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Merge Testing on Ethereum: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Ethereum’s developers are using new testing infrastructure to assess network mechanics and client readiness ahead of the Merge.
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Bitcoin Coders Confront an Old Quandary: How to Upgrade an Entire Network
An old debate is resurfacing in the bitcoin developer community, underscoring one of the critical challenges confronting decentralized systems.
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Bitcoin Cash Miners Propose Controversial Soft Fork for Zcash-Style Development Fund
The proposed fork will see 12.5 percent of block rewards diverted to a new BCH-specific development fund. Reactions have been mixed.
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A Fight Is Breaking Out Over Bitcoin Cash – And It Just Might Split the Code
Bitcoin cash devs are fighting over what code changes to make next. If no one compromises, hard-forked coin could itself split into two.
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The Downside of Democracy (and What it Means for Blockchain Governance)
Introducing on-chain governance to crypto networks is likely to make them more like nation-states with the inefficiencies that entails.
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The Age of Endless Blockchain Forks Is Coming to an End
Real-world assets will force a change in blockchain governance, writes EY's Paul Brody. Forks will still be possible, but will attract fewer users.
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Bitcoin Forks and Livestock Law? Tax Day 2018 Is a Different Animal
U.S. income tax treatment of forks is unclear. A conservative approach would be to treat the receipt of new cryptocurrency as taxable ordinary income.
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No-Fork Guarantee? New Cryptocurrency Touts Resistance to Code Splits
Hedera, a new public ledger developed by enterprise DLT software firm Swirlds, uses a patented codebase to prevent forking or cloning of the currency.
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Prices Aside, Crypto's Tech Stack Is Steadily Improving
The crypto industry may be struggling to move past all the emphasis on price alone – but tangible progress is being made on the technology today.
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The Death of the ICO (And 4 Other 2018 Predictions)
The year of interoperability? Or enterprise digital asset adoption? Both futures might be on the table for 2018, according to Ripple's CTO.
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