Finally: Ethereum’s Network Upgrade Constantinople Is Here

Constantinople, an upgrade to Ethereum’s network has gone live. The upgrade marks the end of a month-long wait due to the discovery of potentially hazardous security vulnerabilities in the upgrade’s underlying code. The Constantinople and St. Petersburg upgrades were activated at block number 7,280,000 yesterday, Feb. 28. At the moment, not all Ethereum users have gotten onboard the network. At […]

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Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork Set to Happen at Block 7,280,000 Later This Week – BTCMANAGER

The eagerly-awaited Ethereum Constantinople hard fork is expected to introduce severe changes to the Ethereum Improvement Proposal. Several factors will get affected including the blockchain’s core protocol specifications, client APIs and contract standards. This, according to the official announcement in an official Ethereum blog post on February 22, 2019. [Image Source: achainofblocks.com] Multiple Efficiency Improvements The update is expected to […]

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Ethereum’s Next Upgrade Likely This Week

Ethereum network’s next upgrade, namely Constantinople and St. Petersburg, is predicted to occur on February 28, according to an Ethereum blog post. The updates are scheduled to happen at Ethereum’s block 7,280,000. The exact date is subject to change depending on block times between now and then and could be activated 1or 2 days before or after, the statement noted. […]

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Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork Suspended For Security Reasons

Ethereum (ETH) core developers have reached an accord to put on hold the much-awaited hard fork of protocol dubbed “Constantinople.” The upgrade which was slated to take place this month has been postponed to a later date after a smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity sounded an alarm bell. The firm unearthed a critical vulnerability that could be exploited to steal […]

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Coinbase, Kraken Announce Support For Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork

Cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken have announced that they will be supporting Ethereum’s Constantinople hard fork. The Ethereum hard fork, which will be activated at block number 7,080,000, is a step towards moving the Ethereum model from a proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake paradigm. It will consist of several codebase modifications specified by five different ethereum improvement proposals (EIPs). These include: […]

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Ethereum [ETH]’s Constantinople hard fork gets support from Binance

Ethereum [ETH] has been performing immensely well this new year and has taken over the position of being the second-largest coin on the top-10 cryptocurrencies list. Ethereum’s highly anticipated Constantinople hard fork, which is scheduled for January 16, has been speculated to be one of the reasons for the currency’s price pump. Binance, arguably the popular cryptocurrency exchange, has extended […]

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Ethereum [ETH] Constantinople Mainnet hard fork scheduled for block 7080000, says core developer

The most awaited hard fork in the cryptocurrency community, Ethereum [ETH]’s Constantinople is finally set to take place in Q1 next year. The hard fork is going to occur at block 7080000 around January 16, 2019. The announcement was made by key developers of the platform on their social media platform, including Peter Szilagi and Afri Schoedon. Szilagi said: “#Ethereum […]

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