A soon-to-be-launched cryptocurrency based on an acclaimed white paper is considering a novel strategy for future blockchain upgrades.
While in its earliest stages of development, a new form of cryptography is winning developers for its potential to power truly private blockchains.
Noted whistleblower Edward Snowden has said that the privacy oriented cryptocurrency zcash is the "most interesting alternative" to bitcoin.
TV network Showtime has reportedly removed code from two of its websites that secretly used visitors' computing power to mine monero.
One of the more theoretical attempts at scaling blockchain networks is taking steps toward launching it's own network for further testing.
A new audit of the complex and controversial zcash key generation ceremony has found any serious security compromises were unlikely.
The chaos of bitcoin's scaling debate has pushed other public protocol's consensus mechanisms into a more strict and orderly framework.
Two formerly cautious blockchain collaborators are rekindling their relationship with an effort that could result in new Hyperledger consortium code.
Privacy-oriented Zcash is getting a speed boost with researchers investing a faster elliptic curve for generating zk-SNARKs transactions.
The date of a planned hard fork of the privacy-focused cryptocurrency monero has been brought forward by an increase in its hashrate.