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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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Like bitcoin at the close of March, ethereum’s ether token has been hit with a “death cross” indicator today. The scary-sounding death cross occurs when the 50-day moving average (MA) crosses the 200-day MA from above. However, it’s worth noting that the 200-day MA includes almost one-year-old data, while the 50-day MA marks data that …

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The “world computer” is ensnared again in a heated debate. Sparked by a controversial code proposal called EIP 867, ethereum’s development forums have become something of a battleground, crowded with bitter commentary, snide pull-requests and coordinated attempts to erase the idea from the platform’s repository. For those unfamiliar, the conflict surrounds an effort to make it easier …

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“I was expecting maybe 15-20 people to care about zk-snarks, but wow.” Despite his reservations, the crowd scrambled for seats as zcash researcher Andrew Miller took to the stage at Devcon3 today. But the response, at times elated, perhaps shouldn’t have been a surprise as the third day of ethereum’s flagship developer conference featured a …

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