Constantinople

Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Change to Be Considered for Istanbul Upgrade

The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said…

Ethereum Block Count Spikes As Difficulty Bomb Diffuses on Schedule

The rate at which new transaction blocks are being added to the ethereum blockchain is back on the rise after the…

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Constantinople and St Petersburg Activate on Blockchain

The long-anticipated upgrade Constantinople has officially activated on the ethereum blockchain. At 19:57 (UTC), the sixth system-wide upgrade to be…

Constantinople Incoming: Tomorrow’s Two Ethereum Hard Forks Explained

In less than 24 hours, the world’s second largest blockchain by market capitalization is expected to activate its sixth and…

How the Coming Constantinople Hard Fork Could Stir Up Ether Markets

Ether price volatility could spike in the days ahead, courtesy of an upcoming ethereum upgrade scheduled for Thursday. The Constantinople…

Ethereum’s Blockchain Is Once Again Feeling the ‘Difficulty Bomb’ Effect

Ethereum is being affected by what is popularly known as the “difficulty bomb” embedded in the code – and this…

Take Two: Ethereum Is Getting Ready for the Constantinople Hard Fork Redo

If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. Such are the words of wisdom that have been taken to…

Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital…

The Daily: Sapphire Develops GPU for Grin, TSMC Sees Drop in Mining Revenue

In The Daily this Saturday, Sapphire has designed a new graphics card suitable for mining the recently launched Mimblewimble cryptocurrency…

Ethereum Devs Propose Activating Constantinople Hard Fork in Late February

Ethereum core developers have proposed activating Constantinople – a planned system-wide upgrade that was called off earlier this week –…

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