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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

Inside Ethereum’s Plan To Reduce Energy Consumption by 99%

Ethereum intends to move to proof-of-stake in the future. Making a move to POS will supposedly cut the energy consumed by a hundredfold, or around 99%. There have been repeated claims that cryptocurrency uses too much energy and is therefore inefficient and environmentally unfriendly. Some reports find that mining cryptocurrency uses more energy than gold mining, some the opposite. Some researchers find that mining is overall bad for the
environment. Continue reading Inside Ethereum’s Plan To Reduce Energy Consumption by 99%

Popula Stores News on Ethereum’s Blockchain

Subscription-based news platform Popula has made history by providing the very first fully stored news article on a blockchain platform. Earlier this week, Maria Bustillos, the editor of journalist-owned Popula, announced the placement of an article published on the website has now been stored on the distributed ledger. Continue reading Popula Stores News on Ethereum’s Blockchain