Tag: hard fork

Jan 13 2023

Polygon Plans Hard Fork for Jan. 17 to Prevent Gas Fee Spikes and Reorgs

Polygon Labs, the entity behind the Polygon blockchain, plans to upgrade its network in a hard fork next week. In a blog post on Thursday, the Polygon team...

Sep 26 2022

A Bitcoiner’s Guide To Proof-Of-Stake

A technical and in-depth analysis of the trade-offs that Ethereum’s consensus mechanism makes in its switch to proof-of-stake and how proof-of-work differs.This is an opinion editorial by Scott Sullivan.Normally Bitcoiners don’t care too much about what goes on in Shitcoin-land, but now that Ethereum has merged to proof-of-stake (PoS),...

Sep 23 2022

Ethereum Fork Mastermind Says ETHW Will Have The Same Value As ETH

The Ethereum hard fork token (ETHW) has been popular after playing off the popularity of the Ethereum Merge. The fork was carried out in a bid to keep Ethereum in its original proof of work mechanism, and the ETHW token resulted from it. Chandler Guo is now known as the self-appointed organizer of the hard fork and he has shared his thoughts on...

Aug 26 2022

Cardano hard fork ‘closer’ as 42% of blocks have upgraded SPOs

Aug 26 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  cardano hard fork iohk news

Before conducting the Vasil hard fork, IOHK wants to see at least 75% of new blocks come from improved nodes in addition to two additional "important signs". The blockchain business that runs the Cardano network, Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), has revealed the status of three crucial indications that will launch the mainnet update, claiming […] The post...

Aug 13 2022

Ethereum ($ETH) Surpasses $2,000 As Merge Event Gets Closer

Ethereum (ETH), the second largest cryptocurrency in the market surpassed the psychological level of $2,000. This is an important moment for ETH investors and followers as the virtual […]

Aug 12 2022

Will ETH Merge Result in a Hard Fork?

The Merge is getting real. The date is now set for mid-September 2022, just a month away. Recently, some miners wanted to start a new chain, the ETH PoW chain. Bitmex thinks this is a possibility and has a new futures contract out on it. But how realistic is it that there will be an Ethereum hard fork? A few big players already...

Aug 09 2022

Ethereum Is The Most Prospective Blockchain For Web3, Hard Forks Not Necessary – DeBank

DeBank labels Ethereum as the best chain for Web3 and will not support hard forks if they emerge.

Aug 04 2022

Justin Sun Pledges 1 Million ETH To Hard Fork As Ethereum Miners Generate $11 Billion In 2022

Summary: Revenue from Ethereum mining has surpassed proceeds boasted by Bitcoin miners. Arcane research shows that ETH miners have generated around $11 billion in 2022 so far. Bitcoin miners have managed $10 billion as of press time. Ethereum's switch to Proof-of-work could ultimately eliminate the role of miners on the network. The transition dubbed "The Merge" is scheduled for September 19, as previously...

Aug 02 2022

Jul 22 2022

Softchains Bring Two-Way Pegs And Potential Room For Use Cases — But Not Without Security Costs

Softchains are a sidechain implementation that interact on a deeper level with consensus mechanisms, which can bring benefits and risks.This is an opinion editorial by Shinobi, a self-taught educator in the Bitcoin space and tech- oriented Bitcoin podcast host.In this next piece looking at different sidechain implementation designs, we're going to go through...

Jun 21 2022

Cardano (ADA) Price Down Today As Vasil Hard Fork Pushed To July 2022

Summary: The Vasil Hard Fork will not happen on June 29, 2022, as previously scheduled. Developers need more time to fix seven bugs before shipping the update, per reports. IOHK's Nigel Hemsley stressed that the hard fork cannot be rushed. Hemsley also pointed out that developers have made a mountain of progress regardless of the change in dates. ADA is in red on...

A History Of Bitcoin Hard Forks

A lively conversation and response to Jameson Lopp’s recent article that researches the answer to the question, “Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?”Listen To The Episode Here:Apple...

Jun 06 2022

Cardano (ADA) Pumps Over 12% Amid Crypto Market Recovery And Vasil Hard Fork Hype

Summary: The cryptocurrency markets rebounded with broad-based gains across tokens. Total crypto market cap reclaimed $1.35 trillion. Cardano's ADA was a top gainer with over 10% over the last 24 hours. ADA's latest surge could be based on anticipation around the latest update dubbed Vasil Hard Fork. Vasil's testnet recently went live and is expected to hit mainnet launch by July 2022. Cardano’s...

Jun 01 2022

What’s Next for Cardano Following Its Recent Rebound?

Jun 01 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  cardano hard fork technical analysis

The market was taken aback by ADA's remarkable performance, which saw the token jump by more than 50% in the last three days. ADA price has undergone significant recoveries in the past during weak markets, with several of them proving to be bull traps. Cardano will also receive a major update in the form of the Vasil hard fork, which will include four...

May 18 2022

Breaking: Over 78% Of Terra Holders Favor Hard Fork, Early Voting Shows

May 18 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news hard fork news terra luna crash

Terra has opened voting on its highly contentious proposal to hard-fork the blockchain, founder Do Kwon said on Wednesday. Early voting indicates that over 78% of the community is in favor of forking the blockchain and creating a Terra Version 2.0. About 21.7% of holders have voted against the proposal and invoked their veto powers....

May 16 2022

Do Kwon proposes new governance protocol to save Terra blockchain

May 16 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  altcoin news hard fork lunc terra classic

Do Kwon, co-founder of Terra Luna cryptocurrency, unveiled a revised plan to repair the blockchain ecosystem following considerable market volatility and inherent protocol design problems that wiped out the blockchain's market cap. Terraform Labs will propose a new governance concept for the Terra Luna blockchain on May 18, according to Kwon (token name: LUNA). The […] The post...

May 03 2022

Soft Fork vs Hard Fork: What Are the Differences?

. When dealing with decentralized technology, there is often much more than meets the eye. Peeling back the layers of blockchain technology exposes the dense underlayers of the blockchain and crypt...

Mar 31 2022

Bitcoin's Code Is Immutable And Can Withstand Attempts To Make It Proof Of Stake

Attacks to make Bitcoin change its issuance mechanism to proof of stake are futile. History has shown that this type of attack will not work.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1186: "They're trying to 'change the code' again." Sign up for the newsletter here...

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...

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