hard fork

‘Extremely Dangerous’ — Bobby Lee Regrets Backing Bitcoin SegWit2x

Bitcoin’s (BTC) failed hard fork attempt from 2017, SegWit2x, was “extremely dangerous and irresponsible,” says a CEO who was formerly…

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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Sees Miners ‘Waste’ Money on 14 Invalid Blocks

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) miners appear to have wasted money mining 14 blocks on the wrong chain after the altcoin underwent…

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As Bitcoin Cash Hard Forks, Unknown Mining Pool Continues Old Chain

A rogue chain has developed during a planned bitcoin cash hard fork, as an unknown mining pool failed to update…

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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Completed as First Invalid Block Detected

The planned hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash network has been completed, as the first block considered invalid by the…

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Bitcoin Cash Difficulty Volatile Ahead of Nov. 15 Hard Fork

An upcoming planned hard fork in Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will impose relatively simple technical changes to its consensus mechanism that…

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Ethereum Istanbul Hard Fork Release Date Confirmed By Core Developer

Team lead at the Ethereum (ETH) Foundation Péter Szilágyi has confirmed Dec. 4 as the expected date for the network’s…

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Æternity Releases Final Hard Fork Software to Compete with Ethereum

The core development team of blockchain platform Æternity announced the release of the software of its latest hard fork, namely…

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Aragon Opposes Change to Ethereum’s Mining Algorithm Before 2.0 Version

The Aragon community has officially proclaimed itself against ProgPOW. ProgPOW is a proposed protocol change to the Ehereum network that…

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Ethereum Targets Dec. 4 for Istanbul Mainnet Activation

Ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, is scheduled to arrive on mainnet the week of Dec. 4. The decision was made…

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Qtum’s First-Ever Hard Fork Qtum 2.0 Is Now Active

Major Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain Qtum has gone through its first-ever hard fork today, updating the network to Qtum 2.0. Major…

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