Block 494,784: Segwit2x Developers Set Date for Bitcoin Hard Fork
The developer team behind the Segwit2x scaling proposal is set to announce a formal date for a planned bitcoin hard fork today.
Hard forks have become a kind of spectator sport in the cryptocurrency community. Here's how to watch the latest: ethereum's Byzantium upgrade.
The Geth implementation of ethereum has new code that enshrines an upgrade hard fork for later this month.
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.
The planned roll-out date for ethereum's "Byzantium" network upgrade is being postponed to October 17.
Ethereum's 'Metropolis' upgrade is still being developed, though the project's core developers have set a testing schedule for the fall.