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Ethereum’s Constantinople Fork Won’t Occur For Another few Weeks

This week has not been overly positive for Ethereum enthusiasts. It would appear the promised Constantinople hard fork will be postponed until late February or even early March. Initially, it was planned to go into effect this month. Fixing some lingering flaws and bugs is…

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 Grin. In other news related to the minting of digital coins, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reported a significant decrease in its revenues from the…

Did Bitcoin Cash Fail? 500 Days Since the Fork, it Looks Like it Did

Nearly 17 months after the contentious fork that gave birth to Bitcoin Cash, it may be safe to say that the entire purpose of the fork may have been defeated, rendering Bitcoin Cash as little more than just another altcoin. An examination of the available…

Ethereum Team Lead: Constantinople Hard Fork to Activate in Late February

Ethereum core devs have reportedly postponed the activation of Constantinople hard fork until late February. Core developers of Ethereum (ETH) have postponed the activation of the Constantinople hard fork until late February. The upgrade is now set to be implemented at ETH block 7,280,000, as…

What Caused Ethereum to Delay Their Much-Awaited Hard Fork?

Ethereum Core developers announced on Tuesday that they would postpone their much-awaited Constantinople hard fork. The team, which has previously settled January 16 as the official date for the Ethereum blockchain upgrade, decided to delay it after ChainSecurity found potential vulnerabilities in the code. The…

Ethereum: Analysts Believe Upcoming Constantinople Fork Will be Bullish

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…

Only 16% of Ethereum Nodes Upgraded Before Hard Fork, it’s a Nonissue

Ethereum will migrate it’s blockchain from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake in a hard forking event dubbed as Constantinople by January 16. But only 16% of its nodes are ready for the upgrade so far. The message that is going out in the community is that miners…

Coinbase, Kraken Join Major Exchanges Supporting Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork

Two major crypto platforms join the likes of Binance and Huobi in pledging to proactively monitor this week’s Ethereum update. Major United States cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken became the latest to confirm support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, both announcing on Twitter, Jan.…