Tag: hard fork

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...

Nov 11 2020

Ethereum’s ‘Unannounced Hard Fork’ Was Trying to Prevent the Very Disruption It Caused

Nov 11 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum geth hard fork tech

A hard fork that split Ethereum’s chain in two was activated on purpose, calling into question Ethereum’s client coordination.

“Unannounced” Ethereum Hard Fork Proves Not All Blockchain Networks Are Built The Same

Nov 11 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  ethereum hard fork infura technical

Earlier today, a change to the underlying Ethereum code made by developers some time ago resulted in an unannounced hard fork, effectively splitting the Ethereum blockchain and creating a new version that is valid for upgraded nodes but seen as invalid by ones that did not upgrade. Obviously, this was a major issue for Ethereum users, but it also offered some lessons in...

Nov 05 2020

Next Week’s Bitcoin Cash Fork Has Exchanges Scrambling for a Solution

Nov 05 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business hard fork

Various cryptocurrency exchanges have detailed their plans to handle an upcoming Bitcoin Cash hard fork, which could split the cryptocurrency into two separate coins next week. Exchanges Will Support Both Coins At least five exchanges have announced that they will support both Bitcoin Cash tokens if a split...

May 04 2020

In Singapore Airdrops and Hard Forks are Officially Tax-Free

Crypto tax laws are still in the making and most of the countries don't have standards in place yet. However, in Singapore, the situation is different. There, The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore's (IRAS) regulates the crypto tax. And on April 17, the IRAS published a new e-tax guide called “Income Tax Treatment of Digital Tokens.” According […] The post...

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