StarkWare, an Israel-based blockchain specialist which commercializes a zero-knowledge proof system, has secured $30 million from high profile names within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Intel Capital, Pantera,…

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Zcash’s upcoming Sapling hard fork, expected to execute on Oct. 29, makes substantial improvements to the efficiency of its private transactions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/zcashs-next-upgrade-to-make-private-transactions-100x-lighter-and-6x-faster/. …

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A new crypto paper arrived today bearing a familiar (and mysterious) pseudonym. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/voldemort-strikes-again-a-new-crypto-white-paper-has-his-name-on-it/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Famed cryptographer and digital money pioneer, David Chaum, revealed exclusively to CoinDesk he thinks he’s built a “better” cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ecashs-inventor-is-back-and-he-thinks-hes-built-the-fastest-ever-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Enigma’s “secret contracts” privacy protocol has eight partners gearing up for its launch later this year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/8-blockchain-projects-enlist-early-to-test-secret-enigma-contracts/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A new white paper contends that monero-style privacy can be implemented on ethereum without much work. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/monero-style-privacy-is-ready-for-ethereum-who-will-implement-it/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Anti-money-laundering and know-your-customer practices have cost many billions more than all ICO scams put together – yet, what they have produced? This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/theres-a-bigger-scam-than-anything-in-crypto-its-called-kyc-aml/. …

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Fresh from meeting legendary cryptographer Phil Zimmermann, hacktivist and early bitcoin adopter Amir Taaki reflects on the PGP inventor’s legacy. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/code-is-speech-amir-taaki-on-cryptos-debt-to-phil-zimmerman/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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U.S. Secret Service are looking at privacy-centered cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-official-says-congressional-attention-needed-privacy-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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An official for the U.S. Secret Service has called on Congress to consider legislative action over privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/secret-service-calls-for-congressional-attention-on-privacy-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Smart contracts project Enigma will use Intel tech to help secure one of the first public blockchains utilizing privacy-preserving “secret contracts.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/intel-test-enigma-protocols-privacy-preserving-smart-contracts/. …

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Blockstream researcher Andrew Poelstra’s efforts to create a more private bitcoin aren’t about extremes, but about protecting the everyman. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/one-mathematicians-mission-boost-bitcoins-privacy-soon/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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As grin inches toward launch, the team is incorporating three bold scalability and privacy technologies originally created for bitcoin. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/upcoming-cryptocurrency-trialling-trio-bitcoin-tech-advances/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Lead scientists behind privacy tech zk-starks have started a business providing the solution to blockchains in exchange for tokens. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/starkware-6million-startup-funding-zkstarks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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