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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...
Ethereum core developers made it known in the last bi-weekly meeting on Friday, October 19, 2018, that Ethereum's next system-wide upgrade Constantinople, will be postponed until 2019. It had been initially primed for release in November 2018 but the discovery of several bugs in the code released on Ethereum's public...
Ethereum's core developers have agreed to activate Constantinople in a testing environment, next month, according to a bi-weekly video call on Friday, September 14th 2018. As per CoinJournal's report, Constantinople is a new upgrade of Ethereum’s four-stage development plan designed to enforce specific reforms that will help in obtaining signature...
Ethereum developers have decided to delay the "Difficulty Bomb" by agreeing to include the code for such a change into Metropolis' hard fork—Constantinople. The core developers decided on a video call, streamed live on YouTube on August 31, 2018, to accept the EIP-1234 scenario for the "Difficulty Bomb's" impact...
On April 1st, 2018, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin announced a proposal that he now terms a “meta-joke”. In a surprise, Ethereum improvement proposal (EIP) Buterin suggested a hard cap for currently uncapped Ether (ETH) of 120 million coins. “In order to ensure the economic sustainability of the platform under the...