention Token (BAT) and Zcash (BAT) – cryptoassets that have been among the year’s top performers. Maker (MKR) Maker – a …

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Academic researcher Dr. Ayo Akinyele is working on a cryptographic solution to boost privacy across second-layer blockchain solutions like the lightning network for bitcoin. Akinyele just announced the formation of Bolt Labs, named after the BOLT protocol that aims to give lightning hubs shielded addresses for anonymous payment channels. The startup is launching with a …

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(MENAFN – GetNews) Basic Information SERO means ‘Super Zero Protocol, which is the world’s first blockchain infrastructure platform that implements privacy protection based on zero-knowledge proofs technology and supports Turing’s complete smart contracts. There are three characteristics as follows: First, SERO is a pure anonymous currency. Unlike Zcash, SERO coins are 100% anonymous transfer. Second, …

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Private, off-chain scaling solution Bolt secured significant investment from the Electric Coin Company and Dekrypt Capital. Getty Bolt, a private, off-chain scaling solution on top of the privacy-focused Zcash cryptocurrency, attracted significant investment from several key players in the crypto space. Among the crowd is the Electric Coin Company (the company behind the Zcash crypto asset), …

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Ripple’s fundraising arm Xpring announced in a blog post on April 17 that it has joined several companies to invest in Bolt Labs, a startup aiming to deliver “instant, cheap and private payments” by adding a layer of anonymity to existing networks.” data-reactid=”18″>Ripple’s fundraising arm Xpring announced in …

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What does the future hold for Zcash? A Currency Needs to Be More Than Private The asset is allegedly built with privacy in mind, offering more security for users than mainstream cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, Ethereum and Litecoin. The currency also has a fixed stash of roughly 21 million units and is trading higher …

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Wilcox believes that a scalable layer 1 could be more significant than a scalable layer 2. One of Wilcox’s main aim is for zcash to become as programmable as ethereum. Zcash (ZEC) founder Zooko Wilcox shared his future long-term plans for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency. During an interview with Coindesk, Wilcox admitted that progress has been …

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Taking donations for Xcash <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Today, Zcash community member hloo announced Ycash, advertised as the first “friendly fork” of Zcash. The friendly fork is originally a Zooko construction, with him noting that, distinct from most other chain forks, a friendly fork results when there’s one persistent blockchain and no schism …

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“We’ve been working on zcash for about five years and I expect it will take five more before it reaches the level of flourishing that has been on our minds all along.” That’s Zooko Wilcox, CEO of Electric Coin Company (ECC) — the firm behind the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash. He made the comments about the …

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