Tag: zk-snarks

Aug 22 2022

What Are Bulletproofs? Guide to Confidential Cryptocurrency Transactions

Privacy of transactions is an integral component of cryptocurrencies and one of the most important for many users. While Bitcoin is often characterized as an anonymous medium of value transfer by mainstream media outlets, the truth is that Bitcoin is only pseudo anonymous. The Bitcoin ledger is fully transparent and although user identities are hidden [...] The post What Are Bulletproofs? Guide to...

Jan 13 2022

Ethereum’s Centralization Endgame Makes The Case For Building On Bitcoin

In a recent explanation of Ethereum’s roadmap, Vitalik Buterin inadvertently made the case that building on Bitcoin is our only path to decentralization.In a recent blog post called “Endgame”, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin addressed the concerns around undue centralization of Ethereum. But not so that he might dismiss those claims. Nay, he’d...

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Mar 23 2021

“Tweet-Sized” Blockchain Mina Launches, Announces Token Sale

Mina, the world's lightest blockchain, has launched its mainnet. Mina Launches "Tweet-Sized" Blockchain Backed by leading venture funds like Coinbase Ventures, Three Arrows, and Polychain, the...

Feb 02 2021

Lightweight Blockchain Mina Resilient to 51% Attacks, Reports Gauntlet

Mina blockchain is resilient to 51% attacks, according to Gauntlet Network. The research firm's analysis looked into the blockchain's use of zk-SNARK technology. Analysis: Mina Scalable and Secure The Mina blockchain is scalable and secure,...

Oct 12 2020

Ethereum Gets Privacy-Focused Layer-2 Scaling Solution with Aztec 2.0

Oct 12 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ethereum markets plonk zk-snarks

Aztec has announced the launch of a new scaling solution for the Ethereum network--Aztec 2.0. The startup, which focuses on privacy solutions for Ethereum, said the new version would utilize a zk-SNARK standard called PLONK to build a two-layer system for...

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