Browsing the "Hard Forks" Tag

Ethereum Devs Approve First Code Changes for ‘Istanbul’ Hard Fork

| Christine Kim

Developers today approved two Ethereum Improvement Proposals for the blockchain's system-wide upgrade in October.

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Meet Alternateth: A ‘Friendly Fork’ of the Ethereum Blockchain

| Christine Kim

One community member holds plans to execute a "friendly fork" of the ethereum blockchain in two months time.

Ethereum Classic’s Next Crypto Code Upgrade Set for September

| Christine Kim

After dissent earlier this month, ethereum classic developers decided today to recommit to a hard fork activation date in September.

Ethereum Classic to Test Code for ‘Atlantis’ Upgrade This Month

| Christine Kim

Ethereum classic developers are speeding up plans to test a proposed upgrade for the blockchain network later this month.

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Privacy Crypto Grin’s First Hard Fork Planned for July

| Christine Kim

This summer will see the first network upgrade for Grin, a privacy-oriented cryptocurrency that uses the technology Mimblewimble.

Ethereum Classic May Delay Upcoming Hard Fork ‘Atlantis’

| Christine Kim

Ethereum Classic developer failed to reach consensus today a "final call" to approve, update or reject upcoming system-wide upgrade or hard fork,…

The Real Discussion About Ethereum’s Next Hard Fork Is About to Begin

| Christine Kim

Ethereum core developers have discussed a list of 29 proposed code changes to be included in ethereum's next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul.

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.