Zcash is the first permissionless, open cryptocurrency capable of fully protecting the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography. Like Bitcoin, Zcash is a decentralized and open-source cryptocurrency that provides excellent privacy protections. Each transaction is shielded to hide the sender, recipient, and value on the blockchain. One way to think of Zcash is if Bitcoin is the http for money, Zcash is https—with an added layer of security. Zcash creates fungible cryptocurrency by unlinking coins from their blockchain history. A zero-knowledge pioneer, Zcash is able to apply cutting-edge cryptography to blockchain technology. Zero-knowledge proofs allow fully encrypted transactions to be validated.
Source: AltCoin Today - 26 seconds ago
Mt Gox’s Bitcoin Creditors Have 4 Days to Submit Rehabilitation Claims Clients of the defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22. As previously reported by CoinDesk, the exchange first opened up the claims process in August, following a protracted bankruptcy battle. In June, petitioners asking for their bitcoin back won a…
Source: NEWSBTC - 1 hour ago
Prominent institutional-grade cryptocurrency wallet provider BitGo raised $58.5 billion in a Series B funding round led by Mike Novogratz’ crypto-focused Galaxy Digital and Wall Street mainstay Goldman Sachs. Goldman and Galaxy Back BitGo’s Ambitions to Create a “$1 Trillion Crypto Wallet” Industry-leading provider of multi-sig security cryptocurrency custodial services BitGo announced today the second close...
Source: AltCoin Today - 1 hour ago
Japanese Taxation Committee Seeks to Simplify Cryptocurrency Tax Reporting A Japanese taxation policy committee held a debate with the aim of simplifying cryptocurrency tax Wednesday, Oct. 17, Japanese daily news outlet Sankei News reports. Highlighting the complex tax filing regime currently in place for Japanese citizens, officials from the committee — which advises the government on policy — said there was a…
Source: The Merkle - 1 hour ago
At press time, bitcoin is still trading in the $6,400 range, and remains unchanged since our last price piece. The sideways movement is continuing for the time being, but $100 shorter than where it stood previously. A few weeks ago, bitcoin was trading at $6,500. The price remained there for some time, and many couldn’t…
Source: Live Bitcoin News - 1 hour ago
Bitcoin wallet security can come in many different ways. Using a password for extra security or a dedicated hardware solution are two popular solutions. Cobo, a Chinese startup, is taking this concept to a whole new level with its Vault hardware wallet. Any successful attempt to hack the device will lead to its destruction. Cobo...
|Bitcoin Gold (BTG)||$25.91||3.05%|