Zcash forks & upcoming ‘Sapling’ upgrade

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As some of you would be aware, Zcash (ZEC) is one of the most well-known privacy centric digital coins employing the zk-SNARKS protocol – which uses the zero knowledge cryptographic technology to keep the transactions private on its network. Zcash was launched in Oct. 2016 by Zerocoin Electric Coin Company based on Bitcoin (with added privacy features). It sits on the 20th spot with a marketcap of $625 million at the time of writing. Hard forks, soft forks, networks upgrades or the likes have mostly been controversial in the Cryprtoverse. Reaching a consensus between the team backing a Crypto coin, exchanges listing the coin,…...

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Faisal Khan Faisal is based in Canada with a background in Finance/Economics & Computers. He has been actively trading FOREX for the past 11 years. Faisal is also an active Stocks trader with a passion for everything Crypto. His enthusiasm & interest in learning new technologies has turned him into an avid Crypto/Blockchain & Fintech enthusiast. Currently working for a Mobile platform called Tradelike as the Senior Technical Analyst. His interest for writing has stayed with him all his life ever since started the first Internet magazine of Pakistan in 1998. He blogs regularly on Financial markets, trading strategies & Cryptocurrencies. Loves to travel.