Browsing the "Hard Forks" Tag

Congressman Emmer to Reintroduce Tax Bill Focused on Crypto Hard Forks

| Annaliese Milano

U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to reintroduce a bill that would benefit taxpayers holding cryptos resulting from blockchain hard forks.

Ethereum Core Developers Debate Benefits of More Frequent Hard Forks

| Christine Kim

Ethereum core developers are discussing the possibility of executing more frequent hard forks as the software aims to offer new features.

Ethereum’s ProgPow Mining Change Approved Again, But Timeline Unclear

| Christine Kim

Ethereum core developers reaffirmed during a meeting today that mining algorithm change "ProgPoW" would be added to a coming hard fork.

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Ethereum Block Count Spikes as Difficulty Bomb Diffuses on Schedule

| Christine Kim

Block creation numbers on the ethereum blockchain are back on the rise after a successful roll out of the Constantinople and St. Petersburg hard…

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Activate on Blockchain

| Christine Kim

Two long-anticipated upgrades appear to have officially activated on the ethereum blockchain, the world’s second-largest by market value,…

Constantinople Incoming: Today’s Two Ethereum Hard Forks Explained

| Christine Kim

Tomorrow is the big day for ethereum's sixth (and seventh) backwards-incompatible upgrade since mainnet launch back in 2015. Having faced a number of…

Take Two: Ethereum Is Getting Ready for the Constantinople Hard Fork Redo

| Christine Kim

The world's second largest blockchain by market capitalization is gearing up for a hard fork its tried to activate before called Constantinople. This…

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Ethereum Devs Propose Activating Constantinople Hard Fork in Late February

| Christine Kim

After a security vulnerability was found in ethereum's next system-wide upgrade just days prior to activation, core developers now hope to execute…

One Month Later, Which Crypto Is Winning the Bitcoin Cash Split?

| Sam Ouimet

After a month of wild volatility and 'hash wars,' the public still has yet to pick a clear favorite out of the two new bitcoin cash forks.

Ethereum’s Geth Software Upgrades Ahead of January Hard Fork

| Nikhilesh De

Geth has locked ethereum's upcoming Constantinople hard fork into its latest code release.