Hard Fork

Ethereum Burns 36% of New Coin Issuance Over 2 Days

At first glance, EIP 1559 seems to be working effectively. A closer look at the numbers may suggest otherwise.

Tech  ·  6 August 2021

What Crypto Analysts Are Saying About the Ethereum Hard Fork

"The notion of ethereum becoming a deflationary cryptocurrency in the future is now tangible, and the effects on ethereum’s valuation could be profound," said one analyst.

Markets  ·  5 August 2021

Valid Points: Why EIP 1559 Makes Debugging Ethereum Dapps Harder

Also: ETH is on a 12-day winning streak in the run-up to the London upgrade.

Tech  ·  4 August 2021

Ethereum’s London Hard Fork Expected to Launch on Aug. 4

The protocol update includes five Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs), most notably EIP 1559 and EIP 3554.

Tech  ·  6 July 2021

4 Common Misperceptions About Ethereum’s EIP 1559 Upgrade

Here's a look at the promises of EIP 1559, expected for activation sometime next month.

Tech  ·  18 June 2021

Valid Points: What Eth 2.0 Validators Can Expect After the ‘Altair’ Upgrade

The Eth 2.0 network is preparing to take its training wheels off.

Tech  ·  19 May 2021

US Congressman Reintroduces Bill With Tax Protections for Investors With Forked Crypto Assets

The legislation would outlaw penalizing taxpayers until the IRS clarifies its policies.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 May 2021

Berlin Hard Fork Is Now Live on Ethereum

The upgrade incorporates four optimizations aimed at gas efficiency and improved security.

Tech  ·  15 April 2021

Ethereum’s EIP 1559 Fee Market Overhaul Greenlit for July

A large majority of Ethereum miners are against the proposal. But that hasn’t stopped developers from scheduling the upgrade for July.

Tech  ·  5 March 2021

Cardano Becomes a Multi-Asset Blockchain With Today’s Hard Fork

Enabling new tokens is a step on the path to full smart-contract functionality.

Tech  ·  1 March 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.”

Tech  ·  27 January 2021

Cardano to Launch Hard Fork Before Next Major Development Phase

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

Tech  ·  5 December 2020
Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash Has Split Into Two New Blockchains, Again

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

Markets  ·  15 November 2020
Bitcoin Cash

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

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

Markets  ·  14 November 2020

Developers Debate Disclosure Protocols After ‘Accidental’ Ethereum Hard Fork

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

Tech  ·  13 November 2020