Category Archives: ETH

Ethereum Hard Fork Rescheduled: Here’s When Constantinople Will Finally Launch

One of these problems is a significant group of miners continuing to mine as if the hard fork had actually taken place. Another problem is how to proceed with the upgrade intended to produce lower transaction fees, among other improvements. After a developer meeting Friday, Ethereum has decided to postpone the Constantinople upgrade and to disinclude the source of the “reentrancy bug,” that is, all code changes related to EIP-1283. Several proposals led up to the decision. Continue reading Ethereum Hard Fork Rescheduled: Here’s When Constantinople Will Finally Launch

Ethereum Postponed its Hard Fork, But Some Miners Didn’t Listen

On January 15, Ethereum’s developers put out a security alert that they were postponing the scheduled Constantinople upgrade. Not everyone made the appropriate changes, however, and there is a currently a parallel universe of Ethereum mining. A “chain split” has occurred, and some miners are mining the unofficial Constantinople chain without consensus from the majority of the network. Continue reading Ethereum Postponed its Hard Fork, But Some Miners Didn’t Listen

Gauging Community Expectations and Developer Readiness as Ethereum’s Constantinople Launch Date Approaches

The next attempt to implement the Ethereum (ETH) hard fork is expected to come in the interval from Jan. 14 to Jan. 18 — or according to Afri Schoedon, the release manager for the Parity Ethereum client, Jan. 16. At that point, the 7,080,000 block will be extracted, and the Constantinople upgrade will be activated. Continue reading Gauging Community Expectations and Developer Readiness as Ethereum’s Constantinople Launch Date Approaches

Did Google Blacklist Ethereum Ads? Crypto Firms Report Issues

Earlier this week, an Ethereum startup in Serbia discovered that its advertisements on Google were not being shown in certain regions. As the company investigated the case further, it found out that the keyword “Ethereum” has been completely banned on Google Ads and is not served to users on the platform. Continue reading Did Google Blacklist Ethereum Ads? Crypto Firms Report Issues

Crypto Scammers are Taking Advantage of Ethereum Hard Fork Concerns

Upcoming forks in Ethereum and Ethereum Classic have given opportunity to scammers. Two alleged “hard fork” versions are trying to steal money from users of both. Ethereum Nowa claims to be forking away from ETH. Ethereum Classic Vision claims to fork away from ETC. These forks are allegedly in response to regularly scheduled network upgrades in both blockchains. Continue reading Crypto Scammers are Taking Advantage of Ethereum Hard Fork Concerns