Ethereum 2.0 ‘Dress Rehearsal’ Gets a Second Shot With Zinken Testnet

Developers will take a second whack at a final Ethereum 2.0 testnet after the first, Spadina, failed due to “critical peering issues.”

Tech  ·  1 October 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Developers Launch Spadina, a Three-Day Practice Testnet

Ethereum testnet Spadina gives developers one more crack at practicing with Eth 2.0’s deposit contract before the real deal arrives.

Tech  ·  29 September 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Testnet Medalla Goes Live With 20,000 Validators

Medalla, the final testnet before the anticipated launch of Ethereum 2.0 later this year, is now live, the Ethereum Foundation announced Tuesday.

Tech  ·  4 August 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Developers Announce ‘Final’ Testnet Before Network Launch

Medalla, the final testnet before Ethereum begins its long-awaited, gradual transition to proof of stake (PoS), has been announced.

Tech  ·  22 July 2020
Smart Contracts

IOTA Foundation Enters Base Layer Race With ‘2.0’ Testnet

IOTA's new testnet addresses the technical feature that nuked the blockchain-like network for nearly two weeks earlier this year.

News  ·  1 July 2020