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Charlie Lee Positive on LN as Monero Prepares for a Hard Fork

It will always be there that EOS critics will point out to the level of centralization visible in the block producers list. Unfortunately, they will always turn a blind eye to the platform’s stellar performance. Nonetheless, we expect higher highs in days to come and as Monero prepares for a system upgrade tomorrow, they are releasing a new GUI update ...

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Faces ‘Consensus Issue’ in Testing

An alleged “consensus issue” in the testing of a planned hard fork of Ethereum, called Constantinople, has caused a testnet to be “not usable,” according to a tweet from Ethereum blockchain infrastructure firm Infura October 13. Infura’s tweet also advises developers to use other testing networks while the Ethereum developer community is “investigating” the issue. As reported by multiple Ethereum ...

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Is There a Purpose to the Upcoming Bitcoin Air “Fork”?

If there is one trend that has become apparent in cryptocurrency, it is how Bitcoin tends to spawn a lot of new ideas. Not all projects are worth paying too much attention to, for rather obvious reasons. The Bitcoin Air project, which is possibly not even a serious project, is trying to generate some buzz among crypto enthusiasts. The Bitcoin ...

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Bitcoin’s Block Size Can Be Increased Without Hard Fork, Says Blockstream Co-Founder

Bitcoin (BTC) protocol developer Mark Friedenbach introduced a method for Bitcoin scaling he claims will not require a hard fork at a workshop in Tokyo October 5. The new concept presented at the Scaling Bitcoin workshop, entitled “Forward Blocks,” suggests a major on-chain capacity boost by means of a Proof-of-Work (PoW) alternation that is done as a soft fork, combined ...

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Hits the Testnet Next Week

Ethereum is somewhat struggling to maintain its position in the cryptocurrency market rankings. This is primarily because of the success of Ripple’s XRP, and the lack of scaling on Ethereum’s side. That latter aspect will come to change soon, as the Constantinople hard fork will go live on the Ropsten testnet in less than a week from today. Taking Ethereum ...

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Sustainable EOS Fork Telos Prepares for Network Launch

With a market cap of well over US$4 billion, EOS is a behemoth in the crypto space. It’s many supporters hail the network as the “Ethereum killer”, citing free transactions and massive transaction throughput. Additionally, it boasts the most successful ICO in terms of funds raised to date. Despite these metrics, EOS maintains a questionable reputation in the cryptocurrency space. ...

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Sustainable EOS Fork Telos Prepares for Hard Fork

With a market cap of well over US$4 billion, EOS is a behemoth in the crypto space. It’s many supporters hail the network as the “Ethereum killer”, citing free transactions and massive transaction throughput. Additionally, it boasts the most successful ICO in terms of funds raised to date. Despite these metrics, EOS maintains a questionable reputation in the cryptocurrency space. ...

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Bitcoin Fork Faces Cryptocurrency Exchange Delisting after 51% Attack

Three months after Bitcoin Gold fell prey to a high-profile 51 percent attack, one of the cryptocurrency exchanges affected by that exploit is threatening to delist BTG unless the coin’s developers help cover its losses. Last week, the Bitcoin Gold organization announced on its official website that Bittrex, a top-30 cryptocurrency exchange by volume and one of the few to ...

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