‘500 Transactions a Second’: Vitalik Says Zk-Snarks Could Scale Ethereum
A form of cryptography pioneered by zcash might help scale ethereum "by a huge amount," says founder Vitalik Buterin.
One of the world's largest consultancy firms has released a new set of protocols for enabling private transactions atop the ethereum blockchain.
The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash said Tuesday that it moved last year to fix a catastrophic bug that could have been used to print infinite coins.
Matter Labs released Thursday the testnet of ZK-Sync, a privacy-minded scaling tool meant to help blockchains boost transaction speeds.
As work on ethereum's plasma scaling solution proceeds, some developers are hailing a form of cryptography used by zcash as an alternative.
Zcash's upcoming Sapling hard fork, expected to execute on Oct. 29, makes substantial improvements to the efficiency of its private transactions.