This blockchain only needs 22Kb of data to be verified

Mina aspires to be the world’s tiniest blockchain, with claims that its protocol maintains a constant size of around 22 KBs. This is ostensibly achieved by using recursive zk-SNARKs — the same technology that is used by the privacy-centric cryptocurrency, Zcash (ZEC).

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Monero Hard-Fork Update May Be a Case of ‘Buy the Rumor, Sell the News’ – BeInCrypto

Privacy coin Monero has seen a huge price increase this year, along with a software update via a hard fork and the possibility of Atomic Swaps.

Monero’s rising price has been screaming for attention for weeks.

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Zcash’s Electric Coin Company Pivots to Community-Owned, Non-Profit Model – BeInCrypto

Owners of the Electric Coin Company (ECC), the same firm that founded Zcash, have agreed to donate the company to a new non-profit called the Bootstrap Project. The shift will come at an undisclosed date prior to the upcoming Zcash ‘Canopy’ network upgrade.

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Gemini Targets Privacy with Shielded Zcash Withdrawals – BeInCrypto

Gemini is on a roll. After adding a slew of DeFi tokens to its trading platform in recent weeks and drumming up excitement in the crypto community, the exchange has now taken a step toward greater privacy, a feature that is near and dear to the hearts of crypto investors.

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Gemini crypto exchange adds shielded withdrawals for privacy coin Zcash

Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, aims to improve user privacy with a major privacy token, Zcash (ZEC).
Starting Sept. 29, Gemini will support shielded withdrawals of ZEC, which allows users to hide their transaction data.

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Cryptocurrency News Roundup for September 7, 2020 – BeInCrypto

It was only a matter of time until the crypto exchange heavyweights introduced their own solutions alongside the burgeoning decentralized finance (DeFi) market.

Huobi, for example, set a precedent by unveiling its plans to join the yield farming mania earlier in August.

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