Ethereum’s largest client Geth hard-forked after a bug was tripped Wednesday. Developers are now weighing the merits of security disclosures methods.
Exchanges may consider markets for “Beacon chain ether” – that is, ether that’s been staked in the Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract.
Ethereum developers are eyeing January for the Berlin hard fork. The backwards-incompatible upgrade of the existing Eth 1.x blockchain was first set for July.
Participation on both the Zinken and Medalla testnets has fallen as developers prepare for the deposit contract’s release.
A majority of the top Ethereum-based decentralized applications (dapps) are switching to rollups, a layer 2 for increasing throughput.
Eight of the nine mining projects answering a survey on EIP 1559 had a negative impression of the proposal, with seven saying they would not implement the change.
Developers will take a second whack at a final Ethereum 2.0 testnet after the first, Spadina, failed due to “critical peering issues.”
Ethereum testnet Spadina gives developers one more crack at practicing with Eth 2.0’s deposit contract before the real deal arrives.
After initially voting to do so, the Maker community will not compensate investors who lost big on the lending platform during “Black Thursday’s” price rout.
The supply of BitGo’s wrapped bitcoins (WBTC) topped 76,000 after setting an all-time record of nearly 21,000 WBTC minted within one week. Here’s why.
As Ethereum fees soar, a proposal to nix “gas tokens,” which let users prepay fees when they’re cheap and spend them later, is getting renewed attention.
Median fees have spiked nearly 900% in the since Aug. 2
The Snowfork proof-of-concept acts as a two-way bridge between the Ethereum and Polkadot ecosystems, according to the group.
Digital asset trust company BitGo is in the process of “reaching out” to community partners to build an Ethereum sidechain because of rising fees, according to CTO Ben Chan.
Tether’s USDT is now live on scaling blockchain OMG Network in a bid to decrease pressure on its parent blockchain, Ethereum.
From first heartbeat to last breath, YAM lasted less than 48 hours. But those are the rules of DeFi’s newest toy: “minimally viable monetary experiments.”
Ethereum and Bitcoin advocates have engaged in spirited exchange since Friday to answer an ostensibly simple question: What’s the total supply of ether?
Ethereum Classic suffered two 51% attacks in the same week. One week later, exchanges, investors and developers are split on the implications.
DeFi trading bots create “walls of executions,” resulting in higher rewards for Ethereum miners, higher profits for traders and higher fees for everyone.
Five years later, Ethereum is still chugging along as a decentralized platform for self-executing code. Eth 2.0 is quite close, but for real this time.
Medalla, the final testnet before Ethereum begins its long-awaited, gradual transition to proof of stake (PoS), has been announced.
Ethereum 2.0 client Prysm is “basically ready” to launch, according to the audit firm’s CEO Richard Ma in a phone call with CoinDesk.
The “ReGenesis” proposal by Ethereum researcher Alexey Akhunov would “nuke” the state for certain nodes. It might just fix the network’s growing data issue.
Marlin has open sourced its OpenWeaver relay network to help speed up low latency mempool syncs of the Ethereum network and support decentralization.
79% of Ethereum nodes run on Geth. Core developers have pushed back July’s Berlin hard fork so other clients can catch up.
With EIP 1559, Ethereum developers are proposing a dynamic pricing system to lower the blockchain network’s current high gas fees.
Ethereum’s consensus algorithm is not the only thing changing with the launch of Eth 2.0. The underlying cryptography itself is getting an overhaul.
Ethereum Classic has largely followed Ethereum in lockstep. But as the larger chain goes toward Proof-of-Stake, ETC is sticking with Proof-of-Work.
Developers of ether mixer Tornado Cash have destroyed their admin keys, turning the privacy tool into permissionless code.
Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin: “I defer to the client devs on timelines and if they are now saying ‘Q3’ more broadly then I believe them.”