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What is it?

A common misconception is that Zcoin is a fork of Zcash. Zcoin is based off the Zerocoin paper while Zcash is based off the Zerocash paper. While the Zerocoin paper and Zerocash paper share common authors and both use zero knowledge proofs, they rely on different cryptography. There is otherwise no relation between the two projects.

Website: https://zcoin.io/

Zcoin / XZC

USD: 4.34436 $

EUR: 3.84168 €

BTC: 0.00133462 Ƀ

ESI: 1.43562 i

0.39% / 1h

-5.72% / 24h

Official blog

Zcoin 0.13.5.6 (French Drop) Upgrade Guide

281 days ago

Here’s a quick step-by-step guide to get your Znode up and running with the latest version in a few minutes. Log on to your Znode Copy a link to the Linux archive from GitHub or Bitbucket by right-clicking the file name (zcoin-qt-0.13.5.6-linux64.tar.gz) and selecting the copy link menu item in your browser On the Znode’s command line, type “wget” and insert the copied link after it like so: wg...

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World’s first large scale blockchain based political election held on Zcoin’s blockchain

32 days ago

Over the period of 1st to the 9th of November, some of you have noticed that we had a huge surge in transactions, with hundreds to thousands of transactions being posted each block on Zcoin’s blockchain. We are now finally able to reveal what these transactions were. In fact this was hinted back in October with Mr. Korn Chatikavanij, former Minister of Finance revealing that political parties in T...

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Zcoin Ambassador Update

30 days ago

Since we launched our ambassador program back in June, the activity of our ambassadors has steadily increased. Today we want to share what they’ve been up to over the last weeks. Cyprus Our Nomad Ambassador Sergio has been holding a presentation at an investment congress in Cyprus – nice! Nigeria First ever Zcoin Nigeria Meet-Up in Abuja! Noble, our man in Nigeria repping the Abuja Blockch...

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Levon Petrosyan joins Zcoin as a developer

29 days ago

We are happy to welcome Levon Petrosyan to the Zcoin developer team. Levon holds a Master’s Degree in Computer and Information Sciences from the American University of Armenia and has a strong background in C++ and cryptography. Levon will be working together with Aram Jivanyan on our next-gen privacy protocol which opens a wide range of new abilities to our privacy scheme. We expect to release ou...

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Zcoin Dev Update 28th November

18 days ago

This is our development update for 28th November 2018. MTP Fixed a bug in getblocktemplate and set to release maintenance release 13.7.3 Greatly sped up syncing and reduced data transfer. Full sync of mainnet takes only 1 hour now (used to take 3). Saves a lot of data transfer in MTP especially. Testing available in sync_fix branch. Sync fix needs further testing as it affects Zerocoin portions s...

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News

Zcoin’s Merkle Tree Proof Release Seeks to Bring Back Fairer Mining

Bitcoin magazine - 4810 hours ago

Zcoin, a privacy-focused asset, is launching a working version of MTP v1.2 (Merkle Tree Proof) — an ASIC-resistant proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm — on its testnet. Chinese mining conglomerate Bitmain had recently announced the release of an ASIC designed for mining the similar, privacy-based cryptocurrency Zcash, which ultimately led to some concerns in the cryptocurrency space, and Zcoin is lookin...

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