Browsing the "Hard Forks" Tag

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.

Not Everyone Wants a Bitcoin ETF

| Leigh Cuen

Despite the hype, some experts believe a bitcoin ETF wouldn't have much long-term impact on the broader market.

8 Teams Are Sprinting to Build the Next Generation of Ethereum

| Christine Kim

CoinDesk looks at the eight teams across the globe spearheading the push to create ethereum 2.0 – the next iteration of the blockchain network.