Tag: hard fork

Nov 06 2021

Aug 15 2021

Is This Upcoming Event the Last Chance for LISK?

LISK had an auspicious beginning and became a popular blockchain project. Over the years, however, the project ran afoul of various issues, causing a lack of luster and a drop in popularity. Yet LISK may climb back into the spotlight with its upcoming major upgrade on August 21. LISK will undergo a hard fork on August 21. At that time, the platform plans...

Aug 14 2021

Does DeFi Make Ethereum Unforkable? Here Are The Facts

This is an interesting thought experiment. Is the current Ethereum unforkable? Do all the Decentralized Finance products and instruments built on top of it make an Ethereum fork an instrument of the past? Also, in the rare case of a hard fork, do the backers of the stablecoins DeFi depends on hold too much power? A staple of decentralization, a fork is one...

Aug 02 2021

Senator Wyden Thinks Crypto Taxation Needs a “Real Solution”

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May 19 2021

Apr 16 2021

A $115K Bitcoin by August?

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Apr 15 2021

Ethereum Successfully Launches Berlin Hard Fork

Apr 15 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis berlin ethereum hard fork

The second-biggest blockchain by market cap completes another major upgrade. Ethereum Berlin Fork Launches Ethereum has just completed its Berlin hard fork. The update went live on Ethereum's...

Mar 26 2021

Cardano Unveils Smart Contracts Timeline, Pushing ADA

Mar 26 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ada cardano hard fork iohk markets

The so-called "Ethereum killer," Cardano, is back in the spotlight after its founder announced when the protocol would finally enable smart contract functionalities. New Cardano Hard Fork Underway IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson made headlines after publicly ...

Mar 05 2021

Ethereum “ETH Buyback” Update Scheduled for Summer 2021

Big news for Ethereum: the network's major EIP-1559 update is happening this summer. ETH Buyback Ready to Ship EIP-1559 will go live in Ethereum's London hard fork, expected to launch in July. Tim Beiko, the coordinator for the various researchers working on the update,...

Mar 02 2021

Cardano Adds Native Tokens With Latest Hard Fork

Mar 02 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  altcoins cardano hard fork technology

Cardano has launched a new hard fork, allowing developers to issue native assets on the blockchain. Cardano Supports Native Custom Assets IOHK, the development company behind Cardano, activated a new hard fork known as Mary on Mar. 1 at 21:44:51 (UTC). Mary is the second of the three hard...

Jan 27 2021

Valid Points: What to Expect When Ethereum 2.0 Undergoes Its First ‘Hard Fork’

Here's what the impending Eth 2.0 hard fork means, and why Ethereum devs are still debating the “Ice Age.”

Dec 05 2020

Cardano to Launch Hard Fork Before Next Major Development Phase

Dec 05 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cardano hard fork news smart contracts tech

The hard fork will introduce the token locking mechanism, one of its most significant new functions, to the mainnet.

Nov 30 2020

Ethereum Classic Activates Thanos Upgrade, Increasing Access for GPU Miners

Nov 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum classic hard fork miners news tech

The Thanos upgrade is aimed to allow more miner participation and thus increase security.

Nov 16 2020

Grayscale’s Bitcoin Cash Trust AUM Shrinks by $1.6M After BCH Hard Fork

Since the hard fork was announced, BCH users have been sending large amounts of BCH through cryptocurrency exchanges.

Nov 15 2020

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Complete, Battle for Dominant Chain Begins

Nov 15 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis hard fork

The Bitcoin Cash hard fork to two separate chains--BCHN and BCHABC--is complete, and the support from miners is split 60% and 37% among the two competing sides. Unlike common voting, the majority does not kill the minority chain. Instead, two versions of the chain continue to exist as long as miners and users transact on the network....

Bitcoin Cash Has Split Into Two New Blockchains, Again

Nov 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bch bitcoin cash hard fork markets

Bitcoin Cash split into two blockchain again, but one of the new chain has received no hashpower so far.

Nov 14 2020

Roger Ver: Bitcoin Cash Hard Forks Could Have Thwarted PayPal Support

Nov 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin cash hard fork markets roger ver

Roger Ver, one of the biggest bitcoin cash advocates, is not a fan of the scheduled fork event of the cryptocurrency's network.

Nov 13 2020

Developers Debate Disclosure Protocols After ‘Accidental’ Ethereum Hard Fork

Nov 13 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum geth hard fork open source tech

Ethereum’s largest client Geth hard-forked after a bug was tripped Wednesday. Developers are now weighing the merits of security disclosures methods.

Nov 12 2020

Bitcoin Cash Holders Dump Millions Ahead of Hard Fork

Nov 12 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  hard fork markets

Bitcoin Cash holders rushed to exchanges this week, transferring more than $250 million to trading platforms ahead of the...

Ethereum Developers Allegedly Suppressed Knowledge of Infura Bug

Nov 12 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis bug hard fork

Ethereum is under fire in response to yesterday's events, as the crypto community claims that developers deliberately and non-transparently triggered a hard fork to resolve a vulnerability. Ethereum Backlash Over Infura Outage Developers behind Ethereum's Geth client note that there has been...

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