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Ethereum’s upcoming hard fork, Constantinople, will activate in a testing environment next month, core developers agreed on Friday. As detailed by CoinDesk, Constantinople features various backward-incompatible changes designed to increase efficiency on the ethereum network, alter its economic policy and delay the so-called “difficulty bomb.” Speaking in a biweekly video call, developers said the upgrade …

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Constantinople, ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, is coming soon to a node near you. Finalized August 31, Constantinople includes five different ethereum improvement proposals (EIPs). Once released on ethereum, the proposals will permanently alter the blockchain with a host of new backwards-incompatible upgrades. This means that nodes — the network of computers that run ethereum software …

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“When mining ether won’t pay for power anymore, what will you do?” The question – posed on an ethereum forum Thursday – is emblematic of a growing anxiety among the miners who today dedicate both computing power and machinery to securing the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency. Grappling with the emergence of ethereum ASICs, or specialized mining hardware built …

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A proposal that, if enacted, would change how much new cryptocurrency is released on the world’s second-largest blockchain was finalized Friday, with developers agreeing to include the code for such a change as part of ethereum’s upcoming October upgrade, Constantinople. Speaking on a video call, a group of 14 developers agreed to support code that …

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Full details of the now concluded developer meeting can be found here. Miners, investors, developers and more. That’s a summary of the diverse set of ethereum stakeholders that will be in attendance at an upcoming developer call, according to Ethereum Foundation communication officer Hudson Jameson. Set to take place at 14:00 UTC Friday, the live-streamed meeting aims …

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Ethereum developers are already implementing code for Constantinople, the network’s next system-wide upgrade. The second part of a series of upgrades to make the ethereum network more efficient and less costly in terms of fees, Constantinople will be activated sometime before October’s Devcon4 ethereum conference, according to stakeholders during a core developer meeting Friday. That …

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