Hard Forks

Ethereum’s Istanbul Hard Fork Is Now Live

“Developers don’t want to build on a moving target, and backwards compatibility should be taken seriously as well,” Izquierdo said…

Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade Will Break 680 Smart Contracts on Aragon

For governance platform Aragon, ethereum's system-wide upgrade on Wednesday is expected to break hundreds of smart contracts. Here's why. Source:…

Steemit to Automate Development Funding With New DAO

Steemit, a blockchain project that focuses on monetizing social media sites, has given details of a coming code upgrade that…

Privacy Coin Zcash Will Soon Undergo Its First ‘Friendly’ Fork – Meet Ycash

In about five hours, the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Zcash will spawn a new blockchain network called Ycash. It’ll be the first…

Grin Network Executes First Hard Fork in Bid to Decentralize Mining Power

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin has just executed its first backward-incompatible upgrade, also called a hard fork. Today’s planned upgrade introduces key changes…

Ethereum Devs Approve First 2 Code Changes for ‘Istanbul’ Hard Fork

Two Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) have been approved for inclusion in ethereum’s next major upgrade, Istanbul. These are the first…

Alternateth: A ‘Friendly Fork’ of the Ethereum Blockchain

One ethereum community member is about to begin what one might call a “friendly fork” of the ethereum blockchain. Called…

Ethereum Classic’s Next Crypto Code Upgrade Is Back on for September

In a public call Thursday, Ethereum classic developers recommitted to releasing a system-wide upgrade, or hard fork, to the blockchain’s…

Ethereum Classic to Test Code for ‘Atlantis’ Upgrade This Month

Ethereum classic developers are speeding up plans to test a proposed upgrade for the blockchain network. The move to ramp…

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