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hudson, jameson
Ethereum's Istanbul Upgrade Arrives Early, Causes Testnet Split
Ethereum's "Istanbul" system-wide upgrade, or hard fork, arrived two days earlier than expected – causing miner confusion.
hudson, jameson

Brian Armstrong
Coinbase Is Using an Ethereum Upgrade to Help Merchants Accept USDC
Coinbase Commerce is putting ethereum's latest systemwide upgrade, Constantinople, to the test.
Brian Armstrong

asics, bitcoin mining, miners
Ethereum's ProgPoW Mining Change to Be Considered for Istanbul Upgrade
The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to allow for broader participation in its network.
asics, bitcoin mining, miners

blocks, art
Ethereum Block Count Spikes as Difficulty Bomb Diffuses on Schedule
Block creation numbers on the ethereum blockchain are back on the rise after a successful roll out of the Constantinople and St. Petersburg hard forks.
blocks, art

ceiling, pattern
Constantinople Incoming: Today's Two Ethereum Hard Forks Explained
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 setbacks already, the highly-anticipated activation of Constantinople may or may not go as planned.
ceiling, pattern

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How the Coming Constantinople Hard Fork Could Stir Up Ether Markets
Ether price volatility could spike in the days ahead, courtesy of an upcoming ethereum upgrade scheduled for Thursday.
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bomb
Ethereum's Blockchain Is Once Again Feeling the 'Difficulty Bomb' Effect
Ethereum is being affected by the "difficulty bomb" embedded in the code, but this month's hard fork will ease the issue – for now.
bomb

eth foundation, virgil
Take Two: Ethereum Is Getting Ready for the Constantinople Hard Fork Redo
The world's second largest blockchain by market capitalization is gearing up for a hard fork its tried to activate before called Constantinople. This time, developers are confident it will work.
eth foundation, virgil

ethereum, art
Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let's Avoid That
"Staking as a service" is taking off. We need to think hard about what this means for crypto's evolution, warns Michael J. Casey.
ethereum, art