Bitcoin’s Lightning Network — the overlay protocol for fast and cheap transactions — consists of payment channels. These payment channels today rely on a somewhat complex fallback mechanism to keep everyone honest and require some level of alertness from its users. This could soon be simplified. A small group of Bitcoin and Lightning developers is […]
Developers today approved two Ethereum Improvement Proposals for the blockchain’s system-wide upgrade in October.
Ethereum 2.0 project was designed to solve the scalability and consensus problems as Vitalik Buterin , the co-founder of Ethereum said. The much-anticipated rollout features revamp in terms of security, scalability, and decentralization which could not be introduced by means of a hard fork in the existing Ethereum network. According to Samson Mow, the Chief Strategy Officer […]
Ethereum core developers have discussed a list of 29 proposed code changes to be included in ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul.
Ethereum’s core developers discussed the need for a new hard fork coordinator during a core developer meeting on March 1. Ethereum’s (ETH) core developers discussed the need for a new hard fork — or network upgrade — coordinator during a core developer meeting on March 1. As Cointelegraph reported in February, Afri Schoeden, release manager […]
CoinSpeaker Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork to Activate by Late February During the latest developer meeting, the core team agreed to adopt a “two-fork” to implement Constantinople safely on the Ethereum network. Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork to Activate by Late February Continue reading at Coinspeaker
CoinSpeaker Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Gets Delayed Due to Critical Bug ChianSecurity discovered a new bug in Ethereum Constantinople upgrade that would allow attackers to exploit the hard fork software code and continuously withdraw user funds. Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Gets Delayed Due to Critical Bug Continue reading at Coinspeaker
As Ethereum nears its imminent Constantinople hard fork, investors are keenly interested on speculating as to how it may impact the short and long-term price action for the cryptocurrency. The term “hard fork” is typically seen as being a negative event for cryptocurrencies, and this is in part due to previous forks that have badly […]
Over the past several weeks, Ethereum has seen consistent price gains that can be largely attributed to investors anticipating its Constantinople hard fork. This fork was widely viewed as being bullish due to it reducing the future supply of ETH by 33%. Now, Ethereum’s price is plunging due to Constantinople being delayed as a result […]
1 take place on block #7080000 around January 16, 2019, and recently gained the support from Binance, one of the top cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world. According to CoinMarketCap, at press time, Ethereum was trading at $155.31, with a market cap of $16.81 billion. The cryptocurrency records a trade volume of $2.89 billion and […]
Crypto exchanges OKEx and Huobi will support the upcoming Ethereum Constantinople hard fork which will fundamentally change the Ethereum blockchain. Leading cryptocurrency exchanges OKEx and Huobi Global will support the Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople hard fork which is estimated to happen between Jan. 14 and 18, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. The Constantinople […]
CoinSpeaker Binance Announces Support for Upcoming Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork Binance has confirmed support for the upcoming Ethereum Constantinople hard fork and said it will “handle all technical requirements.” Binance Announces Support for Upcoming Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork Continue reading at Coinspeaker
All cryptocurrencies dumped to yearly lows in mid-December, Ethereum among them. Some have made a slight recovery but others have taken off at a far greater pace. ETH Market Cap Doubles in Three Weeks On December 15 Ethereum was smashed to an 18 month low of just above $83 according to Coinmarketcap. Its market capitalization […]
When Craig Wright formed an alliance with CoinGeek founder Calvin Ayre to launch a hostile takeover of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, the two men predicted that their BCH implementation — Bitcoin SV (BSV) — would quickly accrue near universal support among miners due to its allegedly miner-friendly protocol specifications. This support would be so […]
Barry Silbert, founder of Digital Currency Group, has weighed in on the current state of the cryptocurrency industry. Amongst other topics, the early Bitcoin investor and proponent commented on the recent Bitcoin Cash hard fork. Silbert: BCH Fork Was a “Disservice” to the Industry One of cryptocurrency’s early proponents and the founder of blockchain startup […]
According to former Reddit crypto lead-turned-entrepreneur Ryan X. Charles, there are only a couple options for the future of Bitcoin, specifically Bitcoin Cash-spinoff Bitcoin SV — it goes to astronomical highs, or it goes to zero. To illustrate his point, published the following tweet on Friday. It seems he has decided that of the two networks that […]
The Bitcoin Cash [BCH] hard fork has garnered a lot of attention over the past few weeks in the cryptoverse. The end product of the fork was the creation of two different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV. The ABC team was led by Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver and the Bitmain CEO Jihan […]
The smoke is still clearing from Bitcoin Cash’s hard fork, but exchanges have already moved in to add support for the products of the skirmish. On November 16, 2018, what was intended to be a routine hard fork upgrade of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain became a struggle for hashing power and chain dominance as Bitcoin […]
As the actual hard fork of Bitcoin Cash approaches and users face the prospect of two versions of Bitcoin Cash, it’s important to remember what led Bitcoin Cash to this situation. As such, here is an albeit incomplete recap. The Block Size Debate Beginning around the middle of 2015, Bitcoin blocks started becoming full, and […]
OKEx, a popular cryptocurrency exchange made a special announcement regarding the Bitcoin Cash [BCH] futures contracts with the onset of the hard fork. However, the announcement was made after the execution of the delivery of futures contracts. OKEx stated that the BCH futures contracts will stop trading for a while to be delivered later. The […]
Part system upgrade, part political battle, Thursday’s BCH hard fork could get interesting.
Over the past day, bitcoin cash mining pools supporting Craig Wright’s Bitcoin SV have consolidated even more of the relative amount of hash power.