Browsing the "Byzantium" Tag

Upgrade Complete? Ethereum’s New Software Isn’t Quite Stable Yet

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Days after the ethereum blockchain underwent a system-wide upgrade, developers have still yet to confirm the software is fully stable.

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Ethereum’s Gavin Wood Is Calling for More ‘Conservative’ Hard Forks

| Pete Rizzo

One of the founders of ethereum is calling for the network to learn its lesson from Monday's fork, arguing better upgrade processes are needed.

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Ethereum’s Byzantium Hard Fork Is Running Smoothly, Developers Say

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Although it's still very early days for ethereum's Byzantium upgrade, developers indicate that the hard fork is running smoothly so far.

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Ethereum Executes Byzantium Blockchain Software Upgrade

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Ethereum's Byzantium upgrade has just executed by way of a hard fork at block number 4,370,000.

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Hours to Go: How to Watch Ethereum’s Fork as It Happens

| Alyssa Hertig

Hard forks have become a kind of spectator sport in the cryptocurrency community. Here's how to watch the latest: ethereum's Byzantium upgrade.

Ethereum Developers Find Geth Bug as Hard Fork Nears

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Ethereum's Geth has re-released its Byzantium hard fork software after spotting a bug. But low adoption is concerning with the fork so close.

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At Last? Parity Releases Revised Software Ahead of Ethereum Hard Fork

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

One of the main providers of software underlying the ethereum protocol has faced delays with its preparations for an upcoming fork.

History Repeated? Confidence High Ethereum Will Avoid Blockchain Split

| Alyssa Hertig

About three days before the Byzantium hard fork, developers are by and large optimistic, even though small protest movements continue.

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Ethereum Software Sees Delay Ahead of Byzantium Fork

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

With only around three days to go before ethereum launches into Byzantium, the second largest client is struggling to meet the deadline.

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The Byzantium Countdown: What’s Left Before Ethereum’s Next Fork?

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

With only days remaining before ethereum's next hard fork, CoinDesk outlines how stakeholders are moving forward to prepare.